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Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:38 pm 
Oompa Loompa

Posts: 46

Joined: 4th Dec 2008

Ride: Bf xt 6 spd/ef fairmont v8

Location: adelaide
SA, Australia

and the air intake tube into the air filter box seems very restricted, can i replace this easily with another one from perhaps another model ford?
one that would fit without butchering the existing airbox etc and mount up the same as the existing one. and not foul on anything?
without spending a fortune!
any part numbers and costs etc would be appreciated!



ps im a newbie here so forgive me if this has already been covered, but i haven't found it.
Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:22 pm 
Oompa Loompa

Age: 49

Posts: 40

Joined: 30th Jan 2006

Ride: AU XR6 + EFF XR8

Location: melbourne
VIC, Australia

Maybe try to go to a pod filter and do away eith the factory air box all together. i did it with mine and never looked back. everything you need is available from supercheap, autobarn etc



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Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 11:02 pm 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 31

Posts: 771

Joined: 20th Nov 2005

Ride: AU XR8 220 Manual

too muc hot air from a setup like that. you are better off getting an EL XR8 / GT scoop for it. there are copies on ebay for around the $50 mark. would be a good modification
Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 3:02 pm 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 109

Posts: 927

Joined: 27th Sep 2007

Location: Adelaide
SA, Australia

If you can use a drill i would just get an xr6 turbo/xr8 snorkel, drill 2 small holes in the radiator support and use the original snorkle screws to screw it on.
I think i may have trimmed the plastic up to the edge of the holes in the snorkel so it fitted on the radiator support good.
Its pretty basic stuff.
Just fit the snorkel up and you can see what needs to be done to secure it.



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