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    good idea bad idea? mk4 air feed...



    as above, cold air pipe feeds, left straight into air box. air box is 80mm neck size? is that right...

    and to keep it symetricall right side up next to battery tray just to circulate some additional cold air.

    ???

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    obviously black like... nice and stealthy...

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    cant see much wrong with it except the feed to the grille would be shorter/have less bends so cant see the benefit over that?
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    agree with Andy. nothing wrong with it but can't see the benefit over the factory setup unless the total area of the intake is a lot larger. Even then, due to the short distance of the standard pipework against your proposal, you'd be better off getting a Veccy C pipe or another similarly enlarged intake (demon tweeks do a massive one thats nearly twice the size of the Vec C one )
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    more like 90'degree bends from the grill. i've checked the space next to rad and reckon i can make it with less harsh bends.

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    you also risk more stones & crap getting in there down that low, unless you plan on some pretty hefty mesh - in which case you're blocking half the intake anyway
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    as pete says also slightly more risk of crap getting in it, and perfectly level for the car infronts exhaust fumes being sucked straight it,

    tbh i cant see it increasing/decreasing performace at all only benefit would be if you think it will look better in which case you could just put a hole there and not plumb it up,
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    yeah gonna mesh it. but same can be said with grill in way on bonnet, not the stones. blocking air i mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy View Post
    as pete says also slightly more risk of crap getting in it, and perfectly level for the car infronts exhaust fumes being sucked straight it,

    tbh i cant see it increasing/decreasing performace at all only benefit would be if you think it will look better in which case you could just put a hole there and not plumb it up,
    or an intercooler too, and not plumb that up lol...

    i'll have a proper look in light, prob gonna do it tho...

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    Just be careful if you drive through a ford or deep water, I've knackered an engine going through a ford as the air intake sucked in water on a Rover 200.

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