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DIY (Home made) Ram Air Scoop

Old 05-30-2012, 09:35 AM
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To be honest I think it's made a little difference. But that's just me, can't back it up with any data or anything. I'd like to think that I pick up speed a little effortlessly, noticably around the 45 mph and forward point. Or as someone once said, it could be the fact that I want to believe it's made an improvement because I know I did an upgrade. Hopefully I don't mess this thing all up when I order the aFe cold air intake. I know there's been debate back and foward about it and the "heat soak" but I'm thinking about doing it anyway.
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Old 05-30-2012, 07:39 PM
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cool. looks good.
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Old 05-31-2012, 12:59 PM
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I think you might have a new business on your hands! lol looks good
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Old 05-31-2012, 02:32 PM
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Not bad saved yourself some $$ for a different mod
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Old 05-31-2012, 04:53 PM
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looks pretty good
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Old 05-31-2012, 05:12 PM
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lol and rpi wants 100 bux for this. what did that cost you? 10$ peice of aluminum some tin snips and a couple tack welds. paint it
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:37 PM
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Old 06-01-2012, 01:04 AM
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lol I dont want to be negative by any means, but I remember a few months back or maybe even 6 or 8 months ago someone did this exact same thing. The result of posts were 75% negative posts talking trash about someone making their own, the product not being original and the "Research and Development" wasn't there to make the angles perfect! Call me the devils advocate here but there seems to be an absolute opposite in the responses almost all being positive, anyhow me personally I'm glad people are out there using their ingenuity to do it on their own... good job.
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Old 06-01-2012, 07:03 AM
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looks good
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Old 06-01-2012, 07:13 AM
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Looks good! If you have time give us a step by step. I would love to attempt this.
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