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Old 12-05-2007, 05:29 PM   #1
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Default NB suspension screws up stock Greddy plumbing -- alternatives?

A few months ago I put NB suspension on my 91, which I thought was a good idea. More shock travel is awesome, though unfortunately the mounts stick up into the engine bay and one directly obstructs where the AFM should be with the Greddy kit. ****.



So I saw how a couple of you relocated the AFM to right on the turbo inlet, which doesn't look like it would fit for me... though maybe Stripes' pipes would, since I want to do an IC anyway. Could someone using those pipes give me a good picture of how the AFM sits? Has anyone relocated the AFM without having to re-buy all the greddy plumbing?
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now would be a good time to just get stripes intercooler setup and have that much better of a setup
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I had the same issue when I put a 99 sport suspension into mine. Used that opportunity to run the AFM straight off the front of the turbo and "adjust" some of the other piping. It's a tight fit and you may need a different air filter, but it's definitely possible. IIRC, I used a smaller K&N filter that angled down a little bit. I posted a thread a long time ago about it, but can't find it as I think posts over a certain time were pruned.
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Second pic looks familiar..

if you look close that's an NB tophat underneath my "custom" intake elbow.
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Hey Koto,

How did you fabricate that intake of yours, to fit around the 99 suspension? I went to the hardware store yesterday to scope out some PVC, but nothing looks like it would fit, haha.
I made a DIY intake for my swapped CRX awhile back and recycled some of the piping into that intake in the pic. It's part of a 2.5" u-bend I bought from JCWhitney.
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i just put in nb suspension a couple days ago. i just cut that 'U' shaped pipe in half and extended it with a coupler just enough for it to sit flat so the hood still closes.
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