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Aftermarket Air Intake!

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the kind that connects to a big intercooler and twin turbos :lol: but from what i hear the BFI is cheap and good otherwise i would go for a good brand name HKS,INJEN,GREDDY stuff like that.

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I've heard bad things about the HKS filter elements coming apart and getting in undesirable places. If you want a cone, use a k and n style paper element on the end of your tubing no matter which manufacturer you choose. I have a blitz element coming off of the maf on my car with an adapter piece. The filter is similar in design to the k&n with a heavy paper element, ribs and reinforcement. Do a search here for BFI and you will find that the stock air box can be modified and actually produces the best gains if all else is stock.

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k&n is your intake, if your looking for "BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK" and i hear the blitz sus power filter always works very well. but dont know if they made it for SC's, im pretty sure they made it for the GS'

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Most aftermarket companies make their filter elements as universal, so you can really get any one you want. I ran an HKS for about a year and a half. Not a bad filter, and it doesn't come apart like most people say. But, it does get dirty in about 4 hours. And the filter replacement is so expensive. As stupid as this sounds, the best air filter that I've seen is RS Akimoto. It's a K&N filter with a small opening at the top of the cone with another inverted filter. So instead of one big filter surface, you get 2. I'll post a pic. But, I prefer K&N filters, you get more power from them. All the fancy filters are mostly for looks.

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Stock filter, if you're going with drop in.

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From what I've read, aftermarket short ram intakes from Injen and so forth aren't worth the money because they only draw in hot air. If I find the link on the dyno runs of the short ram against stock box I'll post it.

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Well there ya go. It has the AJ mark of approval, everyone should own one now ;)

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Here's some pictures of my BFI version 2.

Bigger pics in sc gallery 14 and 15

Lid- I painted it by using a leftover can of flat black bumper spray paint. I found some clear coat spray paint and I used that too. I could see myself when the paint dried up but now it's dusty.

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Box- The white section on the right of the picture is the lid. I only painted the top of it.

http://us.lexusownersclub.com/albums/SC/12...005_G.sized.jpg

The front air scoop- Mine is slightly different than the original (there's an air temperature sensor on the passenger side and some people cut that off to pull the scoop down further)

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If I don't post pictures of the material I used to make the lid and chamber (oh yeah I need picture of chamber too), remind me to take a picture.

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