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post #5 of (permalink) Old 03-23-2006 Thread Starter
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Ya, others were telling me that the air flow wouldnt be strong enough to take the water up the pipe but i just wanted to mae sure. Thanks.

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Originally Posted by yorgie
I did exactly what you're talking about, last year. I took the end of the original 'air horn', cut it off at the flare and attached it [the flare] to some "autozone" flex pipe and screwed it down at an orifice on my bumper, so the air rams straight in and up to my K&N. At the air box, I left the remains of the rubber boot and attached a correct size 'pvc' plumbing elbow [from any hardware store] on the upper end of the flex pipe. It works great. Water? The air flow isn't strong enough to pull droplets straight up, let alone it would catch on the ribbing if it could. It would take a very special drop of water to negotiate the two curves. Misty air might make it, but you'd have that with or without the low ram pick-up. The whole thing, including the K&N, was under $60.00. Hope this helps.
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