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post #1 of 9 Old 05-27-2007, 05:05 PM Thread Starter
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Air filter beware

Last week after coming back in town from a long weekend I found a surprise in my intake. A bird had made a nest in my intake. I have an airaid intake and the bird had made a nest all the way around the filter!
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Wow! how long has it been since you opened the hood???? j/k

that is nuts! guess the bird thought it was a nice cozy place....
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post #3 of 9 Old 05-27-2007, 06:32 PM
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That's nuts... can't believe a bird would pick that spot. They can put an nest together in a real short period of time though!!

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Well, hope it did not mess anything up. Looks like you have a new pet though

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how did it get under the hood, what kind of bird was this. I would suspect a mouse before a bird. Don't get me wrong it is possible, makes me wonder when was the last time you checked your oil, tranny fluid, and all your other fluids.


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it dont take long for a bird or other varmit to call your engine bay home. in a day or two they can set up shop.
ive seen a 10 foot water moccasin wraped up around an engine to stay warm, talk about a shocker when you open the hood!

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Maybe the bird was using your filter as a feather dryer. Hey..I seen women using fishing lures as ear rings..it could happen. Yeah man..birds work fast...

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it dont take long for a bird or other varmit to call your engine bay home. in a day or two they can set up shop.
ive seen a 10 foot water moccasin wraped up around an engine to stay warm, talk about a shocker when you open the hood!
A 10' water moccasin?
Maybe he was looking for a bird.


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That's better than suckin a mouse and it's nest thru the turbo! ha ha ha ha ha....

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