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Old 08-01-2003, 09:32 PM   #1
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hey ..tomorrows project for me is an intake and i was wondering if 3" pvc piping would work ?? and what size cone filter i will need..or the part number if anyone has it. ..i'm gonna take off the whole airbox and everything and just have a short piece of 3" pipe connected to a cone k&n air filter. ..it'* pretty simple, right?
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I am also working on a custom intake (still in design stages). I was thinking of making mine out of EMT (Metal piping) and putting a rectangular K&N filter in a custom box at a 45* angle for maximum effect...its real complicated ill make my own post lol...

EDIT: If you use PVC try and find someone that has a heat box so you can get the cone closer to the headlight by bending the PVC that way its all one peice (joints = weight and turbulance) An electrical contractor or plumber may be able to help you out and if you use EMT try and find a bender for the same reasons.
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Try going to an exhaust shop and see if they can mandrel bend some steel pipe for you. Measure out how much you need first. I did this, cost me 18$ and change.
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Seth? how did you attach the pipe to the TB?
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ummm... stock accordian tube....
need to find a reducer
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I see...gonna keep my fingers crossed for the ADTR

One day I want the District to sound something like Bills whiny 93.
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One day I want the District to sound something like Bills whiny 93.
Or my roaring 94 NA?
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Well, Pete, my car may roar a bit more then yours. My exhaust is a bit more rumbly then what you have. So, with the intake it will make a HUGE differemce. Take out your resonator and add a high flow cat and we'll have the same sounding car
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If you want an idea what it will sound like just grab a cone and stick it on. You'll get a good idea of the sounds it will make. It will make noise like a monster either way.
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Good..can't wait.

At least I have the exhaust done. The out in nothing with the in (intake)
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