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Old 03-22-2006, 02:47 AM   #1
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I found this stuff a while ago, but forgot to tell anybody. It is from the US Plastic Corporation, listed on their Flexible Hose and Duct page. There are a few options that qualify for different heat ranges, and I believe the "RFH General Purpose Flexible Hose" would work nicely for FWI and similar air intake setups. It can range from -60 to 275 degrees Fahrenheit, which seems like it might be able to withstand underhood temps. Maybe I'm totally wrong, though. Perhaps someone can put together a group order, since the minimum length available is a 25 foot section. Hope this provides us with another option for intakes!

EDIT: It is also my understanding that this hose/duct is smooth-walled.

SECOND EDIT: I just checked Intense'* website, and their tubing has a temperature rating of -40 to 250. The tubing listed in my link exceeds these specifications, so if it is smooth-walled, it is only about 1/3 the cost per foot of Intense'* tubing.
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Looks interesting. Sold in 25' sections only, though....
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C'mon guys, it'* only $114.24 w/discount plus shipping ($24.27 for me). Do you want me to buy some? You'll have to pay me my costs, a nominal cut fee, plus the shipping for your length.
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C'mon guys, it'* only $114.24 w/discount plus shipping ($24.27 for me). Do you want me to buy some? You'll have to pay me my costs, a nominal cut fee, plus the shipping for your length.
Too late...the Dealer has ordered.

Good find Ben.. let me know if you need a section.
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Please tell me you verified that the interior has smooth walls...... I wasn't positive, if you recall my wording, and I would hate for it to arrive and be the useless crinkle stuff. I know a few of the other varieties of tubing listed on that page has smooth walls, but I'm not 100% positive about the stuff you ordered.
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I actually saw that same product/website when I was looking for an alternative to the intense tubing. Looks like I just missed the boat...oh well. Good idea though if you can get several people on board!!
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I actually saw that same product/website when I was looking for an alternative to the intense tubing. Looks like I just missed the boat...oh well. Good idea though if you can get several people on board!!
It'* already a done deal! Just wait until next week and you can probably get some from BillBoost37. Our local dealer, who has us hooked on his parts... :pimp:
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Sorry I wasn't very clear. I missed the boat cause I just did my own intake last week.
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=50513
Hopefully others can take full advantage!
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It also just occurred to me.... were you guys talking about using the 4" stuff? I was thinking the 3" would be the ideal size to use. Also, what'* the plan for connecting this stuff to the throttle body? I haven't really seen how the Intense tubing attaches yet.
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