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Old 21 Nov 2003, 09:42 pm
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I am in the process of making two sets of pipes cold air intake, upper charge piping (Pipe that goes from the TB to the intercooler).

I am going to sell them as a total kit you will get both pipes, air filter, all silicone hoses. The pipes are eather going to be black crome or black powdercoated with black silicont connectors.

I have relocated my battery so I made one that has smooth bends, the intake goes down where the battery used to sit, and the upper charge piping makes a way smoother bend since it doesnt have to bend around the battery also.

My question is would a lot of people be interested in the kit that you would relocate your battery and have smoother bends or are most people keeping there battery up front where the bends would be better than stock but not as smooth as the first kit. The reason I am asking this is because I have to order a lot of them and I dont want 20 sets sitting if most people are not going to relocate the battery.

Any comments would be helpfull.. I am doing this for two reasons.. first reason is I was going to make this anyways and thought others would like piping that didnt make tight bends and second I am used to honda prices and the PT prices for aftermarket products are outragous..

I plan on selling the set for under $300 wich is what people are selling just the intake for.. the other pipe would be benifitial because you could easily put a blow off valve on it, plus it wouldnt flex like the stock pipe.. plus it would dress up the engine bay..

If these sell well I will start to make them special order where you could get regular crome or anadized, or whatever color you wanted.

Again thanks for the feedback this will help me make something that everyone wants at a price people want to pay..

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Old 21 Nov 2003, 10:25 pm
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I think most people would not relocate their batteries - they would rather have less efficient piping. Try making one that does not require relocating the battery and you will have a winner
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I'm not interested in one as of yet, BUT... I think one that you do not need to relocate the battery is a good idea and may sell. Guys like you trying to help us is just one of the things that make this a great group to be a part of[?] Thanks[:X]
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Old 21 Nov 2003, 11:58 pm
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I think that the charge pipe is a great idea, but don't think I'd mess around with relocating the battery tho.
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Old 22 Nov 2003, 08:22 am
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First, where did you put the batt. and second, lets see pictures ASAP. I mean if you are makeing one for yourself anyway.
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yes, I want this mod, but require pics....
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Old 22 Nov 2003, 09:08 am
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Count me out on relocating the battery.

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Old 22 Nov 2003, 09:30 am
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I have run many, many street cars with relocated batteries and don't really have an issue with it, provided you canput it in the trunk or bed. My real concern is on the PT where did you put it? Most anyplace will be inside the passenger compartment, and that IS dangerous! I don't think it would be worth it on anything less than a all-out racer, just my opinion. Would like to see what you have though.[?]
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Also relocating the battery (and taking weight off the front end)in a front wheel drive that can already break traction when rolling isn't the greatest idea.

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I think that the charge pipe is a great idea, but don't think I'd mess around with relocating the battery tho.
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Agreed...

I need pics to see what youre talking about...
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