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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by cawsey20, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. cawsey20

    cawsey20 Member

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    Hi there,
    Have removed my airbox for the moment and replaced it with a new cone filter, my question is the plastic vacumme hose that comes of the side of the airbox. What do you do with it ?. Put a little filter on it ?, Any ideas would be grande cheers.
     
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  3. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Yeah, it's only for the Secondary Air Injecton system.

    Slap a little filter on there. If you're stuck for a temp fix, make a temp filter out of a pair of tights and a cable tie until you can get a pukka one.
     
  4. cawsey20

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    Sweet dude , going to have to mod a little one to fit i guess .
     
  5. wibble111

    wibble111 needs to scratch the itch

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    Another top tip there from our resident blue peter boy :thumbsup:
     
  6. cawsey20

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    Lol seems like a quality fix to me :p . Any idea on sizes ?,
    Just measured and its like 2.3 cm :S. Im guessing if i get a 25mm one that should squeeze in ?.
     
  7. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Yeah, otherwise just trim to fit..... I'd love to say 'Here's one I made earlier' right about now.....
     
  8. cawsey20

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    Lol, Just been looking around neck id im guessing is what im looking for . So ( neck id : 25mm ) sorry to be a dumb ass but that could mean a number of things lol.
    Bloody hell i think cheap ebay one here im not paying 20 quid for a decent one when it doesn't do anything .
    This is where you tell me an expensive one is vital !.
     
  9. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Not in the slightest. Use any of the ebay ones, they should be fine.
     
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    Cheers buddy !.
     
  11. Alex C

    Alex C Well-Known Member
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    Any specific dernier in mind Welly?
     
  12. cawsey20

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    Ordered a 12mm one as thats what the guy recommend it will probs be wrong lol but owell worth a punt for 6 notes.
     
  13. S3 TAM

    S3 TAM Pocket now empty

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    Alright Cawsey20,

    What Cone did you put on there, Im looking for one, but can't see to find one I like.......
    I don't want to be sucking in to much hot air from the block. I see cold air feed ones on ebay that look like you shove it behind the fog lights. but not sure.

    Cheers
     
  14. cawsey20

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    ( s3 baby ), Ive just got a shitty one on there for the moment, Im going BMC or similar soon something with a nice cold air feed,
    I still have more cold air going to it than my mates turbo civic does lol. Seems to be a nice lot of space in the s3 engine bay over that side :D.
     

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