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    check out my homemade cold air intake...

    hey check out my home made cold air intake...

    all it cost me was about 6 bucks and around an hour of labor.

    let me know what you guys think...
    i still need to modify it a lil.. ima make it go behind the front bumper so it can really pick up some cold air... latez
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    Looks good. Needs a Viagra sticker on the side.

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    Get the Magnum Powers cold air divider

    And this will help you. It allows you to get cold air and seperate the engine compartment heat from the air filter.



    Don

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    cold air intake

    Looks like a good idea I have the fancy chrome one with the blue rubber that goes into the fenderwell I will probably switch to a 3 inch piece of duct pipe like you did know anybody that wants a fancy intake system?

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    Not too shabby for 6 bucks but it's not a cold air intake, it's a hot air intake. It's not a cai until you mount it in your fenderwell or find a way for it to suck up cold air.

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    lol viagra... does kinda look like a..... haha... dude whered you get the pipe from? like home depot or something? not a bad idea. saved you about 100 bucks... right on!

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    Nice i guess, but why is what i want to know ?

    Is that the stock MAFS ?

    And how much was that filter ?

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    well the filter was 12 bucks from some shop here by my house... and as for the MAF it is not stock. Its one of those ones that have like a straight tube down the middle going up and down ... i removed the center tube for more airflow...

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    How much was the new MAF ?

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    Originally posted by darkstar_one
    ... and as for the MAF it is not stock. Its one of those ones that have like a straight tube down the middle going up and down

    As in a 70mm MAF from the 94+ cars?

    -Rod

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    Originally posted by darkstar_one
    well the filter was 12 bucks from some shop here by my house... and as for the MAF it is not stock. Its one of those ones that have like a straight tube down the middle going up and down ... i removed the center tube for more airflow...
    Looks like a nice setup; and certainly about the lowest price I've ever seen anyone make an intake for. Only thing about that MAF.. I have heard that removing the interior core disturbs the flow of air inside the unit causing turbulance, and hence bad air readings. This actually makes it worse than an unmodified unit. See the articles at this site for more information about this. I think there are several cheaper options to buying a new aftermarket MAF sensor if you want to upgrade.. especially for older cars.

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    hey well i guess from a 94... cuz when i first saw it i thought mines was like a cheap one.. but then i read and saw some dudes instructions on how to remove the thingy.. and i did it...
    well removing that center piece doesnt give me turbulence.. the only time ive had turbulence was when the filter fell off in the freeway... and im guessing it caused the MAF sensor to just give up and the engine died... well dont know dudes... anything else?

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    I'd hate to break it to ya, but the clamps on the MAF and TB are useless on the exhaust...err intake pipe...err tube.
    Last edited by MN12 KID; 10-07-2003 at 06:31 AM.

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    Good call - I didn't even look that close!

    Aaron

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    Yeah, the only thing he can hope for, is that nothing wobbles loose, with such a setup. He can resort into getting rubber fittings, for each side. With those, at least he'll be guaranteed more of a secure/snug fit.

    Another thing I noticed, that was disturbing - the air filter is mounted INSIDE the MAF ring, not OUTSIDE. This will restrict some incoming airflow.

    No offence, but I think he'd get better overall results, from the stock air tube.

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