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Old 12-09-2005, 08:38 PM   #21
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Sooo where'd he get intense style tubing? I'm assuming not from intense?
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Bought it locally for $0.20 a foot. Any size I want.
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the stuff i have bought i got at Canadian Tire, 2" air tube accordian ducting, and will be put to good use here very soon.
I understand your concear for at idle Boosty, my idea isnt to plug the air box full of just these tubes, but to, instead, leave some room for it to be aspirated in a more natural manner, vs driving and getting force fed.
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The best thing would be the colder the better. However somewhere there is a restriction if you pull the air from too far away. Simple physics of distance. (probably doesn't matter enough in our situations though)

At the same time.. Questions of how much can we do...

Bill...do you find you need to clean the filter more often because you are channelling the dirt and grime from the road up the ductwork?
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No difference whatsoever. And this is my second winter with the system. The END of the filter would take the most, rather than the circumference. But I still only clean the filter twice a year. Once might suffice.
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No difference whatsoever. And this is my second winter with the system. The END of the filter would take the most, rather than the circumference. But I still only clean the filter twice a year. Once might suffice.
Good to know. Thanks
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Bought it locally for $0.20 a foot. Any size I want.
Your tubing can't be the same as the Intense tubing, can it? The Intense tubing is a heavy, multi-layer product with a smooth rubber inner liner for flow. I have priced similar hose and found it to be in the range of $2-3/ft. from the manufacturer.

Now there are many, many other, lighter products out there that have more flex, are cheaper, and would likely work just fine for a ram air supply hose, but not as well for the intake supply tube.

If I'm totally worng here, let me know and then let me know where you found that tube for $0.20/ft, 'cause I want some. (not kidding).
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Bought it locally for $0.20 a foot. Any size I want.
Your tubing can't be the same as the Intense tubing, can it? The Intense tubing is a heavy, multi-layer product with a smooth rubber inner liner for flow. I have priced similar hose and found it to be in the range of $2-3/ft. from the manufacturer.

Now there are many, many other, lighter products out there that have more flex, are cheaper, and would likely work just fine for a ram air supply hose, but not as well for the intake supply tube.

If I'm totally worng here, let me know and then let me know where you found that tube for $0.20/ft, 'cause I want some. (not kidding).
I talked to Bill about this. He'* using a lighter more flexible tubing. However it is reasonably smooth on the inside.
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Bought it locally for $0.20 a foot. Any size I want.
Your tubing can't be the same as the Intense tubing, can it? The Intense tubing is a heavy, multi-layer product with a smooth rubber inner liner for flow. I have priced similar hose and found it to be in the range of $2-3/ft. from the manufacturer.

Now there are many, many other, lighter products out there that have more flex, are cheaper, and would likely work just fine for a ram air supply hose, but not as well for the intake supply tube.

If I'm totally worng here, let me know and then let me know where you found that tube for $0.20/ft, 'cause I want some. (not kidding).
I talked to Bill about this. He'* using a lighter more flexible tubing. However it is reasonably smooth on the inside.
Honestly, at 115 MPH is it reallly going to make two bits of difference whether or not the inner wall is smooth? <G>
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115mph won't be the typical speed though. At 115 you don't need the ductwork...there'* pretty good airflow.

It'* the 30-50 mph I'm looking to improve.
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