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Old 09-29-2002, 08:35 PM   #1
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I was looking under my hood and was trying to figure out a way to run a home made ram air setup. Does anyone know a good way to route it? Doesn't seem to be much room on the driver side.
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Short of taking out your headlight, there ISN'T an easy way. Us 92-99 guys have the same problem. You either cut a hole in your hood for a scoop, or find a way to bring it over from the middle. Not an easy task. If anybody does figure out an easy way, they're my hero. For life.
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Hmm--I have to look a little harder. I noticed on an older Z24-it had the small stock scoop on it--the way it was set up the air cleaner was plumbed into the scoop--sort of like a cowl induction setup. I wonder how that would look grafted on the Bonne hood? Or something similar.
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Hmm--I have to look a little harder. I noticed on an older Z24-it had the small stock scoop on it--the way it was set up the air cleaner was plumbed into the scoop--sort of like a cowl induction setup. I wonder how that would look grafted on the Bonne hood? Or something similar.
I took a look at a GTX once at a local dealer. It has a 3800 as well and may give you an idea on where to pull fromI believe that it was a CAI in a box. The box was feed through a channel molded into the hood from the scoop. . I really don't remember exactly how it was setup anymore but I think that was close.
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What'* a GTX?
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What'* a GTX?
It'* a Grand Prix with an aftermarket performance kit. You can go to the manufacturors site GTX and see what it looks like.
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HOT DAMN!! That'* a sweet ride--and by SLP too! That scoop would look nice on the Bonnes!
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Wonder if something like this could be rigged to work?
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Don't waste your time. Small surface area on the filter, and it gets pretty restrictive down the tube. You're better off with an unshrouded cone filter in place of your airbox.
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Ok--so a cone filter w/tubing--got a spare filter from the GN.
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