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“The TurboChevy” – Intake R&D, Part 2: Weighing Our Options

The team developing this intake for our 2016 Chevy Camaro 2.0T or what I call “The TurboChevy" has been buzzing with activity. In the last post, we discussed the stock intake and analyzed each component to get a good understanding of its design. There were several ways our engineers could have created an intake for this system, and we tried and tested a few of those designs, which yielded some interesting results. If you followed our 2016+ Camaro SS intake development, you’d see that we went through multiple designs to achieve the desirable.  In some ways … Continue Reading ››

“The TurboChevy” – Intake R&D, Part 1: The Stock System

Chevy really decided to make history with this brand-new Camaro. It has the smallest motor ever offered in a Camaro and also marks the first Camaro with a four-cylinder power-plant since the third generation. This is also the first time any Camaro has been offered with a factory-installed turbocharger. To put that in perspective, the last time any Chevy even offered a factory-turbocharged, rear wheel drive vehicle with a manual transmission was back in the 1960’s with the Corvair! My parents weren’t even out of grade school yet! This 2.0L turbocharged LTG Ecotec motor puts out a factory-rated 275hp with 295ft-lbs … Continue Reading ››

The Mustang GT Intake R&D, Part 1: The Stock System

We’ve had our Mustang GT for a good while now, and it’s time to begin our development of the performance intake. We'll begin by quickly dissecting the stock system and deciding on the direction we’d like to go with our design.
Stock 2015+ Mustang GT intake
Stock 2015+ Mustang GT intake
The stock intake is fairly standard; from the center-mounted throttle body, the intake tube extends toward the driver side of the engine bay and incorporates the curved design that embodies the style of that classic V8 intake. Continue Reading ››