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Today 12:12 PM
thatdudereeg
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Originally Posted by diamond_jigsaw View Post
At $300, wouldn't it be cheaper to just buy the Steeda scoop and my own drop-in filter?
found it for $165 here.

am I to believe this fits our SE's as well? the whole front end would need to come off, no?
03-28-2015 10:52 PM
diamond_jigsaw At $300, wouldn't it be cheaper to just buy the Steeda scoop and my own drop-in filter?
03-28-2015 10:50 PM
diamond_jigsaw
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Originally Posted by Jburks View Post
if you havent bought the filter then yeah, i'd say get the Ford racing kit. steeda sells just the ram air scoop but its like $130.
Do you have a link for the Ford kit? That's what I was thinking of but I can't remember the URL.

EDIT: Derp, found it.
03-28-2015 10:15 PM
Jburks if you havent bought the filter then yeah, i'd say get the Ford racing kit. steeda sells just the ram air scoop but its like $130.
03-28-2015 10:08 PM
diamond_jigsaw
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Originally Posted by Jburks View Post
was that the ram air piece from the ford racing kit or just that little $4 cover you can buy for it?

I know Steeda makes a ram air too but it's like $130 bucks. way to much for a piece of plasitic.
I'm curious too. I just took out the snorkel today (easy peezy) but I have to wait to get the filter. But yeah, I'm definitely considering the velocity stack but haven't seen where to get just the stack. Though since I'm still waiting to get the filter, would the whole kit be worth it?
03-28-2015 06:30 PM
Jburks
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Originally Posted by Ecomatt View Post
I removed the standard snorkel and fitted the intake from the ST to help smooth out the airflow.
was that the ram air piece from the ford racing kit or just that little $4 cover you can buy for it?

I know Steeda makes a ram air too but it's like $130 bucks. way to much for a piece of plasitic.
03-28-2015 06:06 PM
Ecomatt I removed the standard snorkel and fitted the intake from the ST to help smooth out the airflow.
03-28-2015 04:11 PM
Jburks
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Originally Posted by Truth in Ruin View Post
Off topic, but now that you closed your filters end, have you thought about doing the Newmission mod?
No not really. i thought about it briefly but I remeber dyn085 saying it killed his gas mileage on his daily comute so i decided against it. I would like to fashion some kind of ram air to go where the snorkel used to be. something similar to the fordracing ST intake but but cheaper.
03-28-2015 02:29 PM
danbfree
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Originally Posted by Truth in Ruin View Post
I removed the snorkel awhile back, but I still had the stock (OEM) air-filter on. The only thing I noticed was a slight sound increase. I finally installed the AEM dry filter. The sound has increased again, and the throttle response is a HUGE difference! I'm sure there is even more noticeable improvements with the AEM, but I have not pushed my car yet to test it. I've only "floored" my car one time, and it happended to be with the OEM filter (my car has 2,000 miles; just want to break it in first). I don't think I want the intake to be any louder than it is now, so I probably won't delete the intake-resonator, or do the Newmission mod either.

PS - I have no idea why I quoted this guy for this post. Lol my bad.
I did the same thing and experienced the same results... snorkel delete only at first then added the AEM Dry Flow and that definitely is what helped... For those wondering which air filter to go with, I'm not sure the added cost ($60 vs. $40) and the added hassle of having to oil is worth the K&N over the Dry Flow... that's why K&N bought AEM, they realized that the dry filters were going to kill their oiled filter business! :)
03-28-2015 02:24 PM
danbfree
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Originally Posted by thatdudereeg View Post
I like your idea. That Newmission mod looked a bit too over my head. But, just to clarify, the only reason you would do this is to add the hose, correct? Simply removing whatever is blocking the hole would do nothing other than add noise, right?
Yes, and with path of least resistance, you would be sucking in inconsistently hot air from under the hood instead of cool air from the front. The Newmission mod thread is long but we should figure out if people have successfully done one with a hose that fits the stock air box hole without drilling out the air box at all.
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