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      07-20-2016, 12:04 PM   #1
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what does chargepipe do?

hi guys.

what does a chargepipe do in a car???

please explain...
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hi guys.

what does a chargepipe do in a car???

please explain...
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      07-20-2016, 02:27 PM   #3
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hi guys.

what does a chargepipe do in a car???

please explain...
It routes air from the turbo >> intercooler >> charge pipe >> engine. Basically carries the turbo's / compressed air into the engine.

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Pretty much what Mike said.
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okay then what does an aftermarket chargepipe do??
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okay then what does an aftermarket chargepipe do??
It is mainly used to resist breakage of the OEM chargepipe. The OEM chargepipe is plastic and if you search around you can see several people that have had theirs crack and break. With stock boost this can happen. If you're modding you almost NEED to get a metal chargepipe so you aren't always running into the dealer or else hanging dry when you're out of a warranty.

Also I see the description claims enhanced throttle response, I can't speak to that, you'd have to ask around.
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okay then what does an aftermarket chargepipe do??
It's commonly upgraded as the stock one is prone to failure, typically once you add extra boost.

The stock one is made of plastic and is very frail.

It's not usually a question of will your stock charge pipe will fail, it's just when.

Lot of guys wait till it breaks, which is not recommended. You end up spending extra waiting as most guys need overnight shipping to get their cars on the road.
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what's an engine?....J/K
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