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Old 08-07-2003, 10:33 PM   #1
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While looking at a pic of someone'* bonnie, I was thinking.... The holes where the fog lamps are could be a perfect place to get cool air for the intake.

I haven't really taken a good look at the mechanics of it, but if you could remove the fogs and put a flexible hose from each one up to your airbox, that might make for a killer cold air induction.

I can't remember ever needing the fog lamps.
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interesting idea, but i would think it would look kinda ULGY.
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interesting idea, but i would think it would look kinda ULGY.
Well you could make up some sort of little screen piece or whatever to fit inside the holes.
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I plan on using one of the outside slots of the lower airdam. They do not allow much air to the radiator anyways and I had lossing my fog lights. As to getting a hose down to mount to the foglight holes would be pretty messy they're would be to many curves. The bumper mount set right above the foglights so you would have to go around them.
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I've thought about this too. I think it would be a great place to route air from. My brother also said I should use one of them. But I like my fogs in, that'* the only reason I wouldn't do it. And you would definitely have to put a screen there so no birds get in there.
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The more i think about it, the more i like the idea. On my bonnie the fog lights are in towards the middle of the car more. I think that this would be better anyways. What would be best.....through a stock air box, or try to find a couple small [email protected]'* or whatnot.
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My fogs actually have openings above them that would work. The plastc trim is only a half circle below the lights. The only drawback I see is the angle woul cut airflow, and the heat from the lights might have some effect.
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The more i think about it, the more i like the idea. On my bonnie the fog lights are in towards the middle of the car more. I think that this would be better anyways. What would be best.....through a stock air box, or try to find a couple small [email protected]'* or whatnot.
I'm thinking just route it into the stock box, in addition to what is already there.
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Mos95b DP made a prototype for a system that used the holes above the fog lights. It is a great way to rout air to the intake brakes and or the sc or alternator. The fog lights are not on all the time.

Ram air through the hood would be better and the third idea is being worked on but how to execute the idea is the issue. Has to be simple and cheap.

The very basic rule of thumb is every bend in the pipe regardless of length adds up to loss. So keep the bends to a minimum. Keep the temperature down as well. To gain the best flow the point the air enters the intake should be 180 degrees/straight in.
There is a reason hot rods and funny cars have ram air scoops like they do.

For warmer climates water alcohol injection is the better way to go due to the warm air temperatures in the summer.

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Removing the right headlight is the best ram air I can think of.

I know where you're coming from though, seems like too many bends though...
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