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Old 04-24-2008, 12:25 PM   #1
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Turbo Pic Request

Request pics of your filter location for your turbo foci!!


I am having water problems with mine, which is located upright in front of driver wheel.


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Old 04-24-2008, 12:26 PM   #2
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Also shorter the distance/less bends the better?
Decrease turbo lag or what?
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Since the turbo is sucking air much harder than a stock engine, I don't think the length of the piping is really important. I mean, you wouldn't want to run it to your back bumper or anything, but a foot isn't really making a difference. You could put on of those K&N filter condom things on it. I run those on a motorcycle that has pod filters to keep water out of the carbs and they work nicely. Or, you could just relocate the piping, but the filter cover is easy and works.
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Old 04-24-2008, 06:14 PM   #4
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Where can I find the filter cover? Also i am redoing my piping right now so it is also convenient to redo the whole thing
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This is my race car, I know I know it's not a focus but I think my filter placement is optimal for air flow.

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This is my race car, I know I know it's not a focus but I think my filter placement is optimal for air flow.

WOW I NEVER THOUGHT OF THAT!!!

damn that a good idea




Someone needs to that guy over and over
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I dont have a pic, but I put my filter directly on the turbo.

I have datalogged the IAT's and during normal driving they were only 1 or 2 degrees higher than before... plus I eliminated about 18 inches of pipe.
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wow, even right under the manifold? hm, that sure does make things easy

so, just slap the filter on the housing with a hose clamp around the filter neck and its good to go then?
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Thats what I do.... Tom doesnt like it, but it make things so much easier.
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