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1.6 diesel ram air
#1
since the air filter ducting is all up and down ends up nowhere doesnt seal very well and falls apart i was thinking would it be a benifit to remove all the ducting back to the intake filter and put 65mm round ducting to somewhere on the front.

get a 65mm to flat conversion piece and attach to underside of the bumper but that might cause water problems or just over the radiator behind the gap between metal and bonnet

what ye think
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#2
Why not indeed!!

Bonnet vents??
Snorkel???

Can't do any harm ehSmile

Keep us posted.........
Adam..2003..1.9D..LX..Silver Crew Cab Van.....
If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
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#3
i want to keep it all hidden. which is why id go just behind the gap between bonnet and front body.

having trouble finding parts though. a flat scoop to 65 - 70 mm round pipe being the main problem :brickwall:
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#4
Sounds like an engineering job for a sunny weekend then Smile Smile

Create your own intake pipes....
Adam..2003..1.9D..LX..Silver Crew Cab Van.....
If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
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#5
Hows this for a bonnet scoop...
Stop me if I'm boring you guys.
(Couldn't resist, sorry)
[Image: fedqj5.jpg]
Will banish myself to the Drivers Cafe now....
:wave:
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#6
figure ill make up a stainless steel scoop. maybe a samco 90 off the filter inlet and ducting to the front,

was gonna go samco all the way but price per metre is expensive for what i want
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#7
Sounds effective..... get some pics up please so I can steal your ideas Smile Smile
Adam..2003..1.9D..LX..Silver Crew Cab Van.....
If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
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#8
Don't you want to steal my idea, Adam??
Amazing what you can do with some fibreglass.
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(12-04-2011, 06:40 PM)j90xxx Wrote:  Don't you want to steal my idea, Adam??
Amazing what you can do with some fibreglass.

Thanks anyway Martin, but I think that may hinder the "excellent" aerodynamic qualities of my Berlingo even further!

I do have the 1.9d chugger anyhowSmile Smile
Adam..2003..1.9D..LX..Silver Crew Cab Van.....
If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
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(12-04-2011, 08:18 PM)adam3rdcanvey Wrote:  
(12-04-2011, 06:40 PM)j90xxx Wrote:  Don't you want to steal my idea, Adam??
Amazing what you can do with some fibreglass.

Thanks anyway Martin, but I think that may hinder the "excellent" aerodynamic qualities of my Berlingo even further!

I do have the 1.9d chugger anyhowSmile Smile

maybe it might be a good idea. that size scoop would nearly turbocharge it Wink:lol:Big Grin
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