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Old 01-28-2012, 02:50 PM   #76
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Man that's awesome..

Thanks, I phsyched I can finally move on, that was a sticking point.
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Old 02-18-2012, 08:16 PM   #77
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Finally got the mailslot scoop finished, tied in the upper and lower scoops, installed the new lower grille/plate mount and had the facia painted. With the facia back on the car today was the first time I have been able to really drive the car after the VVT-3 cam install and it is running real strong. I can finally move on to a new project, perhaps I'll finish the wheels next. Here's a fewv quick pics.
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:51 AM   #78
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Nice job! Are you going to tie it in to you intake?
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:01 AM   #79
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Nice job! Are you going to tie it in to you intake?
Yes, the upper scoop and lower scoops all feed the intake, I originally had them going into the stock snorkel, I am in the process of fabricating a new snorkel that will be much cleaner than the setup pictured.
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Old 02-26-2012, 04:20 PM   #80
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Nice work!

Will you adjust your tune for the additional air?
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Old 02-26-2012, 04:41 PM   #81
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Nice work!

Will you adjust your tune for the additional air?
The car was tuned before with the lower scoops functional, I have since installed the VVT-3 cam and will be having it fine tuned when everything is finalized.
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:54 PM   #82
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Here are some pictures of an intake done for a 69 Camaro. Thought I'd share them with you. Perhaps you can use for ideas on your project. Keep us posted.









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Old 02-26-2012, 07:14 PM   #83
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That's a cool set up.

I originally was working on a filter housing behind the facia but decided on keeping the intake tube shorter so decided to fabricate the snorkel so that it is fed by my scoops only and completely sealed from the engine bay but leaving the filter under hood. It will be tied in to an airaid as I had one on before and everything fits that system whereas it utilizes the stock snorkel as the oem intake.
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:43 PM   #84
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Finally I am competelly done with tying in all the scoops. I decided to make an aluminum scnorkel similar to the stock one. I increased the size and changed the angle to direct more air from the factory location as well as adding two inlets for the mail slot and lower scoops. I did this in the event I ever was forced to drive in outrageos rain fall, I could easily disconnect the added scoops and still have adequate air flow from the stock location. I was going to take a couple of pics of the snorkel but got involved with the install and forgot but I did get a few on the setup installed.

Although I have been driving the car since the cam install, now with the air intakes finished I can have Ted @ Jannety Racing dial in my tune then I will decide if/or what converter I will get.
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:47 PM   #85
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Cool! Its hard to tell what Im looking at without owning and working on a 5th gen yet
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:55 PM   #86
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Cool! Its hard to tell what Im looking at without owning and working on a 5th gen yet
If you scroll up to post #77 you will see the mail slot scoop and the scoops in the lower facia, these new pics are how they are tied in to the filter housing.
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Old 04-20-2012, 01:38 PM   #87
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Hi all. Haven't done much to my car lately as I have been quite busy and have been enjoying the cam and related mods. As usuall necessity will dictate my next mod. With the completion of all the scoops it was necessary to remove the waher bottle. None of the available relocation kits will work with my set up. Because of bugs,pollen and bird shit I am forced to deal with it, so I will be fabricating and relocating a washer bottle next. I know what I will be doing and will post pics as I the fabrication progresses.
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Old 06-02-2012, 04:05 PM   #88
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It's been a while since I've had a chance to work on my car but finally couldn't take the pollen and bird shit so I devoted some time this weekend to my washer bottle. I have to fit it one more time and make the resevoir cap then I can weld the bung and mounting tabs and install it permanently. Here is a quick shot of it.
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Old 06-04-2012, 04:47 PM   #89
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Had a chance to make the resevoir cap, now I can mount it in the cavity under the front of my airaid cai and it is finished.
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Old 06-16-2012, 01:25 PM   #90
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Finally had some time to finish my washer relocation. It holds 1 qt of fluid which is adequate. You can see in the photo's the cavity at the front of the intake, I utilized that area for the tank.
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Old 06-16-2012, 01:40 PM   #91
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very nice work!!
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:11 PM   #92
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:22 PM   #93
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I haven't updated this thread in a while as I have been super busy. I am in the process of selling my shop, the sale should be complete within the next month or two. After that I will be setting up my new shop which will be devoted more to fabrication than repairs. This will free up more time to develope and fabricate a handful of parts I have been working on. Stay tuned for some cool stuff.
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Old 08-15-2012, 05:41 PM   #94
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ya i been lookin for u to come back u have good ideals for sure and hope things go well with u shop.
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Old 08-15-2012, 05:54 PM   #95
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ya i been lookin for u to come back u have good ideals for sure and hope things go well with u shop.

Thanks. I haven't gone anywhere I've just been so busy I haven't had much time to play with my car and new ideas but I have been tinkering with a few things that I will be persuing in the near future.

One thing I am doing is playing around with making a few components out of real carbon fibre. Not wraps or fabric but plate. I have a few pieces coming in in a day or two. I will be machining grips for my manual shifters out of it. If it machines well I will be making more items with it including a few ideas I have not yet posted
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:12 PM   #96
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Hello, looking forward on the front mailslot kit, are you going to sell them? If so, book me in!!!.

Thanks and great job men!!!!
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Old 08-16-2012, 02:27 PM   #97
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Hello, looking forward on the front mailslot kit, are you going to sell them? If so, book me in!!!.

Thanks and great job men!!!!

This is something I have not seen a lot of interest in so it's been on the back burner. If some interest is shown I will see what I can do in providing it in kit form.
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:32 PM   #98
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This is something I have not seen a lot of interest in so it's been on the back burner. If some interest is shown I will see what I can do in providing it in kit form.
Did you see ACS made a rad support that works with the mailslot if you cut a hole out. Not as an intake just as an engine compartment vent.
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:08 PM   #99
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Did you see ACS made a rad support that works with the mailslot if you cut a hole out. Not as an intake just as an engine compartment vent.
When I did mine I started out with cutting out the mail slot only but in reality the opening is puny in comparison. The mail slot itself is about a 1/2 " x 12" opening mine uses two 3" hoses attached to my intake as well a 3.5" x 12" scoop to aid in radiator cooling. The 3" hoes can be used to provide under hood fresh air. I thought this to be much more beneficial.
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Old 09-25-2012, 05:13 PM   #100
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As usuall, necessity dicated my working on my wheels. I needed another set of front tires so decided to mount them on the wheels I started ages ago. I haven't finished the lug covers yet but here are a few shots, one with a stock wheel and a couple of the smoothened out wheels.
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