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Ok another CAI question... #211473 Jun 28, 9:00pm Jun 28, 9:00pm
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Ok another CAI question...
Im still trying to diagnose my car not running like she used too..My question is:

You know how when you start ur car for the first time in the morning, you CAI sounds like a snake from hell with blue balls, and after the engine has warmed up and been droven for a while, I can put my ear almost in the wheel well where the CAI is located and I can barely hear it... is this the same with you guys, or can you always hear that hisssssssssssssssssssss when your car is idling after a bit of driving ... confused confused confused


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Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #211474 Jun 28, 9:03pm Jun 28, 9:03pm
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never really paid attention but having a tsrm all i hear is its low humm so i cant really hear my Intake. once in a while though i can hear it hiss when i apply gas thumbsup

Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #211475 Jun 28, 9:04pm Jun 28, 9:04pm

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yea thats normal the pssssssssssssssssh sound when you start it up. Then it does it real loud when you turn the car off.

Re: Ok another CAI question... #211476 Jun 28, 9:09pm Jun 28, 9:09pm
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yeah I know about the start up and the turn off but Im curious about during a warm idle, I have heard other cars and theirs if I remember correctly hisses even after the engine is warm and Im wondering if our celi's do that too because mine sure aint, and if its supposed to I wanna fix it because that means I aint sukin in dat air like its supposed to... shiet im so confused lol... confused


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Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #211477 Jun 28, 10:20pm Jun 28, 10:20pm
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Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #211478 Jun 28, 11:31pm Jun 28, 11:31pm
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comparing with a stock airbox and a CAI, ur car at normal idle should sound a bit different. im assuming ur ear got used to it though and ur CAI is definetely working. just gun the car, and hear it urself. if the car sounds nice, then ur CAI is working. when you turn on and off ur car, you should hear that psshh noise, and you said you did. so you fine and dont worry about it.

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Re: Ok another CAI question... #211479 Jun 29, 5:16am Jun 29, 5:16am
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Originally Posted by spyder00367
yea thats normal the pssssssssssssssssh sound when you start it up. Then it does it real loud when you turn the car off.


I agree. and when its warm and im sittin at a stop light...Its not Psssssssssssshin


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Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: Sara] #211480 Jun 29, 4:36pm Jun 29, 4:36pm
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its normal...ur idling so ur Intake doesnt need to suck in any air

Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: darksidecelica] #211481 Jun 29, 6:36pm Jun 29, 6:36pm
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will a Short Ram Intake work for both gt and gts???


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Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: xxmonkeyboixx] #211482 Jun 29, 7:50pm Jun 29, 7:50pm
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hahaha ya but you have to jimmy it a little. lol

Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: SleeprGT] #211483 Jun 29, 9:39pm Jun 29, 9:39pm
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DJ_Curtiz it's normal mate thumbsup

if your car is warm then you turn it on.. you won't hear all that hissss... well yah you get the picture.. it's normal... thumbsup


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Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: Erick] #211484 Jun 29, 9:50pm Jun 29, 9:50pm
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yeah its normal, most of my friends say i have a laud Intake, because there cars never make the pshhhhhhhhhhh wen it turns off, also wen im idle i hear a pshhhh psshhhhh ever other sec ill record you a sample tomorow aiite

Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: Clos] #211485 Jun 30, 12:08am Jun 30, 12:08am
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sweeeeeet thumbsup


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Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #211486 Jun 30, 1:52pm Jun 30, 1:52pm
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my does that all the time when i shut off..an i got an ebay Intake, used to be CAI but now i mod it to become a shortram..it's still sound good especially at high rpm and when hitting lift..it'll have to do until i can afford to buy the TPR..

what does CARB legal mean?? i don't live in cali so i doubt it requires check up here in nebraska..i've been driving for 4yrs and dont'; have to go for check up or nthing like in cali...


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: celicafourotwo] #211487 Jun 30, 4:25pm Jun 30, 4:25pm
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CARB exempt means that the product has been certified to pass emissions test and stuff... the TPR will pass these tests but it isnt certified and in order for Easy_C (owner of TPR) to certify it he has to spend thousands to get it thru legal processes and inspection.

hopes this helps thumbsup

Re: Ok another CAI question... [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #211488 Jun 30, 6:41pm Jun 30, 6:41pm
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Mine hisses in the morning, if I'm idling it will some times come one, especially if I have the air conditioning on. Sit there with it off, then when you hit the air, you'll hear it hiss.

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