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Old 07-07-2007, 02:14 AM
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Here are some pictures of an air intake that I decided to make one day when I was bored! I was waiting on my new single gear tranny from Clermont, which came very fast! I haven't run my truck with the new tranny yet, but will let everyone know how well it does. Anyway, I bought a crankcase breather for a car and some 1/2 inch clear tube from a hardware store and it cost me about $20. Make sure the filter is the kind that you can oil, some are not, and if you add oil to them they will run like sh@#! Let me know what you guys think!
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Old 07-07-2007, 02:17 AM
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Her are the rest of the pics!
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Old 07-07-2007, 02:31 AM
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Looks pretty cool, probably a better setup for breathing due to the air filter in contact with the air. The only drawback is that it will probably get dirtier faster.
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Old 07-07-2007, 02:39 AM
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Great job. Air intake nice.
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Old 07-07-2007, 06:07 AM
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looks good..
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Old 07-07-2007, 11:44 AM
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The stock foam filter on mine got really dirty within a couple of days, and it has a small surface area. This filter setup has a lot more surface area, so it will take longer to see a drop in performance and I will probably have to clean it half as often and it gets the filter away from the hot motor.
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Old 07-08-2007, 02:18 PM
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that looks awesome man great work
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Old 07-08-2007, 03:29 PM
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Thank you! It works really well too.
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Old 07-08-2007, 05:03 PM
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does it add performace?? looks great
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Old 07-09-2007, 01:45 AM
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It is really hard to tell, because Ididn't run it with it until I changed transmissions (single gear tranny from Clermont)! It didn't slow it down, thats for sure. My truck flies with the new tranny and cool air intake! I might switch to a 12T vented clutchbell and upgrade my clutch, just because I am more of an off-road kind of guy and want a little more torque and it is already too fast for what I do with it now!
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Old 07-09-2007, 09:52 AM
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cool man go for it it will be cool.and leave all the dust in the air.....
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