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Mar 1, 2:40pm - #114925 
this is how it all started... :)

ok, it all started when i got this ..

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Mar 1, 2:42pm - #114926 
then yesterday i was doin this.. for some reason it took me 3 hours instead of 1 smile btw, this is not me on a picture, its my friend..

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Mar 1, 2:43pm - #114927 
final result ...

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Mar 1, 2:44pm - #114928 
and this

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Mar 1, 2:49pm - #114929 
sweet thumbsup

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Mar 1, 2:49pm - #114930 
now questions:
1. For some reason, when i take up to 4-5-6k rpm, you can feel it, but it kinda dosing the air..basically, you can feel like its giving it in portions.. not as a one flow.. is it the way its supposed to be?
2. if i dont have my check engine sign, does this mean that i did everything right or can there still be a problem?
3. i installed it last night and today when i woke up in the morning, it was raining... i guess the first rain this year... frown anywayz, is driving in the rain not good? or do you just have to avoid big holes... ?
thanks a lot.

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Mar 1, 2:50pm - #114931 
cool dude!


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Mar 1, 2:52pm - #114932 
Originally Posted by Sparty
now questions:
1. For some reason, when i take up to 4-5-6k rpm, you can feel it, but it kinda dosing the air..basically, you can feel like its giving it in portions.. not as a one flow.. is it the way its supposed to be?
2. if i dont have my check engine sign, does this mean that i did everything right or can there still be a problem?
3. i installed it last night and today when i woke up in the morning, it was raining... i guess the first rain this year... frown anywayz, is driving in the rain not good? or do you just have to avoid big holes... ?
thanks a lot.



1. IDK what up with that, may be your engine adjusting. give it some time.

2. from the pics ... looks like everything is OK

3. Just dont go driving through and puddles that can submerge it and you will be fine.

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Mar 1, 2:57pm - #114933 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
sweet thumbsup


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Mar 1, 3:17pm - #114934 
i wasnt sure about 3 red Injen hoses... which one goes where? 16" goes straight into the engine, right? 14" goes to that plastic connector with the "green little thing", and 11" from the canister goes where? i connected it somewhere on the right side..and then i had 2 connectors left... is there a picture which goes where? the way i connected them is because one was too short and could only reach to 1 fuse connector.

And there is one unused hose and in the istall it says to take it out and plug a 3 mm. cap.. can i just leave the hose and tape it from one side? i dont have a 3 mm. cap frown

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Mar 1, 3:19pm - #114935 
Looks good thumbsup

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Mar 1, 4:08pm - #114936 
lookin good man


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Mar 1, 4:09pm - #114937 
The Injen CAI for the GTS creates a dead spot between 4-6K. That's normal. Monkey Wrench Racing has pre-tuned an a'pex-i power FC to get rid of that dead spot.

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Mar 1, 8:04pm - #114938 
Originally Posted by Steven
The Injen CAI for the GTS creates a dead spot between 4-6K. That's normal. Monkey Wrench Racing has pre-tuned an a'pex-i power FC to get rid of that dead spot.

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Mar 1, 8:29pm - #114939 
That "Doseing" thing you're talking about it normal. Your engine is always taking in air piece by piece because of the the strokes your engine takes. The reason you can feel it is because it's letting more in because of the construction of your Intake.


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Mar 1, 8:50pm - #114940 
Sweet mod thumbsup

I think that we need an official "Why you'll NEVER hydrolock because of your CAI" thread stickied. I've come to the conclusion that if nobody on this site has ever done it, it's not going to happen. In theory it could, but I'm pretty sure the warning from AEM and Injen are just 1) legal precaution and 2) a way to sell bypass valves.


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Mar 1, 8:55pm - #114941 
Yea took me three hours also but didnt take the bumper off...good job with the Intake tho...looks good thumbsup


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Mar 1, 10:07pm - #114942 
thanks guys..

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Mar 2, 5:31am - #114943 
hey sparty, i luv how it looks. Wish i could install it on my car. But aweosme job overall.


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Mar 2, 9:48am - #114944 
hey xrage4200,
thanks. i like it, it sounds great...now i always take my celi to around 5-k rpm... i just love how it sounds grin anywayz, thanks for the Intake, great product, great price.. and btw, you have a great car.. looks soo awesome...and sounds pretty sweet too... how did you do the door overlays? is it hard?

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Mar 2, 9:49am - #114945 
I need a CAI!! Looks good bro thumbsup


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Mar 2, 12:46pm - #114946 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Looks good thumbsup


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Mar 2, 7:10pm - #114947 
Looks good dude. I put an Injen Short Ram on my celi, but I assume the hook-ups are the same. The little hose coming out from under the throttle body gets capped off. The two that you mention, one goes into the throttle body, the other is an evaporator line. The one down in the corner is I think called the obd sensor and it goes up into the Intake. I got no check engine light, and I got way more improvement than I expected. Might be cause its a shorty!! confused

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Mar 3, 12:10am - #114948 
Originally Posted by grcelica
Might be cause its a shorty!! confused

Nope, it's because I helped by holding the flashlight some of the time I tell ya! rofl

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Mar 3, 11:29am - #114949 
And I'll do the same for you on yours!! now that you know what to do thumbsup

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Mar 3, 11:37am - #114950 
Originally Posted by grcelica
And I'll do the same for you on yours!! now that you know what to do thumbsup

Thanks man! grin

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Mar 5, 10:44am - #114951 
looks good thumbsup

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