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Old 03-19-2018, 01:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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An aircraft pitot tube is about a foot long to pierce through the laminar flow and best practice is to place it at a stagnation point. On a car that would be the nose.

I don't know the velocities involved in the intake system. A tube smaller than the throat might make measurement difficult, else a bellmouth could gather more air.
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