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Old 05-14-2012, 09:56 PM   #31
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if that would work anyways
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it looks good man. what kind of filter is it? when i do mine i'll keep the bottom and 2 sides of the stock box. for the snorkel and a heat shield.
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its the spectra filter that you can get at auto zone for like $25. I kept the bottom of the air box to keep the snorkel, I was gonna use part of the top of the box but the filter was too big to do it
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removed part of the plastic piece that covers the front grill so i could get more air to the snorkel. I feel like it helped but its probably just me thinking it is haha
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Old 05-18-2012, 05:11 PM   #35
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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
I've been wanting to try this with how cheap cone filters like that are these days. I'm wondering what you did with the PCV line though. Is it attached to the intake somewhere? I've seen some people just slap a tiny filter on it separately, but doesn't it need back pressure to work properly?
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all i did was buy a filter that could fit anything 3"-4" and took off the top of the box and slapped that one on there, it works great. I havent had any problems yet and its been on for like 200 miles. I also took off the resonator box and it sounds sweet haha
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Old 05-18-2012, 11:37 PM   #37
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removed part of the plastic piece that covers the front grill so i could get more air to the snorkel. I feel like it helped but its probably just me thinking it is haha
That's probably gonna be too much removed, the air can go where ever I just cut out the side. If you remove the box all together the snorkel stays in place so you can still pull in air from the front of the car as usual. A SVT snorkel would do wonders too.


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Old 05-19-2012, 09:35 AM   #38
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all i did was buy a filter that could fit anything 3"-4" and took off the top of the box and slapped that one on there, it works great. I havent had any problems yet and its been on for like 200 miles. I also took off the resonator box and it sounds sweet haha
Oh yeah. I see that now. But shouldn't it be connected to the intake? Otherwise, it's just putting those fumes right into the air. I'm pretty sure it's illegal not to have a properly functioning PCV by emissions standards.
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shouldn't what be connected to the intake?
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the pvc doesnt feed back to the intake at the box if thats what you're saying. its just a breather for the valve cover to release extra pressure.

you could put a small breather filter on it if you want but i just left it hanging

all that PVC stuff happens later down the intake in the manifold
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