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10-08-2012 10:07 AM
frednumber15
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Originally Posted by all4focus View Post
It can be even easier than that! I gained one or two mpg just from removing the snorkel and resonator from the stock intake. Sounds better and is a bit more peppy too.
I had that setup for awhile and didn't see a gain...definite gain from installing the cone filter though.
10-07-2012 10:13 AM
all4focus It can be even easier than that! I gained one or two mpg just from removing the snorkel and resonator from the stock intake. Sounds better and is a bit more peppy too.
10-07-2012 04:40 AM
frednumber15 For someone with a dally driver who just wants a couple of extra mpg this mod is a no-brainer. Buy the filter (pref with the radiused inside area...bellmouth)...remove the top of the airbox...install the filter. You're done.

I've had one of the cheaper brands...probably Spectra on two cars and I use a K&N cleaner/oiler kit...and it's still in good condition.

If you run "fast and furious"...buy the expensive stuff...and have it anodized?
10-06-2012 10:02 PM
bumble21 Honestly DO NOT PUT a spectre filter in. I just switched back to the OEM box with a snorkel and it sounds better (spectre sounds like rice) and performance wise I get better gas mileage. K and n filter as well
10-06-2012 12:02 PM
FLYLOW if your going to do this atleast do it right... spend the damn $40 and get a K&N or aem dryflow... why go with a cheap spectre or autozone one? and NO!!!!!!!, a filter is not a filter. Materials, designs, gains, end results and warranties are very different
10-06-2012 03:10 AM
frednumber15 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....

http://www.profblairandassociates.co...mouth_Sept.pdf

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?




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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
09-16-2012 10:57 PM
calebstubstad Can you post those pics? I wanna see this. Or a how to of sorts? I have a limited budget, but enough for a decent spectre filter and stuff
06-20-2012 06:23 PM
ZX3_Gomez I am currently running the Spectre Filter on my stock tube. So far I have not had any problems with my setup. I will be cutting the stock intake box and making it into a heat shield.

Measured it all out and it will fit. Will post pictures later.
06-14-2012 12:16 PM
cdbertrand doesen't get much better than this.

06-14-2012 01:59 AM
rics94svtbird add the cone filter from auto zone and get the cryo2 system best way or thats what im thinking
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