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cWade 08-12-2007 09:36 PM

Orange Cap mod
 
I have seen some mention of an orange cap air box mod.
Anyone care to elaborate for a new comer?
Thanks

Seeeu911 08-12-2007 10:08 PM

Here you go...

http://www.renntech.org/forums/index...&hl=orange+cap

AsianImage 08-13-2007 02:33 AM

I learned about it right here...and did it too! Orange cap modded right here!

CosmosC4S 08-13-2007 03:16 AM

Haha...me too! A newbie all excited about the orange cap then.
I think I still have 2 of those magic caps laying around somewhere...
I ordered a sample (of 2 pcs) and one of the members here sent me one.

ghost11 08-13-2007 05:25 PM

i'm not a renntech member can someone please explain this mod?

Riad 08-13-2007 05:29 PM

There must be at least a dozen threads on this... click the search button on top, and choose 'Advanced" type in 'Orange Cap' choose 996 Forum, click search.

ghost11 08-13-2007 05:30 PM

thanx

Stefan Richter 08-13-2007 05:48 PM

https://rennlist.com/forums/showthre...hlight=niagara

here it is

Stefan

Chaos 08-13-2007 06:37 PM

If this a real mod may I please get a free orange plug ?
Thank you.
I feel like I am calling a business and asking them to page "Mike Hunt"

cWade 08-13-2007 10:19 PM

Thanks for the info.
Where do you get these magic ornage caps?

gota911 08-13-2007 11:56 PM

I had forgotten that I have an Orange Cap installed in my air box. I guess that was my first mod.

jasper 08-14-2007 02:30 AM

Just did this. Didn't have a orange cap though, I used the bottom fifth of a plastic "sample" cup (yeah that's right a "pee" cup). It fit tight over the bung to which the small elbow fits. After I covered over the hole, I refit the small elbow, and clamped the whole thing down tight. You'd think I woulda taken a few picturs eh? Well I didn't and I feel kinda bad.

I don't feel so bad though about the whoop-ass noise my car makes now at big throttle openings. Around the residential streets or whatever it sounds as sedate as it always did (my wife likes it that way and if she's not complaining about my porsche like she used to with my old car then that's OK by me). Lay hard on the throttle on the highway though and people are freaking out, slamming on their brakes around me because they think hell is raining down fire on them. It's great!

Damn feels faster too although I know that's just my "mind" playing tricks on me.

For those of you still sctatching their heads - be aware that the small elbow does not lead into the actual air box where the air filter lives. It leads to a small compartment within the air box that just dead ends. Most cars have these "resonance" chambers now to mitigate intake noise. On my subaru and even on my old mustang, there were dirty great horn shaped things inside the fender well. Over on the Subaru board (NASIOC) they call it a "snorkus-ectomy" when you take the horn out. Similar concept...a little more noise and better air flow. Not sure if the 996 mod gives better air flow.

Anyway - Nice $0 mod. Plus I got to inspect the cleanliness of my air filter...it's fine. :thumbup:

myrmidon 08-15-2007 02:12 AM

Does anyone know where one can still get these orange caps? I searched the Niagara Plastics site for Part No #273-1P, but it doesn't seem to exist anymore.

I an very curious to try out this mod.

CosmosC4S 08-15-2007 02:16 AM


Originally Posted by myrmidon
Does anyone know where one can still get these orange caps? I searched the Niagara Plastics site for Part No #273-1P, but it doesn't seem to exist anymore.

I an very curious to try out this mod.

I'll return a good deed...I could send you one. :)

myrmidon 08-15-2007 02:26 AM


Originally Posted by CosmosC4S
I'll return a good deed...I could send you one. :)

That would be awesome. PM sent...


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