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Old 03-19-2015, 05:40 PM   #41
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Guys, thousands and thousands on NA and NB miata all over my country have these. Do the math on the whole 'rain' thing there.
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Guys, thousands and thousands on NA and NB miata all over my country have these. Do the math on the whole 'rain' thing there.
I mean I dont see how the rain could get in them down there. Your rain comes out of the ground and lands in the clouds right?

Really, whats the size opening on the in side on those silicone intakes filters.
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Really, whats the size opening on the in side on those silicone intakes filters.
They have 3 different sizes on the website. The one I linked is 2.5". The filter on the inside is a cone that comes to a blunt nose, like the filter on Ford trucks. They seem decent for constructing a cold air intake. Certainly at least as good as the K&N Apollo that is many times more expensive.
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Wait so the size listed is for the cold air hose? Then what size intake tubing does it fit on is the right question.
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Honestly leafy, Is this what you think will happen?

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Wait so the size listed is for the cold air hose? Then what size intake tubing does it fit on is the right question.
No. Size listed is for the intake tube. The open end is substantially larger. I used to have one of these and could have taken measurements, but sold it a while back.
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Honestly leafy, Is this what you think will happen?
Leafy was just making a "Down Under" joke. We know that water ingestion isn't a problem for a cowl intake. Heck, some of us even do water injection on purpose.

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I'm still waiting to see someone cover the entire cowl in some sort of mesh. then run a straight tube to the cowl area using a velocity stack.

but this would suffice:



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Brain one of those inline filters with a velocity stack in the cowl could work too. If there's a space in the cowl to fit like a 7" diameter hole for the velocity stack.
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There won't be any room in my engine bay for a huge canister filter. I'll try to mount something like pictured above, or fab something up close to what hornetball made; which IMO is one of the nicest filter locations/installs I've seen.
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