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Old 02-18-2013, 11:55 PM   #1
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What is a good cai

I want an intake where you can c the filter

And a power gain
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Really any of the ones on AM will work, you wont get any really noticable gains off a just a CAI so alt of guys just buy the AM one.
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:07 AM   #4
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BAM! Get a Cheap CAI from Ebay or AmericanMuscle.com and cut it, it's what I did.

I only did it because of issues with the plate not fitting properly for some reason..
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I want an intake where you can c the filter

And a power gain
can't go wrong with a bbk or k&n really any CAI made of plastic will be perfect and make sure to get that tune!
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Generally if you can see the filter in the engine bay, then you have turned your cold air into into a hot air intake negating any gains you could have had.
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Generally if you can see the filter in the engine bay, then you have turned your cold air into into a hot air intake negating any gains you could have had.
that too. the filter is hidden in the fender well for a reason.
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:18 PM   #8
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drop in filter in stock box does the trick unless you just want the "cool" factor of having a CAI
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Generally if you can see the filter in the engine bay, then you have turned your cold air into into a hot air intake negating any gains you could have had.
So your saying that the k&n intake is no good? Just because its not in the fender wall?
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So your saying that the k&n intake is no good? Just because its not in the fender wall?
well IMO it's kind of the exception because it is made up of plastic and if you a thing or two about science. plastic is not a conductor of heat.
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well IMO it's kind of the exception because it is made up of plastic and if you a thing or two about science. plastic is not a conductor of heat.
won't matter what the tubing material is...air won't be in the tube long enough to change it's density
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Old 02-21-2013, 05:24 AM   #12
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99% of k & n CAI have a block off box that causes the intake to pull from the fenderwell more than the engine bay. I will try to find a picture to show what I'm talking about
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There ya go. While not optimal, its still much better than having a completely exposed filter just sitting in the bay. Its common sense. You dont want to pull hot air from the engine bay into your intake.

Lets break this down nice and simple like.

"COLD AIR" intake!
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won't matter what the tubing material is...air won't be in the tube long enough to change it's density
still better than the stock though. ask yourself, is it really worth spending $200 on a CAI?...
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