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wassup gang?

recently i been working a lot on my car, making it Shine in every way i can.

now it`s time for the engine bay, Did the little trick from Bitter, removing the intake snorkel, cool all but not cool looking, so i was thinking of bolting a K&N Cone Filter Element, but as the micro piece of tube needed for installing this properly costs here in CR about 50 to 75 bucks, i imagined i can just bolt the new air filter to the standard stock plastic pipe.

question, can it be done?
 

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Good question, I would like to know it that would work as well. The first thing that comes to mind is the sensor that is in the stock housing. The aftermarket ram pipe has a place for it while the stock rubber piece would not and I am not sure how you would rig that up.

That's assuming I understand what your talking about.
 

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i got it covered just drill a new smaller hole and plug the sensor

what i really need to know is if an aftermarket cone filter can fit in the tube
 

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i saw some on fleabay CHEAP. gtn one myself. id make another ram air kit like i made for my camaro but this car isnt a speed car. its car audio SQ and lowrider euro looks lol.

to make a ram air kit get an oil funnels with the elephant snout thing on it from wallyworld. one of those plastic grey or black ones and turn it around facing into the wind just halfway, as whole is 2 much,leave the lil strainer in it to catch debri bugs etc and cut a hole into youre stock air box then quick strip tie it all in place.

waLL-LA. instant HP and sound. it worked great. for full HP get a K&N filter also. this kit i made is the same thing you can buy. i saw a pic and thought hey thats bs 200 bucks i made mine for 10 dollars. the kit had 2 scoops but they were unnesscary. one is fine.

like i said make sure its tucked halfway behind something under the car bottom as to not catch and tear off or grab to much air-air friction.
 

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can i bolt a cone air filter ??? :confused::confused:
 

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i got one off of ebay that works great has the hole for the sensor mount got a boost in hp and gas milage and it cost around 20 bucks + shipping the specs for milage on my 94 are 26/29 ive been getting 32 on the highway with my best at 35 mpg nice boost in low end torque too
 

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i can`t buy on the internet, no credit or debit card,

can i bolt a cone air filter to the stock pipe ???

size?
 

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Yes it works! thats wat i did with mine. just get a hose clamp to make sure its on tight
 

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I'll take a shot of it after work and post tonight.
 

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I'll take a shot of it after work and post tonight.
That would be great! At my local Autozone they sell the filter separate from the pipe, plus I really am not into the chrome look... so if I can use the stock pipe that would be awesome.
 

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As soon as I get finished with the supra I'll build a complete custom pipe with sealed box similar to a Volant intake.

Once I get started I'll get pics posted!
 

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thanks for the info, i`m gonna try it soon, i`ll post results!
 

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are there different filter "socket" sizes?
 

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lol.... guess no one like my idea huh?. i guarantee itll make more hp than what you can buy because what you buy is by the engine where the heats at. mine will make atleast min 5 more hp then anything you can buy snorkel wise... like those blue ones off fleabay etc. cool fresh air and its ram air to boot.:welcome: my camaro v6 3.8 liter wuved it.
 

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lol.... guess no one like my idea huh?. i guarantee itll make more hp than what you can buy because what you buy is by the engine where the heats at. mine will make atleast min 5 more hp then anything you can buy snorkel wise... like those blue ones off fleabay etc. cool fresh air and its ram air to boot.:welcome: my camaro v6 3.8 liter wuved it.
Your idea sounds interesting but I can't quite picture it... do you have some pics you can share?
 

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pictures and i may give it a try, but for now i`ll stick to my plan
 

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ok hold on a sec..

ok heres a pic of the intake hose going onto the stock airbox assembly we have now on our cars. this isnt the one on our cars but you get the idea. he cut a whole then added a spacer on it and niced it up.

heres a pic of the air scoop. this guy choose to mount his on the front in full air which i didnt and mine was still great. mine was half air mounted for safety and sensor non air overload reasons.

this is the basic idea.

heres what you need. some shop vacum black tubing about 5 feet at the most and one of these from wally world. any square variety will work. also some black plastic zip ties and black electrial tape for securing the hose to the funnel snout.

once done make sure it wont snag on anything and isnt near anything 2 hot!!. check it often to make sure its staying on and not gtn to hot. mine stayed on 5 years and i even sold it with it still on lol.
 

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toysyoda, sweet idea! About how I envisioned it, I haven't had the stock air box out but was wondering about the original opening and where it goes, couldn't you rig something to the existing air entry hole? Again I say this without really looking at it....
 

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That's highway lizards truck and his Ram air idea is good. Although the first picture isn't his truck it's a start but there are better ways to mount a hose to the box then that. Also his air pick up is rather large and can be seen sticking out like a sore thumb by looking at the side of the truck. No offense to him at all but not my cup of tea.

One day I'll get started on mine and go from there. I have too many projects going on to dedicate the time to it but once I do it'll look good.
 
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