|03-14-2016 08:28 PM|
|Mrlandy||OK, All done. Made snorkel brace and grille piece from box aluminum. Heat wrapped snorkel. Now I need to modify the 2 tiny air tubes that are part of stock air box.|
|03-14-2016 02:23 PM|
Why can't you post pics of the hood up with the snorkel installed?
Water intrusion is not an issue needing to be dealt with, btw. Short of driving into a tsunami, not enough water will be able to get into that small of an opening to cause an issue.
|03-14-2016 08:20 AM|
I printed a second one because I wanted the exposed snorkel to angle (down) lower for water drain. That's why it looks tipped forward. There are drain holes for water right under the opening. I have half of the grill dedicated to the new snorkel in front of vents, no cutting, of the shroud, just enlarged enough to fit the snorkel through. Doesn't get in the way of the active shutter and no overheating even though half of the grill is dedicated to the huge snorkel.
I noted .3 more miles per gallon, no biggie. It does seem to have more constant acceleration without the bog down at takeoff.
you can see from the opening (above) cut where the air box lines up with snorkel (below)
|03-14-2016 01:57 AM|
Looks like the same size as the Velossa Tech Big Mouth-
|03-13-2016 03:33 PM|
|Mrlandy||Yes, file was tweaked a few times before I printed. Mouth is 3x bigger|
|03-13-2016 02:04 PM|
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|03-08-2016 01:40 PM|
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|03-07-2016 08:15 PM|
|FFhb13||You had it 3d printed?? Wicked! How much did that cost?|
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