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Old 07-18-2010, 12:45 PM   #1
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Default Can I bypass the PS reservoir tank?

I want to move the air filter behind the headlamp but as you can see the PS reservoir is in the way.

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Do you guys think is going to be any problem if I remove the reservoir tank and loop the lines?
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Yes there will be problems. Unless by loop the lines you mean not use P/S at all.

But I think you want to loop the lines and continue to use the pump, that will not work.
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Only if you lose the P/S. Otherwise, you'll blow out a line when it warms up.
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Well.... Plan B

How would you route a cold air intake with this setup?

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Relocate the P/S reservoir? With that manifold you don't have many options.
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Ditch the power steering and build a BEGI style airbox. Or, go with a CAI setup like mine.
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Think it could loop back to the cowl area? Or ditch the PS like a man and go with your original idea.
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You could easily relocate the tank.
or just do what these guys say
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Or get another manifold and downpipe.
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no PS here.. installed the idler pulley and havent looked back.

i didnt bother looping the rack. just empty it well and cover the holes. be sure not to cover them air tight otherwise the rack will build up pressure/resistance when you turn
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Relocate the can. It'd only take 5 minutes.
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I'd move it back towards the turbo an inch or so and then route intake between rad and reservoir.
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I'd move it back towards the turbo an inch or so and then route intake between rad and reservoir.
I second that. Seems like the easiest solution that will have a worthwhile result.
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