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FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: Vairamp ()
Date: February 15, 2018 04:41PM

Has anyone seen or DIY'd a cold air intake from the side body grills to the engine box, or better yet to the air filter cans?
At the very least i want to put a filter behind the grills to keep debris or critters etc from getting in.

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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: February 15, 2018 05:11PM

This has been discussed many times... turns out the air from the stock openings is more than adequate and COOL as long as the engine is running! So no benefit!





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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: Vairamp ()
Date: February 15, 2018 06:28PM

I guess I'll put some velcro and attach one of those spongy filters over the grill for that unwanted debris and creature issue.

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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: February 15, 2018 06:57PM

That'll work!

Also note: many run 140 hps and have no problem





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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: Wagon Master ()
Date: February 15, 2018 07:34PM

Vairamp Wrote:
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> I guess I'll put some velcro and attach one of
> those spongy filters over the grill for that
> unwanted debris and creature issue.


Just how much junk are you pulling in the side vents? Or do you drive on alot of dirt roads?

'29 Ford Model A Tudor
'61 700 Lakewood 110 4 speed
'69 Monza Convert. 140 Auto.
'70 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 4 speed

Been aircooled since 1973
Northwest Ohio

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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: gmgmtl ()
Date: February 15, 2018 07:38PM

Critters will find a way! Debris too.


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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: Vairamp ()
Date: February 15, 2018 08:31PM

I'm actually fearful that The Gremlins will find a way in. If they get wet from rain water coming in through the grill then welll you know what happens to wet Gremlins hot smiley

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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: Wagon Master ()
Date: February 16, 2018 04:44AM



This is about 3 years or 10,000 miles on this makeover. Wipe it down with Windex twice a year.

'29 Ford Model A Tudor
'61 700 Lakewood 110 4 speed
'69 Monza Convert. 140 Auto.
'70 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 4 speed

Been aircooled since 1973
Northwest Ohio

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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 16, 2018 04:55AM

Because of the mud daubers around here, I will be bonding some window screen material over the air inlets from the inside. Just to keep those big bugs out. If I was keeping it, I would make some covers with magnetic strips to cover the inlets when it was parked, just for added insurance.

I don't know why they don't bother the vehicle with standard vents, but this GB had them mud bug huts on the inside walls.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: JimBrandberg ()
Date: February 16, 2018 05:01AM

I don't know anything about passive airflow through spongy filters but the idea gave me pause.

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Isanti, MN
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Re: FC Cold Air Intake
Posted by: Vairamp ()
Date: February 16, 2018 08:03AM

Something like a cleanable filter for house HVAC or those spongy gutter inserts to keep debris out. Easy access to the grill from the side panels on a Rampside. Some Industrial Velcro and there you go.

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