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      01-03-2013, 01:39 AM   #11
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MS elbow only fits a specially made MS filter. The filter that's designed for the elbow is different from the MS standard drop-in or any drop in. This makes it more difficult to test the individual components.

Originally Posted by Munit View Post
There is not a single thread with thoughts on the breakdown of how the intake adds power. 12 hp seems to be the standard but not everyone wants to put scoops on for example. My friends had the same dilemma, were not interested in scoops and all of us have a green filter which leaves us buying the MS intake for only the new elbow. Is the elbow worth the bulk of the hp? if so how?

If not my guess is the filter is a good 5-6hp and elbow 5. Scoops 1