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How hard is it to make your own CAI?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Toy Yoda, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:02 PM
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    VooDoo

    VooDoo More Cowbell!

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    dont be talkin bad about louisiana
     
  2. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:12 PM
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    go re-read what i quoted. i clearly was NOT talking bad about louisana and just pointed out the smog thing may not be for that state. geez
     
  3. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:13 PM
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    Oh who gives a shit. Every state including Louisiana sucks.
     
  4. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:14 PM
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    wow man my bad haha i skimmed over it and took it out of context! sorry haha
     
  5. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:29 PM
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    I always wanted to get a horn tweeter from a big ol amp, gut it, and connect the intake pipe to it:D you guys want to see a "cutting edge" factory CAI, pop the hood on a new v6 Highlander-it is cool. the intake runs long across the top of the radiator shroud behind the grill, and the hood closes down onto it completing the "airbox"-you WILL get a healthy dose of cool air through that big ass intake.
     
  6. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:34 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    Yes you can make your own intake very easily. Best way to do it is get 2.75 inch PVC piping, a drill, and some wood to make yourself a little box to put the filter in it! Although I've read countless times lately that the CAI's don't do shit for our trucks from many people around this forum.
     
  7. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:38 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    http://www.snookinc.com/products.htm

    In a serious note, a buddy I work with stole of bunch of this off high temp shit off an aircraft engine we replaced a couple months ago and put it on his dodge. We cut a block of wood to mount the vacuum tube and the MAF sensor on it. Using my scan gauge hes getting air in at about 5-7 degrees higher then ambient. So yes its possible. And this was free!
     
  8. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:51 PM
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    Not sure about the Dodge but on the OPs truck the intake draws air from the passenger inner fender that has a vent up front. They only you can get colder air is with maybe something like a snorkel of the URD intake which I really think won't grab colder air.
     
  9. Jun 7, 2011 at 12:00 AM
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    same shit as everyone else
    Yeah I kinda think CAI's are a waste in our pickups. I bought one and don't need it. But I think he can make one
     
  10. Jun 7, 2011 at 1:02 AM
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    Someone on the site made his own snorkel if that helps...
     
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