Originally Posted by cmiovino
That's the snorkel.. snorkus, whatever you want to call it.
Are you sure you're just not looking under the right plastic wheel well cover? It's hidden up in there.
If not, maybe the previous owner removed yours. It should be visible from the top if you open the airbox too... you'll see it through the hole.
i purchased the car brand new, and there was definitely never anything there as the bottom where the snorkus would be is sealed