How easy is it to install? Nice set up. Do you feel any low end torque or power?
The positives of a short ram is easier to install, remove, or work on. It’s much easier to service. So since you are able to suck in more air, there is less restriction than the stock air box.
I pick my mods carefully, and its really up to you on what you believe works with your vehicle, and what results you want to achieve.
Nice pictures but where's the data to back up your claim?I have always been skeptical with certain mods for cars.. Until someone totally legitimate actually does what I thought wouldnt happen.. Now Im not going to share any facts here of dyno data or graphs.. But all i wanna share to you guys is that I personally got to go to a very private event with Toyota with another member here and it involved a mildly modified sienna and a highly modified Sienna at a track.
Long story short, the highly modified Sienna had a short ram intake just like the one AF dynamic is selling and YES... They did Dyno the van and yes the ECU wasnt flashed or tuned either.. All it had though was a extensively engineered intake and an exhaust that wasnt just made but also R&D 'd as well during the development of the parts. Can't mention the builders as well BUT he was known to be a nascar driver and now does work with TRD and Toyota..
I can't really share too much info on it as well as many pictures BUT i will share one or 2... So with that said, are short ram intakes useless? These guys proved me wrong ... They CAN make a difference.
Pics show the simple but extensively researched vortex intake, Limited slip differential made in japan exclusively for the Sienna :grin:, bunch of drivers who test drove the BEAST sienna, and one of VANkulture's member's Siennas laid out on the track.
Believe what you want to believe but all I can say is if the BEAST sienna can slap around a Camaro S/S on track (not even close either) then I believe everything thats in it.
Hey Cape, great info and would have loved to be at that Toyota event too. Although we all know you can't pull 40hp with just an intake and exhaust without at least reprogramming the ECU, it's great to know Toyota is spending R&D to possibly improve the next-gen Sienna. The flip side is the potential that our engines have and did Toyota actually detune it at the factory.I seriously wish I can share them BUT.. I cant. I didnt even get to keep the portfolio that had all the data but I can assure you 100% it is real.
All the data are completely confidential and owned solely by toyota. Maybe one day they will share it in SEMA but for now you'll just have to trust the pictures I shared to you that there is such a thing.
Im not trying to sell you anything so its not like i have a basis to overrule ur doubts. Im just trying to explain to you that intakes CAN make a difference and its been proven on the track. Theres nothing I can do if you dont believe me but unfortunately there are certain things out of my control.