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Old 11-01-2005, 09:13 AM   #1
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Question SRI with Stock SVT Snorkle Feed???

This could be a stupid question. Would it help to trim down the stock airbox to house a SRI? Would this make any difference you think with airtemp inside the hood for the SRI? Or would it be a waste of time?


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id thought about this myself, somewhat like a heatshield...donno how well or if it would work.
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hm...sorta like a volant. Seems like it would work
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I have a FocusSport CAI and ran the snorkel up into the heatshield area, also cut off that deflector in front ot the snorkel.

I can only imagine that it will help a little while traveling at highway speeds and such...hell it couldnt hurt right?
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ive been comtemplating making my own, i did in my old passat and it worked great.
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You know, the more I think about it the more I think the airbox material would work great. You see heat shields made out of metal but think about it...if you have heat on one side of metal..such as a torch...if you touch the other side it's going to be just as hot...metal is an excellent conductor of heat. But now plastic/composit material....if you apply heat to one side of it...it's not quite as hot on the other side....just something to think about.
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I have a K&N SRI, had to remove the airbox but moved the snorkel pipe down under the bumper, removed the plastic end and extended it so it gets cooler air from the vent under the bumper directed to the SRI. Probably doesn't help much but easy and cheap. Only disavantage I can think of is more dirt into the filter area.
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I am just trying to figure it out. I know an SRI will make you a little louder due to metal pipes instead of plastic. But the air into the engine from the SRI should be hotter than the stock air box on the SVT. Am i wrong? Or are there a couple ponies found with the SRI?
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