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    Is it safe or is there any benifit in cutting the fins just a bit shorter, maybe 1/4 to 1/2 inch?
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    Maybe a stupid question but, Why? WT


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    I wouldn't touch them, leave them alone. I know what you're trying to do, you're trying to decrease your parasitic drag. However while you may reduce some drag, you'll lose controllability and for me, that is not a viable option.
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    Dont touch em!!! I recently spent a considerable amount of time removing a intake from a project that had them ground clean off ....wasn't going to chance not being able to control it........I was told by a very knowledgable guru that you need them to drive against....just my 2cents
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    Quote Originally Posted by 987 View Post
    Dont touch em!!! I recently spent a considerable amount of time removing a intake from a project that had them ground clean off ....wasn't going to chance not being able to control it........I was told by a very knowledgable guru that you need them to drive against....just my 2cents
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    a broken 1 will disrupt intake flow to at speed, i know that for a fact removing any from them we'll also cause cavitation at high speeds, learned that lesson too

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