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The Tornado bolt on part...joke right?

This is a discussion on The Tornado bolt on part...joke right? within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; I was just thumbing through a Summit racing catalogue, and ran across one of those "Tornado" bolt on parts that ...

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    The Tornado bolt on part...joke right?

    I was just thumbing through a Summit racing catalogue,
    and ran across one of those "Tornado" bolt on parts that claims a 5-10 hp increase, and even more unbelievable, up to 15% fuel economy, when you bolt it on your air intake. I remember when these things came out a while ago on TV infomercails and always figured they were a joke (claiming things like "air molecular technology" to increase performance!) and can't believe someone has'nt filed a class action suit agains't this thing, but I was kind of shocked to see it show up in a respected catalogue. Just curious, has anyone out there actually used one of these in their car and seen any difference in hp/fuel economy performance?

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    You are correct, it is a joke. As of right now I believe the only owner who uses one on this site is Spaz

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    i have one on my lawn mower and love it

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    Waste of money

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    i was kidding. i have a procharger on my john deere

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer Sooner View Post
    i have one on my lawn mower and love it
    I would expect nothing less from a sooner fan.
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    QUOTE=OSU Football Fan;1511899]I would expect nothing less from a sooner fan.
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    well, you know how sooners and sooner fans are, we dont settle for mediocre or average.

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    your engine naturally makes a vacuum. because of this air gets sucked up with a good amount of pressure. these will sometimes be pulled apart and bits of plastic get into your engine. its happened to people that use them.

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    Sarge uses them in all his vehicles.... ask him

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    As of right now I believe the only owner who uses one on this site is Spaz

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