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    safe or stupid?

    im thinking of putting a pipe straight from my throttle body to the intake at the front of the car, bypassing any filter.

    do you think its a good idea or will sucking up leaves etc damage something?

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    sorry say that again?

    ur removing the airfilter becuase why?

    the filter is there to "filter".....

    without that u might as well pour sand in your engine m8
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    "Stupid"

    You will end up damagig something....

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    just so the engine gets fresh air on demand, is it dangerous then?

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    YES ...


    the whole point in the filter is to stop the shite getting in there.. take your filter out and have a look at it.. its dirty because its doing its job. you remove that and you might as well go buy a new engine now, cause it wont be long before you need anew one
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    Air filtration is the process of removing particulate (foreign objects) or objects that you don't want sucked into the intestines of your engine.

    Without a air filter of some type you run the risk of introducing anything that is smaller then the valve opening into your engine, from a mouse (or the acorn shells that it cracks in your air filter duct work ) to a small stone either which can be nasty to the health of your engine, not to mention regular dirt and dust. Obviously the cleaner the air the longer the engine should last.

    A filters primary purpose is to remove small particles of dirt from the air before it has a chance to make it's way into the environment of the engine. Without an air filter, a certain percentage of the dirt that enters the cavity of the cylinder walls will enter the oil system of the engine, some will be blown out by the explosions that occur within, however enough can remain to score the cylinder walls. As far as the dirt that made it's way into the oil system, a majority should be removed by the oil filter, however some will make it to internal bearing surfaces were wear of the bearing and it's mating surfaces will be accelerated

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    thanks for that

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    hope it clears a few things up.. least ur asking BEFORE doing it lol..

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    yea i know i thought it was a bad idea, i was debaiting so you guys have now put my mind at rest cheers

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