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Old 09-20-2005, 07:10 PM   #11
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so am I correct in saying that if I took my stock airbox and opened up its air inlet, it would be nearly the same?
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Old 09-20-2005, 07:18 PM   #12
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No.

You want a smooth-walled pipe and cone filter for laminar flow. That'* the best way to increase the intake'* efficiency.

Pulling air through a square filter into a corrugated tube is not very efficient.
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yeah, after looking it over I further agree with those statements!

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yep...custom is the only way to go...it makes a difference..


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custom is the only way to go for show cars. clear acrylic, plexiglas, or lexan isnt well suited for underhood use.
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custom is the only way to go for show cars. clear acrylic, plexiglas, or lexan isnt well suited for underhood use.
why are you being so negative...

its called upkeep
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Old 09-20-2005, 10:23 PM   #17
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Im not being negative! Its the truth man. I dont have a problem with a little upkeep here and there but thats overkill for my needs.
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its probably the easiest material to make it from... and doesnt hold heat like metal does
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then why settle for a metal intake tube? why not do some more digging and find a source for something in a composite plastic?
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Old 09-20-2005, 11:04 PM   #20
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why havn't you considered a fenderwell kit from intense?
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