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Whats this gap ?? Pictures inside

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by TDI140, Jun 24, 2013.

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    TDI140 Well-Known Member

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    Ive just noticed this gap behind the air intake is it supposed to be like this or covered up ? I dont know why thre would need to be a gap surely more air would be good for my car ?
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    Supposed to be there, to let cooling air into the engine bay.
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    on the stock air box there is a connecting bit of plastic joining the front "air inlet" to the airbox piping.
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    took my air intake off and thought the same!
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