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Old 09-24-2009, 06:51 PM   #1
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Scrming's Air Intake Experiment - Part II

Well... wasn't quite ready to post this up yet... BUT.. since I kind of let the cat of the bag... here we go....

Since the IAT relocation experiment went so well, I decided to tackle the intake tube.

Now when I first got my car I had asked Scott from MRT what that big appendage on the left side of the intake tube ways since I had really never seen one like that... He explained it was a silencer/resonator. That it's function was to help eliminate intake noise. And as we all know it does a great job! Even with a K&N filter and the stock snorkel off you cannot hear ANY intake noise!

Scott went on to explain that the silencer/resonator works but it does disrupt the air flow going into the throttle which in turn has a negative effect on performance! Since I don't mind the sucking sound I figured I needed to lose the silencer... First thought was to just cut it off... but I backed off that idea....

So one day walking through the auto parts store I happened to see some universal CAI kits and parts... Hmmm... So I decided to buy some of these parts and see if I could put together my own intake tube.... So I bought a handful of stuff and headed home... and this is what I came up with!

SO...

90 degree elbow, vacuum adapter, 45 degree elbow. I had to cut the 45 degree elbow.



Stock vs new...


The stock silencer/resonator... it's like a figure 8...


The hole for the silencer...


And the hole for the pcv connection... again right before the TB...



and now... the new tube installed.






and finally... a little video clip... (listen with your headphones)




BETTER VIEW!



Here's the part list:

Spectre - Air Intake Tube - Part Number: 8698 - $10.00

Spectre - Air Intake Vacuum/Sensor Adapter - Part Number: 8707 - $11.99

Spectre - Air Intake Tube - Part Number: 8738 - $11.99

Spectre - Coupler/Reducer Combo - Part Number: 8771 - $7.99 - This is for the throttle body connection

Ok.... the coupler for the tube to the air box is a RUBBER coupler... I bought the whole thing as a big kit - Spectre 8208. See: http://www.streetsideauto.com/produc...GoogleShopping

The 8208 came with a RUBBER coupler, not the more stiff silicone coupler... however with the 8208 you still need the 90 degree elbow....

Also needed a piece of hose... so basically did this for $50... you may be able to find the piece cheaper online... I just bought them at the local part store...

Big day will be Saturday... Car goes on the dyno! It is a "Dyno Day" though so I'll only get a couple of pulls... unlike when I buy my usual dyno time where I get 4 or 5 pulls... Since I like the way this turned out I'm thinking I will just dyno the IAT relocation and new tube all together....

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Old 09-24-2009, 06:54 PM   #2
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very cool man.. props to you.
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Old 09-24-2009, 07:00 PM   #3
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Nice job srcming! How loud is it from the inside of the car? Under load? Looking forward to your numbers on the dyno!

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Old 09-24-2009, 07:04 PM   #4
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Nice work and thanks for sharing. I'll be looking forward to your dyno results.
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Old 09-24-2009, 07:21 PM   #5
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Thanks guys...

I really haven't got on it really hard so I'm not sure if you can really hear a difference in the cabin...
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Old 09-24-2009, 07:47 PM   #6
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Great job, it looks very nice.

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Old 09-24-2009, 08:06 PM   #7
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Awesome job man, thanks.... can't wait to see your dyno numbers!
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Old 09-24-2009, 08:39 PM   #8
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Scrming, what auto parts store did you buy those items at?
Seems like I saw some CAI items at Auto Zone the other day.
Do you have a part# for the hose?
Thanks again for another excellent low budget V6 mod to
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Old 09-24-2009, 08:46 PM   #9
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Nice job.........

The photos are really GREAT !!!!.........

..for sharing

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Old 09-24-2009, 09:09 PM   #10
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ur a genius haha.
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Old 09-24-2009, 10:37 PM   #11
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wow that does sound awesome. And you are genious. I want your exact set up, sorry to be a copy cat but your exhaust just sounds the best. Great work. I get excited everytime i see a thread by Screaming!
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Old 09-24-2009, 11:42 PM   #12
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wow that does sound awesome. And you are genious. I want your exact set up, sorry to be a copy cat but your exhaust just sounds the best. Great work. I get excited everytime i see a thread by Screaming!
agreed. this is why I will be heading to MRT as soon as my car gets here to get the scrming special.
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Old 09-25-2009, 05:15 AM   #13
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Thanks all!

I got the stuff at O'Reillys - http://www.oreillyauto.com

Sorry, no part number on the hose... just got a chunk of 1/2 inch (i think) flex hose and cut it to fit.... I have some left over at home... i check to see if it says what size it is...
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Old 09-25-2009, 07:37 AM   #14
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Scrming,
You did a fantastic job on this experiment. I think we are all hoping that the dyno or track numbers show it to be a good performance mod. We already know it's a good cosmetic mod. I want to do it!

Two questions:
Do you think the aluminum tube will contribute to heating the air entering the engine more than the plastic OE part does? The metal will absorb the heat more and retain it too.
Also, do you have concerns that there is enough flex and give in the joints you constructed on the new part so that when the engine torques and the air box stays put, everything will remain connected? The OE part has that accordion joint on it.

Keep up the great work and thanks for sharing your ideas with us!!
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