<VV> oil filters now air filters
therobbins82 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 17:40:56 EDT 2009
I don't really agree with what they said just reported it hence the FWIW I
added at the end.
From: FrankCB [mailto:frankcb at aol.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:20 PM
To: The Robbins; virtualvairs at corvair.org
Subject: Re: <VV> oil filters now air filters
Makes sense! However, even thought it doesn't hurt fuel mileage in a
modern car, a partially restricted air filter will limit the TOTAL air flow
passing into the engine so it therefore limits the TOTAL power available
when you drive with "foot to the floor".
In a message dated 10/27/09 14:50:53 Eastern Daylight Time,
therobbins82 at gmail.com writes:
No Corvair content but to further throw dirt into the air, I read in
Consumer reports that changing air filters at regular intervals doesn't
really help fuel mileage since the computer takes the available air and
mixes it with fuel like nothing is wrong. Glad I read this AFTER I put the
K&N lifetime filter on my Suburban. FWIW.
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