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    hi wondering what is the small pipe coming out of the bottom of the air filter box does anyone know and will it need to be connected to an aftermarket cone filter...

    thanks paul

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    where does it go? or is it a drain?
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    not sure its to the right of the air inlet (where i done the airbox mod) its got a grate over it small rubber pipe it goes down towards the bottom of the engine somewhere, will have a proper look tomorrow,, thinking it could be a sensor pipe of something similar...

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    Yeah its a drain bud, stops the air box filling with water and being sucked into the engine. Doesn't need to be connected as the first time I took my air box out I didn't even notice it and drove around for a while before noticing it was meant to be connected to the metal pipe

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    thats the drain
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    cool cheers for the help guys, put the cone filter on earlier got to make a heat shield for it, but it sounds good, it starts to chatter! lol

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