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Air filter

Post by Jaseb1987 » 25/10/18 20:38

What air filter are you guys running on your turbos?


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Re: Air filter

Post by MR2DI4 » 25/10/18 20:42

Factory Toyota air filter in the factory cold air airbox setup.

Cannot remember when exactly but about 10 years ago the factory filter changed from paper to the current material. Airflow is significantly better than it was.

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Post by Jaseb1987 » 25/10/18 21:20

MR2DI4 wrote:
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Factory Toyota air filter in the factory cold air airbox setup.

Cannot remember when exactly but about 10 years ago the factory filter changed from paper to the current material. Airflow is significantly better than it was.
I don't currently own the air box and not sure my piping would even work lol I currently have a hks mushroom filter but from all the reviews and videos I've watched has made me wanna change it lol.
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Re: Air filter

Post by MR2DI4 » 26/10/18 4:26

I was lucky in that I bought mine 20 years ago before it got molested by a 12 year old.

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Post by Gazza_DJ » 26/10/18 9:44

Blitz SUS on mine.

Stock setup on a Turbo is restrictive, decent aftermarket is dyno proven to make a bit more power.
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Post by TonyleFrog » 26/10/18 13:15

Gazza_DJ wrote:
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Blitz SUS on mine.
Ditto.
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Post by Jaseb1987 » 26/10/18 13:41

I'll look into it after I've sorted my sills out till then I'm screwed. Had skirts off enough to see that it's pretty bad.
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Re: Air filter

Post by Gazza_DJ » 26/10/18 14:09

Stock with a standard paper element will be fine if you have more pressing things to sort.
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Re: Air filter

Post by shinny » 26/10/18 15:08

I've DIYed both NA and Turbo in the past and will be DIYing my Turbo reshell when the engine eventually goes in :th:



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Re: Air filter

Post by chaos19810 » 26/10/18 19:34

I made my own, it was based around sealing the bottom of a woodsport snorkel and having all the air pulled through that.
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Post by Tallboy » 27/10/18 8:13

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Re: Air filter

Post by Woody928 » 28/10/18 14:39

BMC CDA with a cold air feed pipe from the side intake :)
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Re: Air filter

Post by Kyyanno » 01/11/18 13:18

chaos19810 wrote:
26/10/18 19:34
I made my own, it was based around sealing the bottom of a woodsport snorkel and having all the air pulled through that.
Nice to see someone doing it properly, too often those snorkels are just for show and ruin engine bay airflow!
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Re: Air filter

Post by shinny » 01/11/18 14:09

Kyyanno wrote:
01/11/18 13:18
chaos19810 wrote:
26/10/18 19:34
I made my own, it was based around sealing the bottom of a woodsport snorkel and having all the air pulled through that.
Nice to see someone doing it properly, too often those snorkels are just for show and ruin engine bay airflow!
The original Toms snorkel was actually NOT connected directly to the air filter, although it was positioned directly underneath it to receive all the cold air.

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