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I am thinking this would be a good cold air intake setup. Has anyone tried this? It basically looks like an intercooler behind the grill, but it's actually the air intake, and then a tube directs the air wherever you need it. I wonder how well it would work? I also wonder about rain entering it, maybe there is a drain hole somewhere inside the filter box. Anyone know what I'm talking about when I mention the Arospeed intake?
 

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I am not too impressed....the idea is good...the design is moronic. Don't get one.
 

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Why do you say that? What do you think is not good about the design? Water intake? I am sure there is a water bypass valve that you could install. Or maybe there is a drain hole inside the box. Tell me what you think sucks about it, it looks like it would work and bring in massive unrestricted cold air. shrug..
 

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its all about the shape and the angles. The ones on the arospeed intake are poorly angled. I will tell you what works just as good...maybe better. Get a K&N filter like the one the arrow is pointing to. I can almost tell you for a fact that it will be better than the arospeed intake.
 

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So how about mounting that large one up front then where the Arospeed would go? I think it would work well, but it would get pretty dirty!

Not to mention it might look tacky!

I guess I'm just always on my quest to find the perfect intake for the 3.0!
 

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Vulcan Power said:
I guess I'm just always on my quest to find the perfect intake for the 3.0!

Maybe we can work something out :D
 

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Actually that design looks good to me. It would work beter than the hot shot... but it looks tacky as all [email protected] Now if you had mesg covering the fron tof your car you wouldn't even see it and it would get a larger volume of air than the Hot Shot.
 

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What is the deal showing the two dogs getting it on at that site. Now thats stupid.
 

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Yeah that's what I thought too, I would NOT promote something that way! lol

It wouldnt look any more tacky than seeing your radiator or oil cooler behind the front grill, people would just think it's the radiator or something. They are kind of vague on the site when it comes to more pictures of it, or how it works, or even what size it is.
 

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Well i don't think it would look to bad if the airbox was black. wouldn't stand out quite as much.. i like the idea. but i bet it would be a pain to set it up on our cars.
 

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Going that route, why not just put a NACA duct there? It seems like the air path would be smoother than that box they have.

I dunno. I'm thinking about a CAI for later. I don't want to use the dryer hose setup, but I don't like how the Hotshot sticks the filter down below the splashguard. I already scrape the bottom sometimes & I don't have Eibachs on yet! The last thing I want is an important part of the engine hanging down there.

I'm throwing around the idea of using the holes already in the front to hook up some kind of piping. I'll have to wait 'till tomorrow when I pull the bumper off to see if this is even possible.
 

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Well, I finally got that damn bumper off yesterday. For my intake idea it doesn't look good. I didn't see anythere to run a decent-size pipe, the radiator basically fills the space; I didn't see any way to run something around the side anywhere--there's lots of piping & resivoirs crammed in the corner there. :(

Back to the dawing board...
 
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