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Like Jim wrote, it's a pressure loss issue not an actual limit to flow. The bigger you go, the less control you have over intake flow since the throttle body is a control valve. A general rule of thumb is to keep the intake velocity below 300 ft/sec. I calculated the velocity through my stock Carrera TB to be right at 300 ft/s at max power so I decided to keep it so I'd have good low speed drivability.
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