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Old 10-07-2005, 11:17 AM   #1
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Are there any sites that sell sections of air intakes so you can peice together your own? I ask because the fenderwell intake from intense could work for me, but their intake tubing is 3.5" and my TB is 3". I also have an inline MAF sensor so I'd have to beable and do that too. Idealy I'd need to do it like this: 3" tube with 70* angle. coupler. MAF sensor. coupler. straight 3" diameter tube about 4" long with hole for IAT, filter. I was also thinking maybe a kit that'd work on the Series III since they also have an inline MAF, but I cannot find the diameter of their intakes. I've found a fenderwell intake for my engine, but it'* for W bodies and I'm sure it wouldn't work well at all for a G body.
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this is the only place i could find in a quick lookaround http://www.roadraceengineering.com/mandrelbends.htm they seem kinda expensive.

a local exhaust shop could work with you on anything 3 inch...possibly bigger depending on the place...but no place around here would work with anything custom larger than 3 inch...so you might check around there.
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could you use the rice pipecut it to length and then cut it again in the Middle so you would have 2 pieces, one straight piece and the one with the bend.....then use 2 couplers and put the Inline MAF between the two pieces of pipe? If you want an example of an Inline MAF on a aftermarket intake look at the 00 Blazer/S10 4.3L intakes...that should give you an idea on how to do it
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a local exhaust shop
Zack, I think using steel exhaust piping would be bad, seems to me like it would get hot and hold the heat, and we all know hot air is the enemy.

If you have a Pep Boys locally, check them out. Mine has a TON of stuff to fab up a custom intake, some examples of what they have can be seen here:

http://www.sfxperformance.com/catalo...kes+%2D+Custom

The local pricing is better than the ones shown on the site too.
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