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    s3 8l tip

    hey guys

    my tip has broke off, im losing alot of power, could this cause it???

    what are the side effects of this?

    i need to get a new one but driving around without a tip, is it safe?

    thanks

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    so your car is sucking in unfiltered air? and unmetered?

    not ideal
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    Quote Originally Posted by s3 beast View Post
    hey guys

    my tip has broke off, im losing alot of power, could this cause it???
    Yes...

    Quote Originally Posted by s3 beast View Post
    what are the side effects of this?
    See above...

    Quote Originally Posted by s3 beast View Post
    i need to get a new one but driving around without a tip, is it safe?...
    No....

    Worst case, bye bye turbo as it sucks in all sorts of stuff buggering the blades...

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    No its not safe, no tip = no filtered or measured air, if something kicks up of the road it could smash the turbo to bits..
    It will cause your lack of power

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    going to put a full induction one time

 

 

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