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pod filter/heat shield on rb25det question??

11-10-2006, 09:14 PM
i just bought a heat shield for my pod filter which is a k@n.. just wanna know what does the heatshield do... and does it help you gain any hp??
sorry if its a dumb question lol.

11-11-2006, 05:08 AM
I say No, but other think yes. Complete waste of money to me.

11-11-2006, 05:51 PM
hmmm ok. i put a shield on it anyways. i heard that u wont lose any performance as compared to the pod exposed..mind you i dont have any cold air going to the pod.. even if it dosent work it still looks flash lol. i got a 3 inch exhaust from turbo back in it now. (makes a big difference). what else do i need for maximum air flow? i heard a z32 airflow meter is good...stuff like that. thanks.

11-12-2006, 02:15 AM
What do you have? A GTS, or a GTSt?

11-12-2006, 04:28 AM
its a series 2 r33 gtst. what do u have mate?

11-12-2006, 06:43 AM
I have 3 GTRs. What is a series 2?

Are you in England? You need a Power FC to upgrade your MAF, not really worth it unless you upgrade your turbo as well.

11-12-2006, 06:28 PM
a series 2 gtst is a 96 model to early 98

12-01-2006, 05:01 PM
i put the heat shield on and believe it or not i can feel it more responsive in the warm weather.. thanks for the intel mate

12-01-2006, 05:40 PM
Good to hear.

I can see if the car is sitting for a bit, and you take off, but at speed I cannot see it helping at all.

Not say it does not help, but sometimes the mind can convince yourself that the money you spent is justified, if you know what I mean.

12-12-2006, 04:56 PM
yea man i know what you mean... i bought the power fc and i should notice the difference when it boosts to 12 - 13 psi :P.. thing should haul some butt now me thinks.

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