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trouble with cai #442807 Apr 14, 7:02pm Apr 14, 7:02pm
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trouble with cai
I got most of the AEM CAI installed but i can't get the gray ecu adapter into the radiator shroud, its like it ain't even made to fit at all, just wondering if anyone who has the AEM CAI knows how to get it in.

Re: trouble with cai [Re: Super_celica] #442808 Apr 15, 2:45am Apr 15, 2:45am
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i sugest you go and see someone who are experts in finding there way around things like that. It will be a safer alternative than doing it yourself if you know things arent working...


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Re: trouble with cai [Re: Clyde] #442809 Apr 15, 6:51am Apr 15, 6:51am
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Yeah, spend the money to have a pro do it if you're not sure smile I'm not even attempting to put my CAI in by myself - my friend is coming over to help me out because he's done it before wave


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Re: trouble with cai [Re: bajoconstruction] #442810 Apr 15, 9:44am Apr 15, 9:44am
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are you taling about the 2 piece plastic tube that goes into the ecu? and which half, top or bottom??

Re: trouble with cai [Re: hombredelassrtas] #442811 Apr 15, 2:27pm Apr 15, 2:27pm
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i've installed the AEM CAI in my car. your talking about the 2-pice tube that connects to the radiator-thing and the ECU, right?

i was not able to fit the bottom piece into the hole again, because the CAI blocks/takes up too much space. you dont need it anyways, no harm will be done, but if you feel unsure about that, then do what i did...i attached the pipes back onto the ECU and cut the bottom piece and made it at the same height as the radiator fans. that way air will still flow into it and even more air will enter once the fans start spinning. thumbsup

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Re: trouble with cai [Re: Zero] #442812 Apr 15, 3:07pm Apr 15, 3:07pm
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hell if you are talking about those 2 piece i just threw the bottom piece out..i kept the top piece, the bottom is in my closet..since it don't fit with the CAI in the way anyway..you don't need that tube..and for those of you that said he need to get professonal help, please..u haven't been around here long enuf..there are people here that just tose the entire tube..nothing is connected to the ecu and their car is fine..the only purpose for that hose is to provide air to the ecu to cool it..


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: trouble with cai [Re: celicafourotwo] #442813 Apr 15, 3:09pm Apr 15, 3:09pm
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notice here..i have NO tube..

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Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: trouble with cai [Re: celicafourotwo] #442814 Apr 15, 3:10pm Apr 15, 3:10pm
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^^^LOL..

yeah-yea...cant you see my blurry pic? if you really want to keep it, just cut it like mine. rofl


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Re: trouble with cai [Re: Zero] #442815 Apr 15, 3:17pm Apr 15, 3:17pm
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^^^or do what he does...lol..that'll work too..


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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