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Alright, seems a lot of us are going with either Evoms or PPI's intake, but we have no way to show it off! The only option I see is the PPI airbox for a whopping 4.5k, but even that seems to be a pipe dream as PPI doesn't seem to want to sell them :confused:

So, how hard would it be for someone with the shop to do so, to cut some holes in a stock airbox and put some plexiglass or something in place? I bet if we could get enough orders we could convince a shop to do it?
 

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I would be in but considering that would mean losing the use of my car while it's being done I would rather wait till I put away in Winter. For now I think I will just paste some pictures of the Filters on the top of the box :)
 

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I would hope it would only take a day or two. I can look for a fabricator here in L.A.. How many of you are in?
 

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I would be in but considering that would mean losing the use of my car while it's being done I would rather wait till I put away in Winter. For now I think I will just paste some pictures of the Filters on the top of the box :)
Not necessarily. For the price it would cost to buy it from PPI, you could probably source a new airbox and still have the original to revert to stock if need-be
 

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I would imagine there is quite a high vacuum inside the air box when the throttle is open. How would you envisage securing the 'windows' into the plastic of the box?
 

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I'm no fabricator, so I have no idea -- just thought it would be something worth pursuing
 

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There's probably zero vacuum, rather pressure at high speeds. With plexiglass on inside of lid it would be sealed even better. I will find the right materials to use before proceeding. Tempered glass might be the ticket and a full length window might be nicer than the two small windows. Don't let PPI try to sell us a complete box as we only neede the LID.:) I forgot how much just the lid costs. It's carbon fiber of course.
 

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If you are sitting still and blip the throttle there will be a vacuum. There may be pressure at high speed especially with a closed throttle.

Either way the window will need to be sealed well against being sucked in or pushed out.
 

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I've emailed a local plastic fabricator and a few custom carbon shops... we'll see
 
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