Looking like a Moray eel with an attitude, the "whoosh fingers" in the intake manifold entry are there to quiet the whoosh you get when tipping into the throttle. Adam Christian assured us, "They cost no power, for the record. It's like a tenth. The first thing everyone will want to do is grind them off-and that's fine, I would too-but it's not going to get you anything. We tried it."