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    Default 2.8T Airbox

    Was just having a nose under the bonnet earlier, and noticed on this airbox, there's 2 hoses coming out of the top...

    One goes to the MAF, same as the old CDTi, the other one is about an inch across, runs parallel to the first hose and disappears behind the grille...

    Any ideas?

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    Maybe a resonance chamber like the old Vec B?

    EDIT: And you were under your bonnet at 12:12 am !? Now that dedication LOL>

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    I'm working....

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    Quote Originally Posted by rushy View Post
    Maybe a resonance chamber like the old Vec B?
    Nope...it's above the filter.

    I'm not sure what it does but at a guess some sort of vacuum pipe or similar.

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    Emergency breather to prevent turbine and / or ducting collapse and catastrophic failure if the air filter suddenly becomes blocked (eg ingestion of something big blocking the pipe ways)

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    the 3.0 v6 cdti is the same think as said it is a breather of some kind

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    cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BIG NEIL View Post
    the 3.0 v6 cdti is the same think as said it is a breather of some kind
    Can't recall more than one pipe out of the top of my air box ... here's a pic I took a while ago:


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    Yep, on mine the second pipe is just to the left of the main MAF... Hang on, I'll get a pic...

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    Do you mean this one Paul??

    Attachment 10752
    I was wondering what it was for too.

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