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The Magnuson Moss Warranty Act would superseed this. Hyundai would have to prove what you modified casued the damage to the vehicle. They cannot just void your warranty because you modified it.
Actually, the burden of proof is on the consumer. He would need to prove that the modification did not cause the damage which wouldn't be easy since automakers have armies of lawyers and expert witnesses that he would be up against.

 

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Actually, the burden of proof is on the consumer. He would need to prove that the modification did not cause the damage which wouldn't be easy since automakers have armies of lawyers and expert witnesses that he would be up against.

Look up the prohibited tying provision in section 700.10. This is also discussed on the FTC website: This does not preclude a warrantor from expressly excluding liability for defects or damage caused by “unauthorized” articles or service; nor does it preclude the warrantor from denying liability where the warrantor can demonstrate that the defect or damage was so caused.

There seems to be a conflict between the jury instructions that were given and the wording on the FTC website. Any lawyers want to speak up?

 

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In addition to the negatives of sucking hot air from the engine compartment - particularly on a turbocharged engine, it can also be counterproductive to modify the factory plumbing in such a way that eliminates any resonators which exist to smooth air pulses to reduce noise and improve air flow.

That's definitely interesting
 

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Ok so I have read many speak of the "hot air intake" and being experienced in this industry, this is more a naturally aspirated issue than a turbo issue. This is what most of the other foreign make and model guys make fun of Honduh "tuners" for. B18 with a fart can and short ram intakes got roasted for days on Nissan forums and the like. Still do on ALL forums now including honda ones.

However... look at the mechanics. Look at all variables. These engines were tuned and manufactured to the harshest heat settings. The intercooler is the BUFFER between the intake temps and the compressed air temps which are much hotter than the 25 degree difference you introduced with the "hot air intake". With compressed air, intake temp is "less of a concern" than on a naturally aspirated engine. Intake temps will not negate the added airflow on an intake system with higher air flow combined with a better flowing exhaust. Spool will be faster, air temp will be within 10 degrees of the factory box give or take due to the size of intercooler in the setup (Which can easily be erased by an intercooler sprayer - t off a windshield wiper sprayer and run a line to the cooler with a sprayer ;) ) and overall response will improve with a quality setup. Throwing a spectre wally world filter on will do nothing. Yes we know. But a good quality k&n or similar with an extention off the maf sensor into the airbox cavity would be slightly more ideal for sure.

Just my 2 cents.
 
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