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Old 11-19-2012, 07:24 PM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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custom made air scoop

Attachment 58762Attachment 58761i made this scoop awhile back and just now got around to taking pics of it, i drilled a 3 inch hole in the bottom of my AFE CAI and routed it to the custom made box on the bottom then covered it with black plastic likr the wheel well and you dont even know its there. what you all think?Attachment 58761

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Old 11-19-2012, 07:27 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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i run at the most 5 degrees above ambient at idle.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:13 AM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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Dont pull the wire out of the puddle so far.....sorry i had to

Looks good though. How noticeable is the scoop when your looking at the truck from a distance?
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:18 AM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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I did the same set up using black abs pipe ran it down to were the foglight would go.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:24 AM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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How much does this actually help?
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:27 AM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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Looks good but wouldn't work where I live, we get a "100 year" flood about every other year...
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:19 PM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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It helps a ton to get cold air to the engine instead of hot engine compartment air. Banks advertises a 39 h.p. gain with their cold air intake and superscoop. I was a little skeptical but immediately noticed a significant difference once installed. It just seems to run stronger. Highly recommend a cold air intake (and an air scoop as long as you aren't constantly driving through water over a foot deep) Mine has a drain on the other side to allow any water to run out.
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:36 PM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
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Did the same this with my old 2003 Banks Scoop:

2012 LML Denali Banks Super-Scoop Install
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:48 PM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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Looks sweet, maybe I'll try to make myself one this weekend lol
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Old 11-20-2012, 04:47 PM   eBay Motors  #10 (permalink)
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I thought about making a similar setup. But I want to hide the intake side. Maybe I'll cut out the foglight holes and use that location. Great pics thanks for posting them.
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