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Post  Almondo74 02/08/09, 10:46 pm

I seen this on 'redline gti' just wondered if there is any down sides of removing the airbox, steps 15-18 i think.

http://www.redlinegti.com/articles/art3/

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Post  STEVEGTI 03/08/09, 07:51 am

will be a bit louder i run a cold air pipe form the side of the box to the front of the car wit that k&n filter only useful past 70 ish thats the only reason i would do it

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Post  Almondo74 03/08/09, 11:10 am

are the k&n induction kits any good, iv herd there gd but iv also heard they do jack and drink fuel...?

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Post  STEVEGTI 03/08/09, 01:47 pm

there good in conjunction with other mods when your engine needs more air then will be best

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Post  dominator 03/08/09, 07:41 pm

the k+n is good, it sounds lovely, but when the engine bay gets hot it aint much cop
this is the setup i use
it never loses power on long journeys and when its the hot weather
http://www.flickr.com/photos/11473969@N02/2658393683/

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Post  STEVEGTI 03/08/09, 07:49 pm

yea that is good gary i would just worry about puddles and that in the winter on the pic of my old engine i had two cold feed pipes underneath thats another way was gonna take out the headlamp aswell at one point lol

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Post  dominator 03/08/09, 07:57 pm

tell me bout it
you can just see it poking out of the top of the fog light hole
theres a road that runs past the local uni that floods easyly
iv driven through it slowly and nothing happend, i think its a bit high to suffocate the intake completly

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Post  STEVEGTI 03/08/09, 08:02 pm

not worried about suffacating worried about hydraliced lol

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Post  dominator 03/08/09, 08:08 pm

stainless mesh filter mate
15 squid on ebay and its made of the propper stuff aswell Very Happy

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Post  AF34S 03/08/09, 08:30 pm

Removing the resonator chamber under the guard makes it purring sound at idle. As a cat lover I like it. Performance difference? Maybe but maybe not.

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