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post #31 of 51 Old 05-10-2013, 10:59 AM
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Through the firewall and eliminate the glove box.
And what have a piece of flex tube hanging in front of the windshield?


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My $.02 on that, while I have not checked my intake temperature (maybe ill do it on the way to work today), I have felt the ducting to my intake from my cowl snorkel and it is cool to the touch when running. Even with the air filter sitting on the valve cover. I would imagine it is a fairly effective cold air source.

thats exactly what I want .. except to hook to my snorkel .. I need to make room for the second battery ..

where did you get that filter peice ?????

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thats exactly what I want .. except to hook to my snorkel .. I need to make room for the second battery ..

where did you get that filter peice ?????
More bends restricts airflow, get marine grade 00 wire and make a battery box for your rear hatch.

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And what have a piece of flex tube hanging in front of the windshield?
Yes. Not everyones rig is a DD and FL doesn't have state inspections.

Besides, you could always run it at a 90° over to the side and run it up the A pillar.


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thats exactly what I want .. except to hook to my snorkel .. I need to make room for the second battery ..

where did you get that filter peice ?????
The filter is a Spectre 3" inline filter I got off summit racing http://www.summitracing.com/parts/spe-9833/overview/. You will need to attach your stock line to it somehow. The stock airtube connectrion is like 3.25" not 3". I just used a worm drive hose clamp and tightened it down onto it; It seems to have worked fairly well. A better solution would be to adapt something to it. My plan is to get an 1/8" thick strip of rubber and glue it around the outlet of the filter to make it the right size. If it wasn't aluminum I would weld something to it.

I also did it to install a second battery; Haven't done it yet though

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perfect depends on how far away you are when you look at it:D
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It's a 4.0 ... as long as there's something in the crank case that isn't coolant I'm sure it will still run forever.
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The filter is a Spectre 3" inline filter I got off summit racing http://www.summitracing.com/parts/spe-9833/overview/. You will need to attach your stock line to it somehow. The stock airtube connectrion is like 3.25" not 3". I just used a worm drive hose clamp and tightened it down onto it; It seems to have worked fairly well. A better solution would be to adapt something to it. My plan is to get an 1/8" thick strip of rubber and glue it around the outlet of the filter to make it the right size. If it wasn't aluminum I would weld something to it.

I also did it to install a second battery; Haven't done it yet though
Really great info man .. Thanks brother ..

I forget how big the opening of the TB is .. is it also 3.25? If it was 3" you maybe be able to just go with strait flex hose.


or check out this 3" - 3.25" Silicone Reducer Coupler Hose 3-Ply Reinforced Black ... $13

http://www.amazon.com/Silicone-Reduc.../dp/B004GJ6M2G

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Really great info man .. Thanks brother ..

I forget how big the opening of the TB is .. is it also 3.25? If it was 3" you maybe be able to just go with strait flex hose.


or check out this 3" - 3.25" Silicone Reducer Coupler Hose 3-Ply Reinforced Black ... $13

http://www.amazon.com/Silicone-Reduc.../dp/B004GJ6M2G
No the TB opening is more like 2.5"
And that type of reducer is for coupling two pieces of tube together, so the ID's are 3" and 3.25"; you would need some 3.25" tubing to then couple to the stock hose. Just making everything longer.

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No the TB opening is more like 2.5"
And that type of reducer is for coupling two pieces of tube together, so the ID's are 3" and 3.25"; you would need some 3.25" tubing to then couple to the stock hose. Just making everything longer.
I see

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I like the idea of a cowl snorkel but just curious, where does the air come from inside the cowl. Those little plastic vents are fake so i know its not coming in through that. I also like the idea of having an H1 type snorkel that comes out of the passenger side. But maybe the driver side would be better because there would be less bends in the tube?
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what about something like this?
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I like the idea of a cowl snorkel but just curious, where does the air come from inside the cowl. Those little plastic vents are fake so i know its not coming in through that. I also like the idea of having an H1 type snorkel that comes out of the passenger side. But maybe the driver side would be better because there would be less bends in the tube?
I drilled the fire wall on the driver side to run my cowl intake. I had no problem with water getting in, ive stood there with a hose for a while drenching it and had no problem. The only thing I wouldnt recommend is real deep water. Like to the head lights would be my max. A big splash or hole could put water up to the cowl and drown out the intake. I cant speek from experiance, the deepest ive been is to the top of the bumper.

Just check the depth, maintain a good speed to keep a bow wave, and dont let water get over the hood.

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Also an efan would be great for deep water. I currently have a stock fan but hope to upgrade

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But where does the air come from inside that cowl chamber?
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