Go Back   North East F-Body Association > Tech > SBC/BBC

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 09-20-2014, 03:52 PM
Video's Avatar
Video Video is offline
Rolling with over 50 posts
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 103
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 46
Thanks (Received): 1
Likes (Given): 48
Likes (Received): 11
Dislikes (Given): 0
Dislikes (Received): 1
Default More flow less torque?

It seems like the more flow my engine has the less pull it has.

I bought my car bone stock. It had original exhaust, intake, ignition, everything. It was slow but from a stop it would kick you back and you could really feel it pull.

As soon as i removed the cat and put on an aftermarket muffler (Flowmaster 80) i felt less torque, maybe more in the upper end. Then today I put on a Spectre air filter for more flow up top and as i leave after putting it on again it feels like it has less pull.

I think the best word to describe is it feels a lot smoother throughout the RPMs. Its very consistant but it just doesnt seem as torquey/jerkey as it did before.

So whats the deal am i imagining it? Do i need to adjust the air/fuel ratio now? Less back pressure? Usually the placebo effect is opposite where you think your car suddenly has 50 extra HP, not the opposite.
__________________
1989 Camaro RS - LO3 305, 700r4: Stage 2 Tune, MSD Blaster Coil, Edelbrock Air Cleaner, Hedman Headers & Y-Pipe, Cat Delete, Flowmaster 80 Series Muffler, AC Delete, Smog Pump Delete
Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:53 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.