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Old 06-17-2012, 10:51 PM
sweepy1026 sweepy1026 is offline
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Smile DIY Ram Air Scoop

I spent two days and around $65 to finish my custom scoop (made by aluminum sheet). Which is bigger than RPI and I think is better than the RPI one.





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Check the bottom right corner, mine design is trying to make the air won't rebound back. I hope my theory is correct. LOL






aluminum sheet: $25 at lowes
aluminum primer + red spray paint $15 home depot
aluminum sheet cutter or scissor $15
screws around $5-10

O...and I made the block off plate too but I forgot to take some photo of it. And anyone know if the E63 M6 need two block off plate? Because I find out the passenger side air box have that hole too.

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Old 06-25-2012, 09:41 PM
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So are you going to start mass producing these?
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:58 PM
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So are you going to start mass producing these?
Haha, no, but if you want the scale I can PM you.
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Old 06-30-2012, 01:59 PM
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Really nice work!
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:57 PM
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Really nice work!
Thanks.
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Old 07-29-2012, 12:57 PM
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Those look a thousand times better than the RPI ones. My passenger side RPI one wouldn't stay attached so I removed it, and the driver side one was rattling. Congrats on a great DIY mod!

Can you PM or post the plans? I'd love to replace the RPI driver side and re-add the passenger side :-)

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Old 09-14-2012, 02:33 PM
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RPI a bunch a rip off's ..
sent me wrong order & to date NO REPLY/RESPONSE ****
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:01 PM
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Sweepy,
Is it possible to get the dimensions for this mod from you? Also, have you noticed any great difference since installing?
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