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A Suggestion for "What is it?"

10/23/2012 3:12 PM

I keep this on my desk as a pencil holder. I thought y'all might have fun guessing what it might be. Pencil holder is not a viable answer.

I suppose a more applicable title might be, "What WAS it?"

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Re: A suggestion for "What is it?"

10/23/2012 3:27 PM

First blush might be an air intake horn for fuel injector intake.

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Re: A suggestion for "What is it?"

10/23/2012 3:32 PM

Agreed. I believe it can also be known as a Velocity Stack.

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10/23/2012 4:34 PM

Yes, thanks.

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10/23/2012 9:03 PM

was the first thing on my mind too

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Re: A suggestion for "What is it?"

10/24/2012 8:16 AM

That's got my vote too.

I wish a) I spotted these threads earlier and b) the daily Digest came on the day advertised.

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Re: A Suggestion for "What is it?"

10/23/2012 9:10 PM

It WAS NOT a pencil holder before.

What did I win?

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Re: A Suggestion for "What is it?"

10/23/2012 11:54 PM

An intake air throat for a (racing) engine, for low resistance.

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10/24/2012 2:59 AM

A funnel for the 710 on your engine.

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10/24/2012 7:43 AM

LOL!!!

Nobody else got it I fear!!!!

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10/24/2012 4:19 PM

I got it.

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10/24/2012 4:57 PM

Oooops! Note to self: Don't get images from Joe in Kansas!

I got it too:

710 cap from Chevy Cavalier.

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10/24/2012 8:17 AM

Nice.

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10/24/2012 8:29 AM

I agree that the most viable description is a venturi intake, but it might also be an aim point for rapid fuel refill, allowing the fueling guy to get the refuel nozzle into the "hole" before depressing the flap at the entrance to the fuel filler pipe. The flap would be attached onto the filler pipe with the same attachments holding this "aim hole".

Any other wild thoughts?

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10/24/2012 11:13 AM

I believe it to be a billet titanium air horn (velocity stack) from a Toyota RVX Formula 1 engine. It just might be the most expensive pencil holder I have ever heard of.

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10/24/2012 11:22 AM

I'd call that obscene overkill if it's Ti. But, I guess, good bling factor. Even magnesium seems too much for a part like this.

I would have guessed aluminum, but, what do I know?

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