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Old 11-26-2007, 08:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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homemade air intake

i was reading awhile back on here and someone had made an air intake out if pvc pipe they had a parts list of everything you needed to build it can yall help me out thanks
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeah, I can help with that. I wrote one a while back, it is in the tech articles. I will try and find the link for ya. Here is the one that I wrote up Custom intake w/Eaau 4090 amsoil filter - A
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Old 11-26-2007, 10:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
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search no more this was the one i was looking for thanks alot by the way how much does it make that turbo whistle :thumbsup
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Old 11-27-2007, 08:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It will get a lot louder. I built this one, and could not believe how much it made the trubo sing.
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Old 11-27-2007, 03:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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This may sound silly but is there any advantage to make the pvc intake tube but leave the stock box? I have the amsoil drop in filter and really don't want to spend the extra $$$ right now on buying the cone filter. Give me your thoughts. Thanks
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Old 11-27-2007, 04:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
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the only benefit from doing the tube is more singin' (intake baffle removal) and possibly increased air flow if you go with bigger tube. i went with 4" inside diameter pvc and a 4091 filter. you shouldnt see much if any performance increase...
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Old 11-27-2007, 05:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Is there any problem with having the filter right in the open like that? Could something like the IceBox work with this setup if I wanted to get one later?

Cool idea, BTW.
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Old 11-27-2007, 07:36 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I have had mine on like that for over a year. I have had zero problems with it. I do some harcore snow goose hunting in muddy fields with this as well.
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Old 11-27-2007, 10:40 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I have had mine on like that for over a year. I have had zero problems with it. I do some harcore snow goose hunting in muddy fields with this as well.


I have a similar setup and dont really have any problems, I also went through the painstaking process of making a heat shield for mine-took all friggin day
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Here's what I built using PVC pipe and existing True Flow Canister/filter
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Old 12-10-2007, 01:34 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Thumbs up Mine is homemade.....$55.00 total

I don't use PVC, but I did use an old piece of 4" exhaust pipe......

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