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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-04-04, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
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intake pipe from back of airbox lid

i popsted this in general tech but no answer so hopefully you guys can help..
i finally put the EF LID on my EL airbox.wot i did was put 80mm cotton flex over the 80mm pvc in the back of the airbox,but it isnt quite right,so wot i wanna do is buy 90mm rubber rubber flex and use it from the airbox to the flex off the throttle body...will this be to big and cause me any troubles or power loses or will it work...

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Re: intake pipe from back of airbox lid

It could cause a drop in air speed, and in turn a drop in performance.
The best cheap system is to use the plastic AU piece from TB, the flexible AU elbow, and then a custom 3" exhaust piece to the air box.
All those pieces should cost less than $100.

The only way to improve on that is to have a complete mandrel bent section made up from TB to air box. But this will cost several hundred dollars, and give you no benefit in performance over the cheapy, but it does look nice.


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Re: intake pipe from back of airbox lid

Actually, I've used 90mm rubber flex hose on my car, and it goes great. Seems slightly (VERY slightly) better than the AU setup that i borrowed from my old man's car.


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Re: intake pipe from back of airbox lid

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