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Old 10-06-2012, 03:10 AM   #59
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I got a 5% (2 mpg) gain from installing a similar cone filter in the same place....but you'd want one with a bellmouth molded inside....

The OEM intake is restrictive even if you have the resonator removed. The OEM airbox has a straight pipe intake.

Intake temps as measured from the IAT thru a ScanGauge are only a few degrees above ambient.

* you need that piece of foam in your box in the upper left corner to filter the intake air for the PCV system?

Originally Posted by Leenwerd43 View Post

just got one from auto zone, im wanting to make/ buy a heat shield for it and also put a tube where the old resonator was and put it down into the fender to bring more cold air into it
2003 2dr ZX3 2.0 L Zetec auto 205/50/16s

...and I am unanimous in that position.
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