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by tarsh » Wed Sep 02, 2015 7:58 pm

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by tarsh » Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:00 pm

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by tarsh » Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:02 pm

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by tarsh » Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:05 pm

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by tarsh » Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:10 pm

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Yes i realize there is a hole under the pre filter, I'm going to cut a couple inches off to get the pre filter down a bit. Hope you guys like it. I beg for your feedback and ideas! Happy trailing guys!!
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by moose1 » Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:16 pm

I like it, nice job. next up exaust through the hood?
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by tarsh » Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:49 pm

Hell no lol
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by Anthony Hernandez » Wed Sep 02, 2015 11:45 pm

That's awesome man, good effin job. Now go scuba diving lmao..
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by Trail X » Thu Sep 03, 2015 10:57 am

Looks good! I hadn't considered going straight out of the throttle body across the engine bay laterally. I had always pictured going further down the engine bay and not touching the radiator overflow tank. Pretty clean though, overall.

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by tarsh » Thu Sep 03, 2015 11:07 am

Thanks James, I'm headed up north on Friday again To do some real exploring this time's I'm sure I'll report back. I'm Gunna do motor mounts tonight and an serpentine belt. Then I'm off after work Friday!
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by HARDTRAILZ » Thu May 12, 2016 2:13 pm

How has this held up? Still working out well?
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by tarsh » Thu May 12, 2016 2:44 pm

She's been updated a bit since the last photos there lol iv gotta update.
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by AA1PR » Wed Jun 01, 2016 6:34 pm

tarsh wrote:She's been updated a bit since the last photos there lol iv gotta update.


nice work, what was updated?
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by tarsh » Wed Jun 01, 2016 6:57 pm

I have upgraded the inline air box from the scepter 3"inline filter to the K&N Apollo series inline filter. So far so good. More airflow with this set up. Iv also tried a few air rams avg found one by tjm Offroad that contours the tb pretty well. If i remember I'll update. It's been holding up very well for me. Only ONE minor set back. I parked at work mid winter, the snow had filed the head and like an idiot i fired it up anyways. Drive ok for about 10 minutes. Then like complete garbage. No power lack of air. So i pulled over to have a look. The entire filter was packed with snow/ice. After chipping for a few all was well
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by Jrgunn5150 » Wed Jun 01, 2016 6:58 pm

I support snorkels.
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by tarsh » Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:22 pm

Yay!!! If only i could find my swim shorts
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by Jrgunn5150 » Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:26 pm

tarsh wrote:Yay!!! If only i could find my swim shorts



I had mine on, I just didn't have the snorkel. Hindsight says snorkel is more important than shorts.
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by tarsh » Wed Jun 01, 2016 11:14 pm

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There is the newest air ram
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by v7guy » Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:35 am

Given the water mishaps guys have been having I've been giving this a lil thought as well.

Tarsh, have you tried different heads on your snorkel?
Have you noticed anything that you'd like to change about it since living with it for awhile?
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by HARDTRAILZ » Thu Jun 02, 2016 8:04 am

v7guy wrote:Given the water mishaps guys have been having I've been giving this a lil thought as well.

Tarsh, have you tried different heads on your snorkel?
Have you noticed anything that you'd like to change about it since living with it for awhile?



tarsh wrote:Iv also tried a few air rams avg found one by tjm Offroad that contours the tb pretty well. If i remember I'll update. It's been holding up very well for me.


I keep wondering if it is worth it. Loosing the vision of that portion of windshield and all the water I have safely crossed. But the one time it is not safe could be very expensive. I would like to try one for awhile and see how the bulk up the pillar really affected things if it even does.
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