Anything deemed "for the masses" doesn't happen on a whim. Just think of all of the items that took the world by storm, like the Beetle, the iPod, or even this Accord. Plenty of careful thought and consideration went into the design, production, and distribution to ensure that every individual unit rolling off the production line would live up to the sensation created around it. While our intake kit for the 1.5T powered Accord won't reach the same tier as the iPod, we still want to ensure that we put equal consideration into the development, starting with the plan.
To start, we need to know precisely how well the stock intake performs in terms of flow. For that, as part of our previous "intakectamy," our engineer, Ye, strapped the factory kit on to our flow bench for preliminary testing. Ye then