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Old 08-02-2008, 02:39 PM   #1
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custom intake. pics

i've had it on the car for a while but i thought you guys might like to see





made from 2.5" exhaust tubingand runs into a 4" pipe with a filter on each end.
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Old 08-02-2008, 03:02 PM   #2
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That looks pretty cool.
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Old 08-03-2008, 08:58 AM   #3
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Very unique. Might want to keep an eye on the inside of the tubing if it's mild steel. Turbos typically don't link rust being sucked through them.
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yeah i have a light coating of oil on the inside of the pipe but i don't know how long that will last. i'm thinking about taking it to have it powdercoated
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Old 08-04-2008, 03:09 PM   #5
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Don't have it powdercoated. Chips could possibly be even worse than rust.
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Old 08-06-2008, 04:35 PM   #6
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so i guess i'll just keep it oiled then
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I do like the color there. Looks pretty cool
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nice job and +1 for originality!
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Old 08-06-2008, 05:04 PM   #9
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thanks, i do try!
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Old 08-06-2008, 05:25 PM   #12
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Never seen that done before. A+ for originality.

How well does it work?
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works pretty well, i haven't had any experience with other open air intakes on my 900 but you can definitely hear the turbo sucking in all that air. although i'm sure that nice tdo4 and 3"dp i have couldn't hurt
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works pretty well, i haven't had any experience with other open air intakes on my 900 but you can definitely hear the turbo sucking in all that air. although i'm sure that nice tdo4 and 3"dp i have couldn't hurt
lol, not at all on a turbo'd car.
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Old 10-12-2008, 11:46 AM   #16
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some more pics of it off of the car




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