Date: Sun, 26 Dec 2004 00:11:02 -0600
Reply-To: John Rodgers <inua@CHARTER.NET>
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From: John Rodgers <inua@CHARTER.NET>
Subject: Re: K&N Cone filters Cold Air Intake for vanagon-eliminate
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This sounds very interesting, but I guess I have a case of dumb. I don't
understand exactly what you are saying here. I'm not all that familiar
with all the components youare refering to. It does sound like you have
solved a problem, but on a larger scale what is the overall significance
for the rest of us?? Is there some sort of advantage to be gained with
Really, I don't mean to be dense about it, but I would appreciate some
more explanation about the significance of these conponents as relates
to the WBX's.
88 GL Driver
>A follow-up to this email...
>I am building a digifant2 VW and needed this mod, since the factory
>airbox wont fit my application.
>I got all excited after reading Chris's original email and went to the
>local junkyard to scout the Escorts.
>As it turns out, no Escort uses this adapter plate. They all have the
>square inlet AFM that bolt to plastic airbox, like VW. Furthermore, no
>Tempo or Taurus does either.
>Dejected, I went home.
>Well, today I had some time to kill so cleaned the garage. I came
>across some old AFM's from my 2.3T Merkur days. Low and behold, they
>have the exact adapter plate Chris is talking about. The 87-88 2.3T
>Thunderbird Turbocoupe uses a bigger AFM and corresponding plate, but
>the early TC and Xr4Ti AFM's use a smaller plate that bolts to the VW
>AFM perfectly. The Ford parts are indeed Bosch pieces, so I would
>So, a Christmas present for me:) Thanks to Chris for giving me some
>insight, thanks to dumb luck for finding the exact part I needed under
>Thought the list may be able to use the info.
>Merry Christmas, peace to all.
>From: Vanagon Mailing List [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf
>Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2004 12:00 PM
>Subject: K&N Cone filters Cold Air Intake for vanagon-eliminate factory
>i have a adapter that will bolt up to the AFM:
> this will allow you to eliminate your factory airbox and run 3" dia
>duct or PVC tube to outside the engine bay, into the right rear scoop
>you can put a K&N cone filter on it.. i thought about doing this..
>from what someone told me, this adapter was also used on all '92-'96
>Escorts, so i bet finding one would be easy.. i bought mine from
>for use on all Digi FI motors..