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      08-11-2009, 08:09 PM   #1
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Cool Race Precision RPi Ram Intake Scoops *DYNO/PICTURES*

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I'm proud to be an authorized dealer for Race Precision (RPi). RPi's Ram Air Scoop is a cost efficient mod that gives real wheel horsepower.

The Ram Air Scoops converts your factory intake system into a ram air type. Other aftermarket induction kits mostly suck in hot air causing a loss of performance. The use of heat shields are not very affective as heat shields mainly work to block radiant heat. Utilizing the stock intake boxes, expect an 8-15whp gain with 70mph airflow.

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      08-11-2009, 10:33 PM   #2
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How did you dyno this? You just put a huge fan in front of the car?
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Lots of debate about scoops in general, although I will say that if any company out there made an effective set, it would be RPi. I know its not free, but why not go outspend a few bucks on these...at best they are one of the best $/hp mods out there, at worst the placebo effect will make you feel better!
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      08-12-2009, 01:46 AM   #6
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Lots of debate about scoops in general, although I will say that if any company out there made an effective set, it would be RPi. I know its not free, but why not go outspend a few bucks on these...at best they are one of the best $/hp mods out there, at worst the placebo effect will make you feel better!

Very true its seems like only RPI has the scoops for M3/M5/M6
and reading from the past threads its been a good mod.

But how is it dynoed at 70mph with the HP gains/?
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Yes RPi has a fan that blows at 70mph.

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      08-12-2009, 01:50 AM   #8
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Yes RPi has a fan that blows at 70mph.
I don't know if its 70 mph but that thing is HUGE...
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      08-12-2009, 01:51 AM   #9
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Eloy posted it was 70mph at some point. But yeah it's HUGE.

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I don't know if its 70 mph but that thing is HUGE...
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I don't know if its 70 mph but that thing is HUGE...
No shit you aint kidding!!!, I know that Eloy at RPI uses the same fan for all his proven tests of these scoops on the M5 and M6. I put the scoops in my M6 and gained around 12 hp at the wheels- not bad for the price and its all incremental hp.
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RPi Scoops FTW!!!!

Worth every last penny of it!
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i thought it was around 5whp ? not it is 15whp ... wow the number is growing every day ... that fan must be blowing harder than before ...

i wouldn't spend a single penny on this
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i thought it was around 5whp ? not it is 15whp ... wow the number is growing every day ... that fan must be blowing harder than before ...

i wouldn't spend a single penny on this

so don't, your loss. even if it only gives 5hp, its worth it IMO for under $100 bux.
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so don't, your loss. even if it only gives 5hp, its worth it IMO for under $100 bux.
more like my gain ...


I had rpi and other brand scoops on my car and both of them don't do anything except blocking your radiator ...
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that's fine. this mod isn't for everyone but most love the product. the scoop does come with a 30 day money back guarantee just in case you feel like it doesnt work.

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more like my gain ...

I had rpi and other brand scoops on my car and both of them don't do anything except blocking your radiator ...
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i thought it was around 5whp ? not it is 15whp ... wow the number is growing every day ... that fan must be blowing harder than before ...

i wouldn't spend a single penny on this
Aleks the gain on the M3 varies but its generally less than what the M5 and M6's gained as I have been told but there are gains at the 70+ mph mark. I got some real nice gains from the M6 scoops and its all relative the price you pay: For the M3, 7 hp for 100 dollars or close to that is an excellent ratio IMHO.

This isnt SOTP hp that you will feel but like I said earlier its incremental hp that doesnt hit the pocketbook hard!!
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nice!

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Aleks the gain on the M3 varies but its generally less than what the M5 and M6's gained as I have been told but there are gains at the 70+ mph mark. I got some real nice gains from the M6 scoops and its all relative the price you pay: For the M3, 7 hp for 100 dollars or close to that is an excellent ratio IMHO.

This isnt SOTP hp that you will feel but like I said earlier its incremental hp that doesnt hit the pocketbook hard!!
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Even if the scoops add 2hp that equates to $50 per HP...a relative bargain in my book .
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No shit you aint kidding!!!, I know that Eloy at RPI uses the same fan for all his proven tests of these scoops on the M5 and M6. I put the scoops in my M6 and gained around 12 hp at the wheels- not bad for the price and its all incremental hp.
you have a nice stable of cars buddy! Very tastefully modded too.

Sorry to go off topic, regarding the RPi, I feel a lil regret selling mine. Will be getting another set soon, in different color of course!
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Hmm I've seen other comprehensive dyno tests of these scoops that showed absolutely no gain whatsoever.
But as snake oil goes it not too expensive.
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Do you happen to know where? I'd love to take a look.

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Hmm I've seen other comprehensive dyno tests of these scoops that showed absolutely no gain whatsoever.
But as snake oil goes it not too expensive.
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can I get these in the UK?

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