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idk man, every time I walk up to the car and see that bling in the wheels completing the look, I know it was worth it haha
I could go for Supra or TRDs, cause spending that money would make me sooo kewel. Oh wait I am already a sooo kewel dewd - lol. 馃弾馃槑
 

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I can never find a Joe Z intake...
You can take your existing intake tube and find one of these that matches
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at an auto parts store. Paint it black, grab some black silicone couplers,
install and there you go. Basically its just a tube with no accordion, no
baffles/resonators, and has the hose bung. Will look factory. Drop in
a Blitz or K&N filter and you are good.
 

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You can take your existing intake tube and find one of these that matches
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at an auto parts store. Paint it black, grab some black silicone couplers,
install and there you go. Basically its just a tube with no accordion, no
baffles/resonators, and has the hose bung. Will look factory. Drop in
a Blitz or K&N filter and you are good.
I thought the stock intake design was best for our cars?
 

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I thought the stock intake design was best for our cars?
Its good, but the ribbed area of the tube, and the two resonator boxes on the tube, do not allow for the optimal flow of air, and reduced turbulence. You are not replacing the air filter box, just the tube from the air filter box to the throttle body. The ideal is replacing the intake tube with this -

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The structural differences are very apparent (easy to see why
the stock one is more restrictive), plus it is made
of silicone, so it conducts heat less than the metal pipe
suggested above. Should be able to get on eBay for $120 or so.
Blitz and K&N filters are also less restrictive than the OEM. As far
as the K&N, I have owned 3 drop in filters, and 2 FIPKs. I have never had
a problem with the MAF or TB getting gunked up. I dont have salad with
my dressing.
 

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You can take your existing intake tube and find one of these that matches
View attachment 133254
at an auto parts store. Paint it black, grab some black silicone couplers,
install and there you go. Basically its just a tube with no accordion, no
baffles/resonators, and has the hose bung. Will look factory. Drop in
a Blitz or K&N filter and you are good.
Funny, after months of searching I just found one on offer up lol I guess they are still out there
 

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Yeah they are definitely still out there. it's really nice, because these things don't just wear our or get dirty, they last forever, and it's very easy to re-ship/sell them.
Yeah they are pretty cheap too compared to other intakes. I got this for $40.
looks very OEM! Decide on a filter?
I'm hoping this will pass visual when it comes time to smog it. Haven't decided on a filter yet, but I'm open to suggestions.
 

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Yeah they are pretty cheap too compared to other intakes. I got this for $40.I'm hoping this will pass visual when it comes time to smog it. Haven't decided on a filter yet, but I'm open to suggestions.
Never heard of anyone failing visual. I didn't.

Blitz and K&N run $50-80 depending on seller (eBay is good).
K&N have to be cleaned and oiled. I gave up using their cleaner ages ago.
Stuff is nasty, and dish soap works just as well. Blitz is cleaned with compressed air.
Should be able to used canned air, or go to the gas station. I had the JoeZ and Blitz for a while.
Was a good setup. I prefer the sound from big cone filters, so I got the K&N FIPK. If I had to do it today, Id go with
the black silicone tube, and a K&N drop in. FIPK has gotten sooo expensive. If money is tight and ya need to wait, you can stick with your OEM filter for a bit.
 
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