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  1. Quick question.. what is this part attached to my intake? (pic)

    answered my first question, deleted the question and pic, but can't seem to delete this post..... however.. Another question, what exactly is this tube going from my exhaust manifold back to my intake? It has a spring loaded flap on it that seems to switch from sucking air in from the front...
  2. Intake flaps

    Can anyone tell me what's involved in replacing the intake flaps on a VR6? The car is making a rattling noise, under acceleration. The dealer said it is the intake flaps (apparently they adjust the airflow at certain RPMs). They want $700 for parts and labor, so I'm hoping this is something...