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Old 08-29-2009, 04:21 PM
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View window for airbox

I'm thinking of using a hole saw and cutting a hole in the top and/or bottom half of my airbox and then epoxying a piece of plexi on the inside. This is just so I can visually check the airfilter without having to open it up.

I know some after market housings include this viewing window.

Has anyone cut a hole like this in their stock airbox?
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Old 08-29-2009, 04:25 PM
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Re: View window for airbox

stock air box is a turd, i dont think anyone did it yet, but give it a shot, the only downside i can really see is that u need to look at the under side to see the real dirt and such.
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Old 08-29-2009, 04:40 PM
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Re: View window for airbox

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the only downside i can really see is that u need to look at the under side to see the real dirt and such.
yeah viewing the underside may not be easy.

the issue I have is that the diesel airbox is not available from aftermarket suppliers yet with the viewing window.
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Re: View window for airbox

u really dont need a window, or a box...do they have a cone filter setup?


also, these intakes are just cheap ass bent tubes. if u wanted to do a metal one you could hit up and exhaust shop and have them make you one, should be cheaper then buying it from someone
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Re: View window for airbox

I know this doesn't answer your question, but personally I'd look into a CAI solution as John suggests.

It's only 4 clips to get access to the filter anyways and unless you see the bottom you'll never know the true condition of it...
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Re: View window for airbox

I think it would look cool and thats about it.....

what does the intake for the 3.0 look like?
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Re: View window for airbox

airbox is in the photo, you can see it with the k&n sticker, ignore the nutdriver sticking out of the engine cover.

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Re: View window for airbox

what aftermarket intakes are available for the WK CRD 3.0?
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Re: View window for airbox

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yeah viewing the underside may not be easy.

the issue I have is that the diesel airbox is not available from aftermarket suppliers yet with the viewing window.
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what aftermarket intakes are available for the WK CRD 3.0?
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Re: View window for airbox

lets see that 3.0 with the covers off!!! I bet you could make your own by the looks of it....
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Re: View window for airbox

You can but there is a sensor right on top of the air box that you have to put on the cone filter. That stoped me from putting on my cone filter that I have here.
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