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Old 10-31-2013, 10:32 PM   #1
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My new setup is together and running, but I haven't came up with an air filter setup for it yet. My turbo has a 2 bolt flange on it (its a s15 Nissan gt2560 compressor). I'm really lazy since my car runs again, and was thinking of just using a piece of door screen bolted to that flange. How bad of an idea is this?
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sometimes laziness borders on retardation
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sometimes laziness borders on retardation
And sometimes it runs for the border.
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Spend 2 minutes on eBay and order a cxracing adapter, 90degree silicone elbow and AEM dryflow filter. Drink beer and wait for the delivery truck. Spend 2 minutes installing above parts. Profit.
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Lol at Vlad commenting. Did you forget about your screen intake on your godspeed 3076?
I'm gonna order parts. I have the filter, I just need an elbow and the adapter. I'm just talking about a rig that'll work for like 2 weeks, so if I decide to drive it to work one day, I can.
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yeah that I had on for like 1 day to take pictures?
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Well, this is your smoky motor so I guess you could do a screen door if you want...but the car has been on blocks for so long what would it matter to wait a few more days for parts to arrive?
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would it matter to wait a few more days for parts to arrive?
You should've already known how this thread was gonna go before you even clicked it. I post seeking a suggestion, I get opinions, I do what I posted about anyway.
I just don't see why it could be a bad thing. A screen would keep bugs and stones and anything that could damage my compressor blades out. It's supposed to be like 65* by the time I leave for work, so I'm thinking about getting a sticker thrown on my car, cause it's been out of inspection since March, and just making the maiden voyage be a drive to work. That'll seat my new suspension and break in my new turbo.
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Ive seen a lot of cars run with zero filter, not even a screen.
Would I do it every day? In the rain? Down a dirt road? No.
Like usual, MTnet rhetoric degrades into kindergarten black-and-white bullshit.
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If you're not willing to wait a few days, just don't use one.

Chances of sucking in the screen vs getting a rock or sand... Eh

I see a lotta cars around this area have the open compresser forward facing in the front bumper. Probably on the retard side of the border doing that.
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Think of the largest particle that can fit through your screen. Now imagine that particle hitting your compressor wheel while it's spinning at >100,000rpm.
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You mean I gotta take them off and put them over my turbo inlet?
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You mean I gotta take them off and put them over my turbo inlet?
No, silly. Use plastic egg shell as aero deflector to make bad things go around the turbo inlet. Don't you know anything?
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Guys I'm sittin on the toilet just took a big dump too lazy to reach over for the toilet paper WHAT DO YOU THINK?

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Use the 3 shells.
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