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Old 01-27-2014, 05:46 AM   #1
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Hi All,

I'm toying with the idea of fitting a 3M cone air filter to my mk1 1.8 Focus
(shown here: http://www.amazon.co...t's quite cheap

Any ideas about?

(1) the air box, do I need to remove it? Can it be adapted?

(2) the breather pipe? where should I attach it

Any ideas?

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Old 01-27-2014, 12:15 PM   #2
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Hi. Do a search here for SRI or CAI mods. Many home-brew and after market options available. Simple answer is Yes, you can do a cone filter.

Sorry I have no detailed answers to your questions... because I am not familiar with your engine.

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Hi All,

I'm toying with the idea of fitting a 3M cone air filter to my mk1 1.8 Focus
(shown here: http://www.amazon.co...t's quite cheap

Any ideas about?

(1) the air box, do I need to remove it? Can it be adapted?

(2) the breather pipe? where should I attach it

Any ideas?

TIA

Bob ::

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Old 01-27-2014, 06:21 PM   #4
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I'm not even sure if we can offer any good experiences since all the engines we have here are the 2.0L for the same year. I don't know what the 1.8L even looks like. Either way- Technical Chat is not the place for it.
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Moved to Zetec Performance chat which will be the closest we have to your 1.8L - I am sure those guys in there can give you some ideas, and some of their experiences! Best of luck bro!
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Yea agreed, a lot of lunch boxes play to the air harmonics/turbulence/ect. At least that's what a few guys say at autox's. Mcm proved this I thought
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