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Old 12-28-2007, 07:26 PM
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Tornado air feedback?

I was going to cut off the horns in my intake today (1989 f250 460) and I discovered the previous owner had installed a couple of Tornado air devices I pulled them out and left the horns in for now to see if that makes a difference. The Torndado air devices have a web site www.tornadoair.com it appears to be snake oil and if anything seems like it would have obstructed the air intakes. Any feed back on these?
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Old 12-28-2007, 08:03 PM
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Any device that improves combustion efficiency would raise horsepower. There is good reason you don't see them on race cars.
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Old 12-31-2007, 12:21 AM
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They make your wallet lighter, so the engine has less weight to pull around, thus making the truck faster
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They don't do anything for you besides waste your money. If your looking for one, check around in the dumpster, that's where you'll find them, they are garbage!
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Never tried one, don't believe it works, but Bobby Likus advertises them on his radio show.
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Never tried one, don't believe it works, but Bobby Likus advertises them on his radio show.
Paid endorsements are usually just that: Paid endorsements.

Doesn't mean the product is good or bad (in and of itself), it just means the check cleared the bank.



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Paid endorsements are usually just that: Paid endorsements.

Doesn't mean the product is good or bad (in and of itself), it just means the check cleared the bank.



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How true!!
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Old 01-06-2008, 07:47 PM
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"Bobby Likus advertises them on his radio show."

The endorsement of someone without technical background who does not supply proof is a bunch of guano.
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I was able to try one for free for a few months, and noticed absolutely no difference in anything at all. It was nice and shiny though, would look pretty cool hanging from the ceiling. You could make a windchime out of it.
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I could use a couple to hang around my garden in the summer to scare away the crows.....

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They got a rating of "craptastic" in a Jeep article once.. I'll try to find that one and share it, it was a hilarious beat down...
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Have a friend with a 03 f150 4wd, not sure of the motor. But he bought one of these units and he ended up pulling it back off, total waste.
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70 bucks for some cheap stamped tin they can bite my shiny metal rear.
I looked in to these things a lil more and they say it does improve mpg but by only a half ah mile to ah Mile they must be crazy.
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junk and owner is a jerk

They are junk and the company stinks bad, pure and simple.

I had a 1995 Chevy Silverado (forgive me for I have sinned...I have a 2007 PSD now...) and bought one of those junks in about 1996. They had a claim that if you did not see any benefit within 30 days to return it for money back.

I tried it for 30 days, although calendar wise it was about 60. I am in the military and was in the field for 30 of those days so the truck sat and I wanted to give it a fair chance. It did nothing. I called the company and explained why I had it for 60ish days and not 30 and wanted my money back. The guy was a complete jerk. He was the owner. He told me 30 days was 30 days - period.

Only offered to swap it for one for my other vehicle.

I put it in the trash and did not look back. Figured Karma would get him and I would call him Earl.

Thing that irritates me was the company has a lot of Christian verses and chapters they use and this was definately NOT a Christian attitude. Regardless of your beliefs.....heck, they claim the Christianity part. (not a church/no church push - just feeds the experience I am trying to relay).

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"I looked in to these things a lil more and they say it does improve mpg but by only a half ah mile to ah Mile they must be crazy."

THEY are smart and rich. If I bought their scam I'D be crazy. Every engine performance parameter is measurable.

"Thing that irritates me was the company has a lot of Christian verses and chapters they use and this was definately NOT a Christian attitude."

What was the customary penalty for False Prophets?
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