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Old 01-21-2013, 11:54 AM   #11
Shade-010
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That ID is already the chokepoint in the air tract leading to the throttle plate. IMHO, you don't want to put anything in there that will reduce that ID. A solution to this particular problem is the bracket that Mike(Shade-010) made, which keeps the filter bottomed out on whatever housing it is sitting on. Or, attach(superglue) a thin band of rubber to the outside of the OD, which would give the filter hose clamp something a bit softer to grip, while also increasing the OD just enough to make it tighter to the filter ID.

I really want one of Steeda's aluminum MAF's, but I want to adapt it to my closed airbox also. Someday....
I didn't make the bracket, can't remember who did
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