Hey guys just bought an Elantra and amthinking of modding it. my friend tells me Tib air intake kits will fit it as they share the same engine...true or false?<img src=icon_smile_question.gif border=0 align=middle><li></li>
The MAF sensor measures the actual amount of air flowing to the engine, while the MAP sensor measures the air pressure in the intake.
For light performance mods, you won't notice a difference between the two performance-wise. Cosmetic wise the MAF is a big ugly black tube that you can't get rid of, while you won't actually see the MAP sensor.
they work in very different ways. they both are sensors to measure how much air is basically going into your engine. the ECU checks with the MAF or MAP and calcuates the Air/Fuel mixture according to tables stored in the ECU based on the readings from the MAF/MAP
MAF = mass air flow. the sensor is usually located right after your air filter, it's generally more accurate then a MAP sensor, but they in general are very very delicate. i know that VW's and Soobs have alot of MAF problems on their MAF equipped cars.
MAP = Manafold Absolute pressure. it basically does just what it says, determines how much air is coming in based off the pressure at the intake manafold. their generally really tough sensors, but arent as accurate. Honda uses MAP sensors almost exclusively.
i dont really see how there would be much performance difference between the two, just the MAP is a tiny bit more accurate. i know on my 18t i have both MAP and MAF sensors, and i can disconnect the MAF and i dont see hardly any performance difference between the two.
I saw mechanics specs stating that the engine is a new variation of the original. The new engine was pumping out 147hp and 135lb-ft as oppossed to the 140 and 133. It was information that came from hyundai to the service department. The Tib should have the same 4banger in 2003.
<img src=/images/forums/snitz/disapprove.gif width=15 height=15 border=0> I think those are engine specs before US market, to meet US emissions. Anyone know how to bring it up to that? I also want to know how to get this sweet little ride to about 180 ponies, then it would be the perfect ride. It rocks now, about 9.8 of 10 just 30-40 more ponies to give it that threat hyundai needs in a sporty sedan. My 2 cents.
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