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Old 04-20-2011, 02:01 PM   #1
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Custom Cowl TJ

Hey guys/girls im looking for advice on how to go about making my own custom cowl for my tj. i go through alot of deep water and im starting to get ify about my intake so i want to prevent sucking water in. the battery is in the way and cpu is also. any advice for a novice mechanic?

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Old 04-20-2011, 03:39 PM   #2

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My advice...become an advanced mechanic before you go through water that high. You will be submerging your entire drivetrain, steering, and interior and all these will need to be rebuilt often. Sucking water into the engine may be the smallest concern.

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Old 04-20-2011, 04:26 PM   #3
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You run it into the cowl righ under the intake in the cowl. Spectre has a intake kit or you can make one yourself. People have used a variety of filter boxes from other vehicles such as Ford Windstar, Buick and others. I don't remember if there are threads here but has a lot of build it yourself threads.
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Old 04-21-2011, 06:48 PM   #4
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Years ago genright and aev had hoods. Check those out for ideas.
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