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Unread 07-02-2007, 02:03 PM   #1
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I was looking for cheap performance upgrades for the fun of it and I came across this little gadget called an ECOTEK valve, the thing is why would you install it to the brake vacuum hose?

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From what I read on their site, it's supposed to swirl the air going into your engine which should make it combust more efficiently, this isn't a new idea and there are many other products that claim to do this, I've never tried one so my guess is as good as yours as to how well it works.

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just another skeem to con people out of their hard earned money

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Not sure about its legitimacy. It is indeed true that if you can get air to swirl as it goes into your engine it will combust more efficiently. Do some research about them on the net. Their product has probably been reviewed quite a few times before.
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I was looking for cheap performance upgrades for the fun of it and I came across this little gadget called an ECOTEK valve, the thing is why would you install it to the brake vacuum hose?

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sounds rubbish to me sorry

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definitely a pipe dream. N/A engines are tough to pull power out of without Forced induction below a V8. Even todays High tech V6's with all kinds of bolt ons will only Dyno about 350WHP (basing it off of Nissans VQ).

If you really want to get some good power, drop $3K on a turbo setup.
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Lol thats such a gimmik!!! Wow. Be sure you replace the muffler bearing when you install that or youll fry your continuum bypass module!!!
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I dunno, I've heard you need a left handed monkey wrench to replace the muffler bearing.
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