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the black mamba for the 5.9 looks like an idea I want to do to mine. Any idea how effective it is for the hp and mpg? Also, what is the outer diameter for the hat used?
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Not sure on the hp, but my mpgs has increased by 1-2. So its a win in my book. I will go measure the hat here in a bit.
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Just read this thread, good stuff!

Thinking about grabbing two hats and grafting them together to create a dual CAI set up. I really like the dual set up, sorta the way of the RamAir Box set up, but dont want to spend all that money.

Will let everyone know what I come up with. These boxes are just plastic correct? It should be easy to measure and measure a few more times, cut the boxes up, attach them together with some glue/epoxy/etc and then possibly use a heat gun and melt some of the plastic back to hold it together firmly.

Hmmm...
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yep they are just plastic. Spectre makes a dual tube intake I think its on sale for 99 at some online parts place
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Good call. Something like this would work:

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/SPE-9856/

I'll just have to do some searching on heights/widths/lengths/etc of the plenums as well as the diameter of the TB on the truck and how much space there is from the TB to the top of the fire wall/cowl area.

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I have seen a guy with this one.
http://www.jegs.com/i/Spectre/865/728/10002/-1
You will also need 1/2" Air cleaner spacer,the air cleaner as is drops enough to hit the alternator bracket and the throttle cable support
he also suggests Spectre's s-screw for the Dodge ram, it's in two pieces, made installation easier
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Hey I found a hat off a dakota at a local wrecker but they want almost $100 for the part, the fence is too high, a guard dog, and cameras, no night visit lol. Any other airboxes compatible or any other ideas?
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$100!!!! Mine was only $20 at the pic and pull. Ones off a durango will work too. I have also read sometype of Cadilac had an air hat that fits too.
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Hey back again and good news. I went to another auto wrecker the next day and found a Dakota hat with the "S" bolt. Only charged me $10. I'm thinking of installing a larger air filter to it. I'll send pics when its complete.
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That's some good news. I need to check with the uncle to see if he has my new pipe done.
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