I currently have stage one installed but I also bought the stage 2 add on. How hard is to upgrade to stage 2??
Same. Wifey gave me permission to buy the EC finally today. How hard is it to flash to V2 if i just go with V1 until Intake back in stock? Just mail it back and get new tune? May start with a V1 if so.I am interested to install one too... but seems out of stock from the website....🤦🏻
So to recap....sprint filter, designed for off road and racing, great as long as fits well, which it does in the 4c. Slight increase in induction noise, and breathes better than stock. May increase power/response a small amount.
V2, also filters well, but dramatically increases induction noise, and repositions intake away from hotter area. May increase power and response a small amount over sprint.
Did I get this right? Anyone have any other reason why either would be more harmful than stock or better than the other?
Thanks! Doc,V1 upgrades the hose from the MAF to the turbo inlet with a silicone hose. V1 also upgrades the drop in filter in the stock airbox with a Sprint filter.
Intake sound is relative as it is a tad louder but compared to the exhaust tone, it is minimal.
V2 replaces the stock air intake all together. You remove the stock airbox, install the upgraded silicone hose from the turbo inlet to the MAF and connect the open element filter to the MAF.
Intake sound is definitely increased compared to stock and how good and/or tolerable that increase and difference in sound is (or isn't) is dependent on the driver (and passenger). But I would make a guess that there is a 20:1 ratio of owners who love them vs. don't love them. I maybe completely wrong but people who don't like it are in the vast minority.
Any intake will not significantly increase power, if any. But the intake is more of an additive component to increasing engine efficiency and maximizing the most out of your tune.
Personally I absolutely love the V2 sound.
I'm also in the market for one - here's to hoping that they're back in stock soon!Thanks! Doc,
According to the way v2 shoorten the air path, it already make me fill 10HP faster......
Let's hope Eurocomplusion have the stock available soon.
Or any forum member had used one willing to sell?