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Short RAM? #12117 Apr 15, 4:20pm Apr 15, 4:20pm
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Short RAM?
Has anyone with an Injen Short Ram Intake system on their car ever had any problems with it. The dealership is trying to tell me that it is causing my engine to run lean. They say it is breathing in hot air (over 150 degrees). I can not believe this since I have had mine on for over 3,000 miles. Thanks for any help you cna give me.

Re: Short RAM? [Re: Proffitt] #12118 Apr 15, 4:26pm Apr 15, 4:26pm
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i've had one for about the same amount of miles and i do admit i may be suffering from heat soak when i'm at a stop light for too long...but once it picks up it's gone...i dunno...does anyone else have a say in this?


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: Short RAM? [Re: ct] #12119 Apr 15, 4:40pm Apr 15, 4:40pm
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Because of ct, i too picked up an Injen ShortRam - had it installed for about a week now and enjoy the added gains...

but I do also realize that if the car sits for too long at a stop light, the pickup is kinda slow (heat soak) - but while I'm accelerating to the freeway or whatnot, the pickup is nice and fast (sounds great too!)

[ 04-15-2003, 04:42 PM: Message edited by: isaac ]


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Re: Short RAM? [Re: isaac] #12120 Apr 15, 4:46pm Apr 15, 4:46pm
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It does not do it during stand still, but ALL the time. When I fill up the car it will not idel (that is how it started), when I'm driving down the street it does not change anything. When I get on the gas pedal AT ALL the engine will turn off and I will not be able to start it until I reset the ECU (No matter how long I leave it sitting). I'm lost I want my car back. I feel like I'm driving a car with no power.

Re: Short RAM? [Re: Proffitt] #12121 Apr 15, 4:52pm Apr 15, 4:52pm
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Ill grab some photos of how the tubes are hooked-up on my shortram... this might solve a simple problem

...BTW, check if any of the air hoses on yours are bent like a garden hose or too tight because of the zip-tie

another thing you might want to check - have your friend sit in your car and rev it a few times... have them keep it at 3,000 or even 4,000 RPM while you look under the Hood for anything that might be out of place or for something that just looks wrong (USE THE E-BRAKE AND BE 100% SURE YOUR CAR IN IN NUTRAL!!!!!)


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Re: Short RAM? [Re: ] #12123 Apr 16, 1:58pm Apr 16, 1:58pm
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huh?? wow..sounds..interesting. could you please update me on this...does anyone here think it will work? if it does i might try it thumbsup

BTW-i've seen isaac's car, and i know that Injen Short Ram would look awesome under his Hood.


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: Short RAM? [Re: ] #12125 Apr 17, 4:51am Apr 17, 4:51am
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yup, i'm talking to you! thumbsup ha,ha...just really interested about the whole ram air thing...if you have any step by step instructions with pics that'd be awesome (since i've said it before"i'm an idiot when it comes to cars"). i still don't get how the whole thing works though... spineyes


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Re: Short RAM? [Re: ] #12129 Apr 22, 6:52pm Apr 22, 6:52pm
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These are the photos you were looking for;
more are at...
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/inst_shortram

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