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Old 12-10-2013, 01:21 PM   #41
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I've used and recommended the RU-5111 since 2006. I think it's a pretty good filter for our engine bays.


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Thanks. It would probably work for mine too aside for the flange dia.

RU-5111 - K&N Universal Air Filters, Universal Rubber Filter direct from K&N
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Intake looks sick!

It's ok.


You can get your own.

https://www.flyinmiata.com/index.php...0%20WITH%20MAF
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So much bling !!!
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Thanks. It would probably work for mine too aside for the flange dia.

RU-5111 - K&N Universal Air Filters, Universal Rubber Filter direct from K&N

if 3" is too large a flange you're doing it wrong. You want the largest flanged air filter you can fit and then smoothly taper it down into the turbo for maximum airflowage.
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There is a good story about filter area but I forget the details...
my friend was eager to use auto tune in his his new install.
he was still missing a good filter so he stuck a sweat sock over the pipe out of the TB (Yes a sock)

It did not get sucked into the motor and he went on to do a few tuning runs.

In the end the sock was way more restrictive than it seemed and the tuning was way off.
what stuck with me was that the motor reached quite a few less KPA with the darn sweat sock than without it.
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**** filter area.

I've seen a large-meshed screen cause a 70hp loss on a 600hp mustang.


I hate drinking thick milkshakes out of a small straw.
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**** filter area.

I've seen a large-meshed screen cause a 70hp loss on a 600hp mustang.


I hate drinking thick milkshakes out of a small straw.


My thoughts - exactly !

Even proximity of partitions intended to keep heat at bay such as the one I rigged up.
Unfortunately sometimes you just have to go with your gut feeling.

One of the things that I noticed about the stock N/A was the coupling of the AFM to the filter box – it was a narrow molded curved thing that did remind me of a “straw”
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One of the things that I noticed about the stock N/A was the coupling of the AFM to the filter box – it was a narrow molded curved thing that did remind me of a “straw”
Actually, a 90°, kinked straw.
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Actually, a 90°, kinked straw.
4 Sure !

These photos show what I did to mine.
Not shown - a Spectre 90 degree connecting the AFM and filter box
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