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Old 12-05-2013, 11:25 AM   #21
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Local Auto Stone had some K&Ns but none for me.

They had a Spectre ricer cone filter with a narrower neck - mine is larger than the pipe so it has a coupler stuffed in it so it can fit the curved pipe
Still, I rather get an oval one.

I'm including the link to K&N in case somebody follows in my stumbling foot steps. I still have to visit a friend who has some silicone elbows I might "borrow" before I order stuff.
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Or go man-sized.

AEM Dryflow. 14" for 4" piping. Manpants.

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I don't see the link
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Old 12-05-2013, 05:16 PM   #24
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I don't see the link
I'll try again K&N Universal Air Filter, Crankcase Vent Filter, Flame Arrestor, and Filter Wrap Search by Dimension
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62-1470 should work grate on that car.
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Old 12-05-2013, 07:39 PM   #27
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you aren't going to be able to fit an oval one with any more width than your current big end diameter.

your already pressing it into the headlight motor.
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RU-5111
I resemble that
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you aren't going to be able to fit an oval one with any more width than your current big end diameter.

your already pressing it into the headlight motor.
Thanks. I was thinking an offset one

Their web site (or me) is kind of screwy but right now I'm leaning toward a cone, tapered and with an offset. This means that it will duck past the headlight motor and angle toward the left/front corner.

The ricer cone that's on there now measures roughly 6 at the base and 5 height

More guessing is required but the likely candidates are p/n SN-2540 SN-2550 and SN-2560

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The current "Guinner" that moma will not let me order yet ?

SN-2550 - K&N Universal Air Filters, Custom Air Filter direct from K&N


It should strategically avoid the headlight motor and spill toward the left front corner to still have decent surface area.
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Old 12-09-2013, 06:53 PM   #31
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RU-5111
Close. RU-486
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You can kindof see a picture of it here. Don't know if pipe size is correct for you or whatever, but the shape looks right.

Intake looks sick!
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Ok so I have to ask: why that shape and size? does a large oval filter flow so much more than a compact cone that its beneficial to go big and oval just to stuff it in there?
I notice both FM and BEGi use the huge oval shaped ones in most their kits
Sorry if threadjack, but kinda still on topic
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Begi sells those smashed filters too for us NB guys since it fits perfect behind the headlight.
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I'm guessing its better. But how much better? Anyone know?

I'm talking about that (above ) vs something like this:


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Ok so I have to ask: why that shape and size? does a large oval filter flow so much more than a compact cone that its beneficial to go big and oval just to stuff it in there?
I notice both FM and BEGi use the huge oval shaped ones in most their kits
Sorry if threadjack, but kinda still on topic
I wouldn't consider the one FM sells to be "huge".

K&N's on trucks and other domestic large displacement shitboxes are much much bigger than the one on my miata currently.

I guess you want to go as big as you can go just so don't have any bottleneck there at all.
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Close. RU-486
I've used and recommended the RU-5111 since 2006. I think it's a pretty good filter for our engine bays.


wait...


fu.
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I wouldn't consider the one FM sells to be "huge".

K&N's on trucks and other domestic large displacement shitboxes are much much bigger than the one on my miata currently.

I guess you want to go as big as you can go just so don't have any bottleneck there at all.
You're right its not but I mean bigger than your typical cone, and a sorta different/odd shape.

And yes I agree, but I'm curious how much of a differnece in flow there is, because if its not significant I'd still rather use a small compact cone.
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You're right its not but I mean bigger than your typical cone, and a sorta different/odd shape.

And yes I agree, but I'm curious how much of a differnece in flow there is, because if its not significant I'd still rather use a small compact cone.
here is the math

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I saw that before too and totally forgot where. Props to you
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