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maryland
Jul 16, 8:59am - #27959 
intake question?

in my wheel well on the drivers side i have a big hole in the plastic from it comin loose, after i had an aftermarket bumper installed. the hole is big enough that you can see my filter. is this gonna pose a problem during rain or anything. or any other problem?

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Jul 16, 9:13am - #27960 
I'm going to say...Yes!

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Jul 16, 9:14am - #27961 
thats why i'm goin with the Short Ram, and yes that is a huge prob


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Jul 16, 9:16am - #27962 
yes, you could go over a puddle and have a huge water splash get in there.. fix it now and thank yourself later!


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Jul 16, 11:59am - #27963 
how did a hole get rubbed that big? I have never heard of anyone having this problem before.

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Mass
Jul 16, 5:43pm - #27964 
I think maybe it was loose and was rubbing against his tire. Maybe

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Jul 16, 5:44pm - #27965 
Originally Posted by CeliCaRM2001
I think maybe it was loose and was rubbing against his tire. Maybe


must've been.. sounds like a shitty install on the bumper


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Jul 16, 9:47pm - #27966 
Short Ram are awesome!


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Jul 16, 11:01pm - #27967 
fix the whole..you'll be fine. go to a yard and get a replacement piece

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Jul 17, 2:13am - #27968 
ok, stoopid ?..but what the diff between Short Ram and C.A.I???


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Jul 17, 2:29am - #27969 
Short Ram is um..shorter and it stays on the topside of your engine.

CAI (Cold Air Intake) puts the filter down underneath the engine by your foglight.

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Jul 17, 2:39am - #27970 
so which is better?


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Jul 17, 2:46am - #27971 
CAI is better it breathes cooler air then Short Ram. thumbsup

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Jul 17, 4:58am - #27972 
Short Ram is better for engine display
CAI is better for performance

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