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After installing the Phmic I could no longer fit my intake funnel to the "R" Kelly intake behind the foglight<br>grill. After many weeks without my precious intake I decided to do something about it so here is what I<br>came up with. Hooray fiberglass.<p><IMG SRC="http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd314/ladiesman28803/0621091251.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>Made sketch of new cone design to fit with the intercooler piping in the way. Mocked up a wood mold. <br>The standard cone is shown.<p><IMG SRC="http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd314/ladiesman28803/0621091251a.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>Better look at the mold.<p><IMG SRC="http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd314/ladiesman28803/0708091609.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>After I laid the fiberglass and let it cure here is the final product next to the old funnel. I sanded the front of the cone to have a slanted front edge. So although it looks crappy thats how I intended it to be. <p><IMG SRC="http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd314/ladiesman28803/0708091609a.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>As you can see the 2" couple is centered and the front is slanted to allow for better fitting. <p><IMG SRC="http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd314/ladiesman28803/0708091730.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>Sanded and painted. Drying. <p><IMG SRC="http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd314/ladiesman28803/0709091607a.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>Final Product!<p><IMG SRC="http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd314/ladiesman28803/0709091612.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>Fitted behind the grill. As you can see the fitting isn't perfect but at least it is in there. The angle and lighting makes it look much worse than it really is...<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Rho at 1:47 PM 7-22-2009</i>
 

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Re: Revised "R" Kelly intake to fit with Phmic (Rho)

Sweet!<p>(You could have saved yourself a lot of work though. But it wouldn't have been as much fun.):<p><A HREF="http://www.revotec.com/catalogue_airintake.asp" TARGET="_blank">http://www.revotec.com/catalogue_airintake.asp</A><p> <IMG SRC="http://www.revotec.com/images/productShots/small/ID152-51.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Haha true. But like you said thats no fun at all. And I'm not so sure that would have fit either. I had to curve the profile to get it in (barely). Its a really tight fit.
 

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so now that you have the mold, what will one cost me???
 

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Nice projects you've been working on Rho. What I was planning on doing if I ever found some spare time, is to mold my funnel onto the actual grill. I was also planning on trying to improve the funnel in a similar fashion as to what you did. Sounds like you had a good time though. BTW, did you use any cloth on your fiberglass piece?
 

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I don't know if I am going to produce these for people because 1) to fit them you have to do a little bit more cutting on the inside of the bumper and 2) I'm going on vacation and then headed straight back to school where I will not have the means to produce these. But in the future if I ever do I will let you know.<p>As for the construction the part was entirely made from epoxy resin and woven fiberglass cloth.
 
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