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Old 01-06-2006
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airpipe mod

last night, i was thinking about puttin in a oval pipe to run from the front(front valance, for example) so it can put more air to the filter, hence better performance? i dunno really...i was curious and noticed that since i installed in my K&N, there is a small path which i could run from the filter spot to the bottom or through the bumper. i would of course have to put a screen if im gonna expose it through the front. comments about this?
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You talking like a ram air kinda thing?
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That can work, but two things to consider:

1. Adding more piping can actually lead to "resistance", and limit your air flow.

2. If you offroad or like to take on big puddles in your truck, having an air intake low down is not a good thing.

Cold air induction can help HP a little, but it's not a major adder. Ram air is about useless unless you're going pretty darn fast already, so I wouldn't count on much from that effect.
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i've had 3 friends do it...

their gas mileage went from bad to horrible.

treff can chime in about it...
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its not worth it a friend did that and forgot about it and went in a puddle he was luckey that he didnt screw ne thing up but his gas mileage sucked
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It's a bad idea. Like everyone said alot of resistance. Also it's alot of pipe or whatever and too many angles to get it somewhere to actually work.
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