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Old 07-30-2004, 21:05   #1 (permalink)
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ef air box lids flow better...........

i dont know if this has been posted already or how many of you have read this but here goes...
http://www.autospeed.com/cms/A_0073/article.html
ive got my 250 kw au pursuit snorkel coming and i think ill add it to the ef lid im gonna chase and add to my el after reading this....
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Re: ef air box lids flow better...........

I am surprised they didnt add the ELGT Airbox Lid to the list, considering it has the alloy Bellmouth at the opening, Which is meant to aid flow considerably..
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Yeah this is a pretty common and effective mod. There's a rundown in the workshop section of aufalcon.com

Ford want about $90 for the airbox lid but I'm sure a wrecker could do one cheaper (except for pick n payless at blacktown nsw, bastards).
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so is it possible to just add the funnel from inside the ef box to my el box....or do i need to swap lid for lid?if this is the case how do i go about fitting it cos the pipes are different i think...
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Re: ef air box lids flow better...........

Thats funny how low the flow is in our cars.My old xc 6 ran a 650 vacuum secondaries holley .I thought the air requirements for our engines at 500rpm was around 330 cfm!!!!
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so is it possible to just add the funnel from inside the ef box to my el box....or do i need to swap lid for lid?if this is the case how do i go about fitting it cos the pipes are different i think...

Its an 80mm tube in the EF vs the 55mm for the AU. To my knowledge the funnell is part of the lid. Its only the lid you need replacing. The base should be the same size.

Check www.aufalcon.com in the workshop area.
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sweet thanks for that link..i saw the part about the BA intake and im wondering if that would be as good as a mandrel bent intake?
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Re: ef air box lids flow better...........

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Yeah this is a pretty common and effective mod. There's a rundown in the workshop section of aufalcon.com

Ford want about $90 for the airbox lid but I'm sure a wrecker could do one cheaper (except for pick n payless at blacktown nsw, bastards).
I just sold one for 12 bucks :O

Can't remember what I paid for it, not much.
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sweet thanks for that link..i saw the part about the BA intake and im wondering if that would be as good as a mandrel bent intake?

It won't look as good as the mandrel bent. Plus the BA once is ribbed so would slow the airflow inside. How much effect this would really have on your overall performance my be neglible tho.

I'm still hanging on having an intake pipe like the one in the pic below. Its on one of the guys in the forums cars here. Its pretty sweet.
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sweet thanks for that link..i saw the part about the BA intake and im wondering if that would be as good as a mandrel bent intake?
XR_Strider_Guy has the full set-up with EF lid and BA intake pipe on his AU. I don't know if it's quite as good as a mandrel bent pipe, but it's a hell of a lot cheaper to get the part.
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