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Old Oct 17th, 2017, 08:58   #11
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Originally Posted by SwallownAmazon View Post
That's the same airbox I have on my Amazon rally car except that the inlet tube was cut off flush at the end. That enables the cover to be reversed so it breathes warm dry air from around the exhaust manifold and stops icing of the carbs in cold damp weather.

I think any ram effect would be dissipated by the filter and the turbulence brought about by a fluted inlet pipe.
Don't have the icing problem here. Shouldn't be a problem removing filter and fitting smooth bore inlet tube if I needed to for a rally..
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