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Old 21-12-2017, 11:02 AM   #1
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Is an intake air filter absolutely necessary?? I have seen pics which seem to imply some people aren't using one.

I'm struggling for space as I'm in a standard round nose with the bulkhead mods, would probably need to have a 90deg bend immediately off the intake, then try to put a filter on there but most filters seem to be fixed in shape which would make this tricky - unless anyone knows of a foam air filter that can be forced into position?!
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Old 22-12-2017, 12:08 AM   #2
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I picked some alloy tube with a 90 degree bend and cut it to suit.
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Old 22-12-2017, 09:29 AM   #3
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This is just an ITG foam sock filter on the end of the TB held on with cable ties
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Old 22-12-2017, 10:57 AM   #4
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Another alternative

Depending on the size of the throttle body you may be able to route the piping under the brake servo (if you have one) using a flexible ducting like so



Mines is a 68mm throttle body so the ducting is quite big, plus its turbo wrapped (so adding extra mm) and routed 90 degree straightaway then under the servo, it sits near to the side of the radiator with a shielding between the two. Ducting is under the car looping up towards it



Ok the bad things, its a pig to fit with the servo in place, much easier to remove the servo to start with then throw it in and then the servo will hold everything down tight

Having the braided flexi pipes on the servo are a godsend anyway and I would always recommend them especially with the above
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Old 27-12-2017, 08:53 AM   #5
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maxspeedingrods, this site has coilovers, turbo, connecting rods, air suspension, air bag and other parts, they are having sales now
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Old 29-12-2017, 07:39 AM   #6
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Thanks guys. I may be able to introduce something along the lines of yours Kam, as I know it’s best to have one!
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