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10-08-2012 09:07 AM
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 09:13 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 03:40 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" the expensive stuff...and have it anodized?
10-06-2012 09:02 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 11:02 AM
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 02:10 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....

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
09-16-2012 09:57 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 05:23 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 11:16 AM
cdbertrand doesen't get much better than this.

06-14-2012 12:59 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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