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Old 08-23-2010, 12:39 AM
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What do you guy think about a dual custom intake using a universal kit like one of these: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/UNIVE...Q5fAccessories

My idea was having the air filters right in front of fog light holes, since i dont have any and dont plain on getting any. Also my plan is to use k&n air filters, and try to find or fabricate an air box so i can do the dual intakes, any ideas or comments on this idea?
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Sounds interesting. That link is for aluminum tubing which will pick up heat in the engine compartment. Plastic is better in that regard.

I like your plan for building the boxes.
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Sounds interesting. That link is for aluminum tubing which will pick up heat in the engine compartment. Plastic is better in that regard.

I like your plan for building the boxes.
Thanks, got any ideas on where i can buy some plastic tubing, 4" tubing?
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Some people have used pvc pipe from the hardware store. You may even be able to get it made to spec locally.
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Thanks! Could i use the aluminum tubing, but wrap it with the exhuast wrap to keep the heat out?
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I think you'll be sorry if you ever get into any kind of water with your truck.
Ya, I'm pretty sure they make water repelant wraps for the air filters.
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I used platic pipe for my CAI.......Workes great. Cheap as well. I agree with Randy regarding water.Two pipes from your fog lights in a decent rain or water could make it to your throttle body. That would be a disaster.
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They do, but, even then air has to get through there somehow. There will always be the threat of hydrolock.
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Thanks! Could i use the aluminum tubing, but wrap it with the exhuast wrap to keep the heat out?
A friend of mine and myself were talking about doing this.... We both bought the spectre CAI kits and don't very much care for the aluminum pipe, and we have been thinking about wrapping them with header wrap. Has anybody else done this before???
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