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Old 08-16-2004
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Ok i'v got a wild idea.. with useing some PVC pipeing.. droping a tube down form the stock airbox..cutting a hole where the fog lamps are sopose to go and run it from that hole up to my airbox? this sound possiable? i think it can be done but don't know what i should expect out of it form my little 2.3 any ideas?
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Home Made Airintake?

I have done it to mine but I used flexable tubeing....
just ran it behind the bumper...
now you can see it withe the new bumper I have on it..
cant tell unless you are really looking close
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did u notice a preformance gain? of anything? and what did u do with your bumper? still got it around the house... cuz i'm looking for one lol
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did notice a power gain ...
also did notice a lose in gas mileage!!
I still have the valance
But I'm going to keep it
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I can vouch for Tommy's mod, on the highway, instead of the regular 120 degree heat the engine sucks in, his sucks in about 70 degree, its awesome...
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definatly cooler air going to the intake..
higher air volume
adv. timing!
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You can check out my How-to on the How-to forum.....I have a CAI that actually takes in cooler air.
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I can vouch for Tommy's mod, on the highway, instead of the regular 120 degree heat the engine sucks in, his sucks in about 70 degree, its awesome...
How did you measure the intake air temperature?
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I am a mechanic and I have a scanner..
Leo has a programer..
which will also let you view data
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Always trying to prove people wrong...

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I think it was a legit question.

I've done the same testing on several vehicles and noticed some are better than others from the factory.

So what were your results from before and after as far as intake temperature goes? What changes were there in MAF voltage from before and after? How much more horsepower do you calculate you made with the drop in air temperature?
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If you want a cheap air intake temp gauge, get a battery powered thermometer and route it to the air intake tube. Do you have a problem with pulling in water if you are running that intake setup? The reason I ask is because we are expecting a nice healthy pounding of snow and don't wanna pack my intake with snow.
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i disconnect mine when it rains
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Ahh that sounds like a good idea. I know a buddy of mine had an intake like this and it almost sucked the wet filter into the intake.
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yeah, this doesnt seem like such a good idea.....i have done the airbox mod, but i also have a stock air box that i can pop in for bad weather or dealer inspections....i pop in the modded one on a good day and i'm feelin a lead foot....but i'm scared to death of water gettin in the engine...i know what can happen.....ughhhh....
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There is another type a intake how to on TRS. You take a dryer vent and route it from the cowl on the passenger side to the the airbox behind the fender...make sense? Yeah I didn't think so.. Clickety click
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