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    Advantages/Disadvantages to Riva Power Filter Tube

    I am in the final stages of moving my air intake to the front storage area and was wondering if I should totally take out the Riva power tube or attach the Grainger tubing to the air filter section and start from there. I took a piece of plexi and made a match of the front storage compartment block off and have the air filter nicely installed. If I choose to run the 4 inch Grainger tubing from the supercharger, it looks like I will have to remove the power pipe and all of the intercooler plumbing to get that crazy Riva pipe out. Does that 3 inches versus 4 inches from that point make that much of a difference or should I suck it up and start removing the pipe and plumbing??

    I still have a ton of the Grainger tubing if anyone is interested.


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    I am removing and selling my riva filter set up.
    going to run the 4 in all the way forward,I have friend that has the
    same set up with the riva tube we will compair them and see what the diff is.

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    I'm curious what the difference between a 4" coorugated flex tube and a 4" pvc pipe would be. Would the smoother channel pull more flow.

    I'm thinking of switching my straight part by the engine to pvc .... not sure if I want to waste my time on something that won't do anything.

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    pvc is heavy, lighter is better but air flow? i dont know

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    We'd be interested in purchasing your Riva intake depending on how complete the kit is.

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    Thanks,

    Jeff & Annette

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    I would bet that the corrugated tube would mess up the air flow considerably. A bilge pump will flow about 1/3 more water through a smooth hose VS a corrugated one.


    Richard

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    05-limited check your PM

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