Mods Face Off Result: True-Flow XDi Intake
Mod Tested: True-Flow XDi Intake
Date: 12/4/08 - 12/5/08
Dyno Location: SVS R&D, Sacramento CA
Track Location: Sacramento Raceway, Sacramento CA (Canceled due to weather)
***Remember to always review and keep in mind the Mods Face Off Testing Methodology Q&A while reviewing these results.***
- Well-made unit that fits well.
- The oiled foam filtration should do a great job of keeping out the crud.
- No instructions were supplied in the test unit, but there's not much to the install.
- Without instructions, I could not determine how to separate the two parts of the canister to swap the filter. There are four screws securing it, but removing those did not let the two parts come apart. I did not take any pry tools to the seam, because it is not my own unit. Not sure what the procedure is for taking the unit apart to clean/swap the filter element.
This line of intakes seems to be big in the truck crowd - and it's called an "extreme duty" intake. My gut feeling is that this is not a performance intake, but rather a harsh environment intake. If you're driving dusty roads with regularity, this may be a good choice for you.
We were not able to test this unit with its own elbow - as it was not in the kit when we received it. The tests were done with a similar elbow, and as such, cannot be reported as official MFO results.
Last edited by Junior; 12-14-2008 at 04:17 AM.
In this picture, the hanger bar is not attached to the block, like intended on a "permanent" install:
Here's the kit we tested, minus the elbow:
Looking into the tube-side of the intake:
Looking at the oiled foam filter on the inlet side of the intake:
Last edited by Junior; 12-09-2008 at 05:08 PM.
I gotta say something, I know it ain't right, but damn I gotta say it anyhow.
To the guy that designed it.
WTF were you thinking???.
But fit and finish were superb
Second only to the CFHA IMO.
From wild to extra wild we got you covered with crap ya never knew you needed.
The first 6.1 transformation and it all went down hill from there.
08 route 66 burnout champion 07 Shindig 6.1NA winner. Willow Springs 1:42!!. 11.796 @ 117mph
an Open end Doh