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    Hidden Flo-rites for air intake...

    Thanks to mxl16! A set of his 2.5" flo-rites worked perfectly...

    Was thinking about how to get more air into my 4" intake without having to go "rear"...I didn't want to pop any holes into my engine shroud...so how could I increase airflow near my air filter? how about installing some flo-rites across from the reverse lever?

    I got a set of 2.5" flo-rites this past week...I first removed my old bracket holding up my air filter...Layed down a towel inside for shavings, and cut two 3" holes...I trimmed the rubber housing of the flo-rite, put a layer of black sealant on the back, and they pressed into place...I made a new aluminum bracket for my filter to mount to, now its more solid than before...

    mxl16, I went with the flow rite material instead of the other stuff you sent with because I still wanted a water resistant style cover...but either way, thanks bro!

    Its drying right now, won't be able to take it out for a few days anyway...

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    Danny,
    That looks excellent!!! How come you didnt go with a rear 4" intake? Do you worry about water over the hood being injested? I have boned a few wake jumps where I had allot of the front under water. I'm trying to figure out how to get air in and keep water out. Right now I'm using a Riva 3" front but with it going to a Stage 3 I know that 3" wont cut it. I'm also using a Hi Flow hood from Riva, I was thinking of adding Flow Rites to the rear end to get a good amount of air flow and leaving the air intake in the same place but going with a 4" Ideas? Thoughts?

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    VERY nice job Danny !

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    no problem Danny!!

    looks bad ass

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    Quote Originally Posted by mstennes View Post
    Danny,
    That looks excellent!!! How come you didnt go with a rear 4" intake? Do you worry about water over the hood being injested? I have boned a few wake jumps where I had allot of the front under water. I'm trying to figure out how to get air in and keep water out. Right now I'm using a Riva 3" front but with it going to a Stage 3 I know that 3" wont cut it. I'm also using a Hi Flow hood from Riva, I was thinking of adding Flow Rites to the rear end to get a good amount of air flow and leaving the air intake in the same place but going with a 4" Ideas? Thoughts?

    Getting air in is a matter of having it flow IN better...thats why I did this mod. There is only a 1.5" gap at the most in front of the seat to let air into the hull (not including the rear opening)...I just gave it a more direct path....

    I didn't go with the rear intake because the area is currently being used by my 3" atwood blower, sucking air out...Plus I have gotten some water up my ski's arse a few times when popping a cruiser's wake that it still scares me to suck in water...

    I was going to install some wedges that the front of the seat would ride on, opening it up a little...BUT the other side has the reverse bracket....but that idea is still in the works...

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    nice work danny
    i went into the engine bay cowling with mine but i want to do a twin 4 inch one going to the front i may use something similar

    have u tested yet ,did u see a jump in rpms?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rior1 View Post
    nice work danny
    i went into the engine bay cowling with mine but i want to do a twin 4 inch one going to the front i may use something similar

    have u tested yet ,did u see a jump in rpms?
    Nope, haven't tested it yet...just finished it a few hours ago....MIGHT get some testing in sometime in the next 2-3 days....

    How are things across da pond?

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    flat on my back with a slipped disc, bored o so very bored
    sorted my over heating and i think i sorted my cavitating thanks to top bannana and diggs
    cant wait to get out and see what this s3 sc really does
    but at least i got gh to keep me occupied

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    Very nice Danny! I think Geo has them in the same spot, good choice. ...PR...

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