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hi everyone i resently saw a a metal thing called "vortex" that goes inside the throtle body and air intake, that makes air spin and it supposed to help air get inside the engine faster and give you more horse power...is that true is is it another one of those scams????
 

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I got one and it worked great, the only problem is sometimes I had trouble controlling it from a stop because it was too fast.
 

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[quote author=edrection link=topic=65609.msg1123807#msg1123807 date=1167350329]
yeah it works. its like a turbocharger, its bad ass. + 50-80 hp. +20 more if you put the sticker on the car.
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wow!!! i thought it was a scam well looks like im getting one with my cai when i get the money
 

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oh for the love of God guys... don't screw with the new members- you never can tell if they have any automotive knowledge or not.

There are conflicting reports on inserts to create a vortex- some say it helps mileage, some say it helps power, others say it does nothing or even hurts. Spike TV's "Trucks" Stacey David tested one, and the dyno showed nothing for power.

Perhaps such a thing would work if it was installed further ahead of the throttle body to smooth airflow all the way in; but right before the TB dosn't seem like it could possibly do much of anything. Also, you have to consider- what beyond that point causes turbulence? Well, the throttle body itself can! Butterfly valves will cause turbulence.

My opinion? Waste of money. Now, drop the X and change it to CH and you may be on to something..... (Vortech is a super-charger company if you don't know)




edit: I see "eat, sleep, paintball" in your sig- i'm a big pball player too, whatchya shoot?
 

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^^ [quote author=Vikz link=topic=65609.msg1123829#msg1123829 date=1167351264]
[quote author=edrection link=topic=65609.msg1123807#msg1123807 date=1167350329]
yeah it works. its like a turbocharger, its bad ass. + 50-80 hp. +20 more if you put the sticker on the car.
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wow!!! i thought it was a scam well looks like im getting one with my cai when i get the money
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[quote author=tigermack link=topic=65609.msg1123860#msg1123860 date=1167352371]
... are you serious?
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He only has 8 posts, so I'm guessing, yes.
 

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dindt feel the sarcasm in the thread and yeah im new into this but now i know thanx zorminster

well i been playing for 3 years now and i have a shocker NXT and im going to buy a PMR incase my shocker goes bad which it has never done what about you
 

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I shoot a system X Vengeance X- it's a cocker clone. Got an ANS ram on it and run a PMI Bulldog 2 65/4500. Got an Evil Pipe Kit and it shoots darts. I've been playing about eight and a half or nine years now. Played competitively for a short time on team Headrush / Bad Influence - we just played local tourneys though, nothing real big.
 

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Vikz, just as an FYI, anything that says it provides incredible horse power for little money will not work. Stick with the usual stuff starting with intake and exhaust...
 

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[quote author=Vikz link=topic=65609.msg1123806#msg1123806 date=1167350139]
hi everyone i resently saw a a metal thing called "vortex" that goes inside the throtle body and air intake, that makes air spin and it supposed to help air get inside the engine faster and give you more horse power...is that true is is it another one of those scams????
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Hey, it works great, for sectioning small ripe melons such a cantaloupe. extra HP, nah... :lol:
 

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[quote author=WetsuitxNinja link=topic=65609.msg1124192#msg1124192 date=1167366876]
Paintball is for sissies :shock:
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lemme guess, your an airsofter? you silly army types... ;p

I've had blood brought on more than one occasion from paintball... and i've seen as many injuries as pro football it seems. lol. broken wrists, ankles, legs- check. shot it the nuts? yup. so tired you can't hardly walk the next day? oh yea. Biggest smile i can have next to driving fast (to the paintball field)
 

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[quote author=Zorminster link=topic=65609.msg1124242#msg1124242 date=1167369907]

broken wrists, ankles, legs- check. shot it the nuts? yup. so tired you can't hardly walk the next day? [/quote]

Sounds like a hoot can't wait to not try it....

I think I'll stick to laser tag. LOL
 

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:femgearhead: . As said before, almost anything on ebay, the vortex, are all junk and it's best to stay away
 

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[quote author=edrection link=topic=65609.msg1124434#msg1124434 date=1167399977]
or xbox
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stay away from the wii, I hear you can sustain massive injuries with that though.. lol
 
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