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Old 10-20-2009, 06:35 PM
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homemade CAI

I made this cold air intake for about $40, I got the filter at auto part store for $29 and some PVC pipe, a saw and glue and drill a couple of holes and you got a CAI for alot cheaper than store bought



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Old 10-20-2009, 06:37 PM
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You see any performance gains from the mod? The previous owner of my truck had a K&N Fuel Injection Performance Kit on there-- very similar setup to yours, just an open element filter and a tube basically. I was worried about it sucking up the hot air in the engine compartment so Larry sent me a stock intake setup that pulls the air from outside with a duct-- performance was improved going back to stock
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I could tell a little difference in power and MPG........
the end of the filter has the tube that goes through the fender for cool air
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the end of the filter has the tube that goes through the fender for cool air
I'm confused by this... How is that possible? The air would go directly into the end of the filter and bypass all of the filtration media? Please explain
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I'm confused by this... How is that possible? The air would go directly into the end of the filter and bypass all of the filtration media? Please explain
its made kinda like this one, filtered through the end
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Hm very interesting.
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It'll still be getting more hot air than cold air through the filter, since the "hot side" has a lot more surface area than the "cold side" of the filter.

I'd suggest wrapping the external part of the filter (forcing induction through the center), or building a baffle around it (should be cheap enough).
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[QUOTE=RangerPilot;299415]It'll still be getting more hot air than cold air through the filter, since the "hot side" has a lot more surface area than the "cold side" of the filter.

I'd suggest wrapping the external part of the filter (forcing induction through the center), or building a baffle around it (should be cheap enough).[/QUOTE


I will be building a baffle next
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