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Nov 11, 10:42am - #59546 
PVC intake?

O.k...I thought I saw this once. A Cold Air Intake made out of 2" pvc. Way cheap and easy to do..they used some 90 degree elbows and such. What do you guys think??


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Nov 11, 11:06am - #59547 
lol i hope your joking, thats insane thats about as crazy as using wood screws to to hold your body kit on lol

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Nov 11, 11:16am - #59548 
Wahts so insane about it?? Its under the Hood, the exact same thing only it doesnt come with an AEM sticker!! lol. Seriously. Same thing. Maybe even better depending on the diameter of the pvc and the way you route it!! Fo-shizal. rofl rofl


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Nov 11, 11:18am - #59549 
the Intake piping is thick aluminum isn't it?


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Nov 11, 11:19am - #59550 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
the intake piping is thick aluminum isn't it?


thin aluminium...with mandrel bends.

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Nov 11, 11:22am - #59551 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
the intake piping is thick aluminum isn't it?


thin aluminium...with mandrel bends.


lol, yea, i was thinking of aluminum foil so i put thick...lol.


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Nov 11, 11:34am - #59552 
Pvc is usually about 1/4 or 1/8" thick...I think it would work good. You could actually rt to where it needs to be to get the most cold air. Yeah, you could paint it to match your underhood acc. I think its a dope idea myself!!! rice rice


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Nov 11, 12:19pm - #59553 
the 90 degree bends would make it hard for the air to flow freely. and dosent pvc melt? spineyes


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Nov 11, 12:21pm - #59554 
You could use 45 degree bends instead, and paint it with heat resistance paint!!!!!!! Fo real.


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Nov 11, 12:28pm - #59555 
you could take a leave blower and put it on the end of your pvc pipe and BAMM you just got youself an 89 dollar turbo. lol crazy

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Nov 11, 12:38pm - #59556 
Originally Posted by acilec
you could take a leave blower and put it on the end of your pvc pipe and BAMM you just got youself an 89 dollar turbo. lol crazy


hahaha...

dont put cheap shit in your car.

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Nov 11, 12:39pm - #59557 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
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you could take a leave blower and put it on the end of your pvc pipe and BAMM you just got youself an 89 dollar turbo. lol crazy


hahaha...

dont put cheap shit in your car.


exactly, get a "real" Intake


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Nov 11, 2:27pm - #59558 
if you're that hard up for an Intake get one of the cheapo one's on ebay. usually on 50 bucks or so and i'm sure they would be WAY better than PVC


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Nov 11, 2:39pm - #59559 
I already have an Intake, it was just something I saw. I just wondered what you guys thought. Its not even the price thats the issue, its the fact that you could route this one wherever it got the best airflow!!! spineyes


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Nov 11, 6:26pm - #59560 
Originally Posted by saspence22
I already have an Intake, it was just something I saw. I just wondered what you guys thought. Its not even the price thats the issue, its the fact that you could route this one wherever it got the best airflow!!! spineyes


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Nov 11, 6:26pm - #59561 
how dou spell G-H-E-T-T-O? rofl puke
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Nov 11, 6:30pm - #59562 
This THREAD is in serious need of ...

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Nov 11, 7:59pm - #59563 
anyone willing to try ? lollol

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Nov 11, 8:05pm - #59564 
i saw one on a Tercel spineyes


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Nov 11, 9:17pm - #59565 
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that is just AWFUL. thumbsdown

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Nov 11, 9:21pm - #59566 
rofl Hey I remember in Dec 1994 (I was 16) when I bought my POS Fiero for $2k, I used a piece of pipe from a muffler shop, a dryer house and dryer hose clamps to custom make a what is commonly refered to as a CAI, there was a time when tuning parts for sub-compact (import/domestic) cars were zilch, My friends and I would go online to the fledgling internet to see who was using what from local hardware store for parts hehehehehe...I am sure some of the 25+ crowd knows what I am sayin, but PVC, never heard it, but then again PVC dryer hose worked fine idunnolaughsilly


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Nov 11, 11:47pm - #59567 
SEE!!!!! It could work. Not saying be cheap, but be smart! You could route it any place you wanted..i.e. in front of the radiator in my case cause I gotta blitz bodykit. LOTS of cool air!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! spineyes


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Nov 12, 6:40am - #59568 
this is a weird weird thread... spineyes spineyes

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Nov 17, 8:45am - #59569 
the only good reason to possibly use pvc,is that it conducts less heat than the aluminum.even the CAI on ebay would be cheaper than buyin all those elbows and pipe i think!you would be losing performance though, to much restrictions in the pipe(the lip,and bends)mess with the flow.


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Nov 17, 9:03am - #59570 
i have actually seen this ona civic before, but was because he is cheap.

i always thought the aluminum aided in cooling the air confused

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Nov 17, 9:04am - #59571 
One word for this mod...GHETTO!!!!!! rofl rofl

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