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Old 06-06-2011, 06:25 PM   #1
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How hard is it to make your own CAI?

Ive done a little research, but havent grasped the concept completely, how hard (expensive) would it be to make my own CAI with a quality air filter?
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Old 06-06-2011, 06:26 PM   #2
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never seen one.
on here.
or anywhere.
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Old 06-06-2011, 06:27 PM   #3
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like if i just built my own box? i feel like ive seen one on TTORA before but i cant remember
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Old 06-06-2011, 06:28 PM   #4
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like if i just built my own box? i feel like ive seen one on TTORA before but i cant remember
post pics when you are done.

no seriously go for it.
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Old 06-06-2011, 06:29 PM   #5
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You aready have a CAI. That was an easy mod.
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Old 06-06-2011, 06:36 PM   #6
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You aready have a CAI. That was an easy mod.
yeah i know theres a stock one, but if i like cut the pipe and re routed it in front of the grille, idk ill work on it
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yeah i know theres a stock one, but if i like cut the pipe and re routed it in front of the grille, idk ill work on it
Some have done it and found that it did nothing but good luck.
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I say grab some dryer tubing and mod away
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^good idea
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drill a hole straight through the fender to the filter.
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Cut a GIANT hole in your hood then route the filter so it is vertical coming out of your hood
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Although you can do this mod, you most likely will fail smog next time you go through inspection.
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I say grab some dryer tubing and mod away
I've actually seen that done before. I snapped a cell phone pic in a parking lot ages ago and no longer have a copy.

OP, a lot of people have experimented by replacing the stock intake tubes with aluminum or plastic ones with less bends and such, the gains you get out of the money spent are just not worth the effort. Sorry man.

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thats disappointing to hear, but imma try it anyway hehe
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I've actually seen that done before. I snapped a cell phone pic in a parking lot ages ago and no longer have a copy.

OP, a lot of people have experimented by replacing the stock intake tubes with aluminum or plastic ones with less bends and such, the gains you get out of the money spent are just not worth the effort. Sorry man.

So much HP to be had

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So much HP to be had
Not from the dryer duct though. That aftermarket spark plug cover is the real power maker.
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Also seeing how mods are only cool because they come with stickers (also performance enhancing). You should get like a maytag or kenmore sticker so those fools on the street know what they're up against.
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