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Old 02-29-2004, 08:55 PM   #1
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I was wondering. Is it ok to use a cone filter on a stock air hose and leave the MAF screen in? The only problem to deal with would be the heat, right?
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It would be OK. But the ideal thing to use with a cone filter is a straight tube to the TB for the best airflow. Then a heatshield to block engine heat.
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Your biggest thing will be HEAT and laminar air flow. You'll be sucking in all the engine heat then, even though it'* more flow. Go get a pipe... Stay tuned i've got one for another car that'* pretty much a 100% fit.
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Cool. Yea, I was thinking about getting a diagram and measurements for the tube, then going to like Lowe'* or Home Depot and having them bend one real fast for me. One more question. My MAF screen is really dirty and has a dent in it! What should I do? Buy another one or clean that one up?
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Try to clean it up. If you get a mandrel bent pipe (read SMOOOOOOOTH) and cone filter, you should be able to pull the MAF screen out. We've had various reports though of how well this works recently.
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the lengths are going to depend on their bend radius for the 45* you need. get a foot on either side of the bend and size it up, do final cutting yourself.
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I can have some rough basic measurments of the ADTR up by mid-day tomorrow.

An open element exposed cone is still better than a stock airbox, but you really should control the heat. Another project is in the works for that, too.
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Whoa!!! Wait to see what Dame and I have, give us a few weeks
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Allright, I will be waiting on everyone then.
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Everything kept a secret until its finished eh?

Well I'm breaking that rule! I am going to have the RSM rotors installed tomarrow! Oh yeah, I told you before it even was finished....what a mind blow.
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