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Cold air feed length?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Dani_B19, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    How big of a length do i need to take a feed from the fog light area upto the air filter, 1/2 or 1 metre?
     
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  3. jay1601

    jay1601 Well-Known Member

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    mines a meter
     
  4. ShaunS3

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    Get a metre. Nothing worse than going for the cheaper/shorter option and realising its too short!

    What bore/ID are you going for out of interest?
     
  5. AudiS3-Turbo

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    i couldn't get it past the headlight! how the hell do you lot squeeze the 4" intake around there ?
     
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    Ask tuffty lol.

    I've still got this to do yet, i will post up my progress as and when :)
     
  7. AudiS3-Turbo

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    the intake pipe to throttle is in the way for me,just put it in front of headlight,plenty of air will get in there...i hope lol
     
  8. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Im going for 76id diameter so around 80mm external.
     
  9. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    My set up cold air feed comes from the upper grill, over the top of the rad, over the top of the new breather/battery to the filter
     
  10. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Alright for some who dont have a wopping battery in the way haha.

    I think i may have to move my horns back to the front as well to get a feed in, its pretty tight around the passenger fog light area.
     
  11. Shane-Ireland

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    Where is the factory cold air intake routed to ?
     
  12. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Passenger wing.
     
  13. vrbob

    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

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    I managed to get mine also 80mm in diameter and about 1m in length all the way from the passenger fog light grill all the way to the filter (Obviously I don't have either SMIC fitted lol). Its easy with the bumper off and all I did was undo the battery clip and slide it as far over towards the engine as possible as this gave about an inch extra space which although still tight aloowed the pipe to fit nice and snug.
     

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