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Old 18-May-2006, 01:26 AM
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Air Filter TUBING from scratch??

hey im planning on making an air filter myself i was wondering if anyone knew how or a diy on it?
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Old 18-May-2006, 10:46 AM
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like taking a bunch of scott towels and stuffing it in your airbox?
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Old 18-May-2006, 10:53 AM
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... is this a serious thread?

why wouldn't you just buy one? guaranteed it'll do a better job than your home made one... plus if your home made one messes up and you get crap in your engine ur screwed...
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I hope your talking about buying 3" tubing and putting a premade cone filter on the end of it...
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Originally posted by BoOsTd
like taking a bunch of scott towels and stuffing it in your airbox?

hahaha toilet paper....and if your car is turboed use bounty...the quicker picker upper
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Old 18-May-2006, 02:56 PM
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Re: Air Filter from scratch??

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hey im planning on making an air filter myself i was wondering if anyone knew how or a diy on it?
if your going to be stupid.. why dont you just run an open setup?
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hahaha toilet paper....and if your car is turboed use bounty...the quicker picker upper
LOL...LMAO...
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Old 18-May-2006, 03:32 PM
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if i were you, which i am glad im not, i'd just leave the throttle body open without a filter. less work then making a filter that gets sucked into your engine. at least without a filter your engine will last longer before it dies
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Old 18-May-2006, 03:56 PM
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an OEM filter is around $10 max

K&N are decent priced at Parkway Honda
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Old 18-May-2006, 05:17 PM
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Originally posted by starboy869
an OEM filter is around $10 max

K&N are decent priced at Parkway Honda
ya, I really doubt any DIY filter will be better/cheaper than something that can be mass produced and designed by a team of engineers......better just to spend the $10...
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and even if you were gonna do a cheap CAI or SRI you can get 'em for DIRT cheap at pac mall or something... def cheaper than getting parts and making it yourself...
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home made custom stuff usually ends up costing a lot more and looking a lot crappier than if you just buy the damn thing.

I really do recommend you just buy what you need.
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this thread is like the other one where that dude wants to drop his car 4" on stock shocks on his crx haha
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Old 18-May-2006, 07:10 PM
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^^ lol, home made air filter..interesting...........
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Old 18-May-2006, 08:08 PM
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Sorry guys i mean the tubing.
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Old 18-May-2006, 08:41 PM
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still, sliverSIG has your answer. Homemade looks like pooh, unless you do carbon fiber which is $$$$


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and even if you were gonna do a cheap CAI or SRI you can get 'em for DIRT cheap at pac mall or something... def cheaper than getting parts and making it yourself...
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why do you need to make it yourself in the first place? and i dont know how you would make tubing from scratch ??? go buy one better bang for the buck.
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Old 18-May-2006, 10:51 PM
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you know what dude you might be able to get the tubing and every thing but then having it bent properly (right bender can't rem what it's called mandrel or something) and in the right locations

your better off buying a cheap kit off ebay and then getting yourself a K&N or something

you could use the stock rubber tubing and stick a cone filter on the end but you might not be able to get the greatest seal and it will look like $h!T
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intakes are cheap now days, just buy no name one for like 30-40 bucks and buy good filter(re-chargable K&N), and you are all set.
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Originally posted by crazydragonclk
Sorry guys i mean the tubing.
ok, well thats not as stupid....just hit up homedepot (I'd still spend the $40 on a cheap prebuilt one, but eh...)
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