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Old 09-17-2003, 03:33 PM   #11
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Hmm, it looks like my intake does suck (well). But I do need to seal it up around the hole a bit. In other words, there are spaces between the three hoses going into my airbox. Should I seal these? Or just leave them as a semi-closed system.
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close them to make sure the cold air has nowhere else to go.
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Yup. Close them. Don't pull in engine bay heat if you can help it.
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Willwren just a quick question for ya, how does the system run in the winter? I know that around Chicago, ice forms easily. Should i take off the tubes during the winter time? What do youi reccomend?
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You may have to pull air from the engine bay in the winter. Have you considered a removable plug, or pulling your hoses out then? Depends on how protected the intake end of your hoses are.
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You know I think I will just buy a stock intake box from a junkyard, and put that in for a winter intake.
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Or better yet I can buy the ADTR intake/ try to make one from a civic intake. By then I should have the funds to afford that. One of those does not stand much chance of sucking water right?
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If it does suck water, it'* not a bad thing. Water injection has it'* benefits. I doubt the intake or filter could freeze in the engine bay.
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'specially since the intake is right next to the hot coolant tube...
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Hmm, funny. I was at Autozone today, and I saw an intake pipe for about $40. I think it was for an integra. Anyway, I bought it and will try it tommorow. The filter is not included, so I will have to pick one up somewhere.
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