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Old 03-26-2007, 03:28 PM   #1
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I was thinking about getting one of these from miata mania but was thinking what happens if it raining outside? Has anyone had any trouble with water getting too close to the air filter? Just wondering
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Old 03-27-2007, 04:33 PM   #2
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I've run TSI's and a Naca duct on the drivers side, no problems that I know of.

But it does get awfully dirty. If you're the type who likes a pristine engine bay, don't go with either of these....
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you wont have water problems, just more dirt.

fwiw, on my naca i shove a rag in it if its raining out while im driving, looks mad pimp.
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lmao ^
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Kind of like having a handkerchief in your suit pocket.
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On One Lap of America last year, a Miata had TSI's, and a bird managed to skewer the little bulb cover on the driver's side. The driver didn't notice for 3 days! Was pretty sick looking seeing a Miata out on the track with a bird sticking out its eye.
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Old 03-28-2007, 12:42 PM   #7
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HAH, thats awesome, makes me wanna get one for that purpose only. I'm hoping for a squirrel head though
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They make K&N condoms for your filter. That is another option.
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Old 03-28-2007, 10:19 PM   #9
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????? where
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Old 03-29-2007, 09:37 AM   #10
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http://knfilters.com/wraps.htm


the material is water resistance and should prove to help prevent sucking in too much rain water. When I finally get around to moving my filter in front of my NACA ill be running one if driving in the rain.
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Old 03-29-2007, 10:24 PM   #11
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NACA + Rain= Pre-compressor WI

Mother Nature FTW!
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or you can just run pantyhose over the filter.
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Pantyhose on a miata?

I can picture the guy at the store now. "um... I'm picking this up for my um...car. Um yeah... it's a... uh... miata." What size and color works best?
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people have used pantyhose for years as a prefilter, mostly on older cars.
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