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Intake duct suggestions

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by finesse, Mar 13, 2010.

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    I would say that any of the Fleabay TIP's would be an upgrade from OEM, no?
     
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    I had the Autobahn88 TIP, fitted fine and worked well IMO...

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    Value your opinion tuffty! Will get that.

    Where did you get the hose clips from
     
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    I used normal jubilee clips available from any motor factor etc but would advise using stainless ones if you can. I took the TIP in with me and just got the ones I needed so can't tell you what sizes you need off hand.

    They don't need to be the hi-torque ones that Forge supply as its not under pressure on the inlet but I would use those if I were doing it again as you are less likely to get the 'click of death' when you tighten them.

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    Go for an Autobahn 88 one. They are very good quality and they are 4 ply thickness, same as a Forge or Samco hose. The fitment was really easy except for the DV hole, being very tight.

    I had a slight gain when I installed mine. The turbo would die off about 500 rpm highier in the range and pull slightly smoother at the top of the range.

    Dont be fooled by buying a Forge or Samc as your just paying for the name, this one if HALF the price (paid £51 I think).

    You will need 6 jubilee clips. 50, 20, 20, 5, 30, 80mm roughly
     
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    Thanks
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