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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-08-04, 11:34 PM Thread Starter
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With the home made "cold air induction"---hoses runing from front of car to air box,is it better to use the panel filter or fit a pod inside the air box?



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Re: air filters

It would depend on where the air is coming from. If it's still entering the box underneath the filter, then a panel is fine, if it's coming into the box from the top, a pod would be better.

There isnt much difference in performance between a panel and a pod, but the general consensus is that a panel is a better choice than a pod for what you wanna do.

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Re: air filters

The actual filter type doesn't seem to make much difference - the biggest difference is in the type of piping going from the filter/air box to the throttle body. 3" is a pretty good size for Falcon 6's or V8's

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Thanks guys---thats a project to do in the next week or so
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oops--sorry.BTTF --im in Griffith---BTW,mite have found some mags--gonna have a look tomorrow
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Re: air filters

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If it's still entering the box underneath the filter, then a panel is fine, if it's coming into the box from the top, a pod would be better.
Why do you say this?
Depending on model, the air can come from either.
i run a Pod with air coming from above and from below.
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Re: air filters

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what i meant by that was that if the air was entering the box from underneath, it would still be able to be filtered by a panel filter. Whereas if the air was coming through the top of the box (above the filter), it wouldnt be able to go through the panel cos the throttle body piping is above the filter also.

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