trumpet air intake - Defender Source
Defender Source  

Go Back   Defender Source > Non-Technical Discussions > Misc. Chit-Chat

Thread Tools
Old May 23rd, 2009, 07:19 PM
97Ariesblu's Avatar
Status: Offline
kyle scheppler
1997/D-90 Station Wagon
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: burlingame, Ca, USA
Posts: 258
trumpet air intake

seriously, why do people keep telling me to take the damn trumpet off my air intake...but I actually see the advantage of taking the whole thing and shortening the pipes and bring the air in from a better area of the engine bay, where its cooler...had thoughts of even cutting threw my fender..haha but havnt done anything yet...

has anyone ever done a transfer on this? and moved the intake to a different position?
very interested in ideas..
I wonder if I can drive over that..?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old May 24th, 2009, 01:12 AM
Stmpede's Avatar
Status: Offline
Andrew Najarian
'93 NAS D110 #43
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 2,459
Honestly, I doubt you will notice any difference at all. Unless you are driving in really dusty areas or have completely waterproofed the engine bay and electronics and have a snorkel, you aren't going to see any advantage. Even performance cars don't see much difference unless you are really taking them to the limits, and even then, it is negligible. I wouldn't bother changing anything unless it is for off-road use. On regular roads the only thing to do would be a snorkel (and it would just be for looks on the road). Just my $.02
"I have taken more good from alcohol than alcohol has taken from me." - Winston Churchill
Reply With Quote
Old May 24th, 2009, 10:39 PM
Uncle Douglas's Avatar
Uncle Douglas
Status: Offline
Doug Crowther
A defender in every driveway-motto
D-90 Source Vendor
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Gods Country- Central Virginia
Posts: 11,836
I have removed the trumpet/intake silencer off on a couple of my V8 trucks. It makes the truck sound faster (lots of intake noise). In reality I always got worse fuel economy because my right foot was always planted on the floor to hear that sound.
Good judgement comes from experience,experience comes from bad judgement.

Dividing Creek Imports
Worldwide Vehicle Shipment and Importation Service
Restoration & Modification work

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old May 25th, 2009, 09:12 AM
rover4x4's Avatar
Status: Offline
1995 SW #487/500
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: The Old North State
Posts: 7,525
I took it off my classic, I couldnt tell any nosie difference on the Defender.
Poor gas mileage gets you to the best places on earth
Reply With Quote

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Defender Source > Non-Technical Discussions > Misc. Chit-Chat

air intake

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
In line blower for mantec raised air intake system LenB Smaller Projects 22 November 20th, 2009 08:24 PM
Air intake System mdmccallum Defender Technical Discussions 16 January 23rd, 2006 12:41 PM
Air Intake Cover wardnb Wanted 1 August 5th, 2005 08:53 PM
air intake hose?? / source for cheap switches NASD90 Defender Technical Discussions 15 July 6th, 2005 02:40 PM
Wing top Air Intake or Scoop??? adibitar Defender Technical Discussions 7 July 8th, 2004 08:57 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:42 AM.