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Old 12-22-2004, 07:53 AM   #1
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Ok, right now on my 2000 SE , i have a cheapo ricer style cone filter in the place of my stock airbox... Is there any pre made FWI or CAI available for the Bonnie, or one that is easily modifyable to work... What is involved in getting a CAI for my bonnie????
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You should do a search in the forum for this one. Its been asked and answered several times. There is nothing "prefabbed" but a few of us have gone with the Thrasher Cold Air Intake setup for the Grand Prix. You have to modify it slightly, but it works and looks good too. Check out the link in my sig. Taylor has also done this.
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I have a Thrasher CAI for my GTP. I love it. You can also go with the SLP CAI. It looks a lot like the stock airbox, and it flows better than the stock one obviously. The SLP is a lot cheaper than the Thrasher, but they are two different designs.

If you wanted a FWI, that will have to be totally custom.
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oh come on now.
all aftermarket intakes are about the same.
but i would goto home depot or your local hardware store for my tubing and what not. if you feel like it you can buy plexi and some heatshielding material and make a fancy *** box. just use a sealent at the edes and you can get some cheap ducting to have it get air from below the bumper...all sorts of fancy *** ****...

but at the end of the day it'* just an intake and makes more sound then noise.

i think you should just contact JHT(JoHelm Technologies) and have them custom make you a intake w/ a nice big k&n on the end of it...they get it custom painted metallic silver...throw on an injen sticker and there you go a JHT injen look alike.

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Well, toastedoats wants one that'* already premade. Custom ones are fine and all, but there are many premade ones out there.
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oh come on now.
all aftermarket intakes are about the same.
No.
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but i would goto home depot or your local hardware store for my tubing and what not.
Bad Idea.
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if you feel like it you can buy plexi and some heatshielding material and make a fancy A$$ box. just use a sealent at the edes and you can get some cheap ducting to have it get air from below the bumper...all sorts of fancy A$$ ***^...
Not very fancy then is it?
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but at the end of the day it'* just an intake and makes more sound then noise.
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i think you should just contact JHT(JoHelm Technologies) and have them custom make you a intake w/ a nice big k&n on the end of it...they get it custom painted metallic silver...throw on an injen sticker and there you go a JHT injen look alike.
There'* no need to pay the prices of a "custom" peice. Especially one that you'd misrepresent.
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this is not type R here, why would anyone put an Injen sticker on there car anyway.....whatever...... the size of the pipe, material that it is made out of and the heatshield all make a difference. there are already ones that fit our car(with cutting) why get a custom one and pay $$$$$?
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The thrasher is the only proven design that will work for our year of Bonneville with some modification. There may be others that can be adapted but none have been tried to my knowledge.
Most of us have done our own cai or fwi and its not that difficult to do. If you've already put on a rice pipe and cone filter all you need now is a box. Use card board to make templates and find a design you can live with.
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Some homemade CAI'* don't look that bad and work better than aftermarket units at keeping out warm underhood air.

With either type, the best method of ramming cool air into it IS to use some 4" hose and route it into the box.
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JHT? Injen? Who cares?

All you really want is a smooth metal pipe and the biggest Cone filter (Real K&N or Fram Air Hog) you can get. Get the pipe bent for you by a custom exhaust shop, 3.5 or 4" will do fine.

Have said pipe coated, and get a nice silicone coupler. It just needs to fit behind the passenger headlight, maybe run some ducting up to it from your bumper, and sheild it from heat. Work + Fit better then adapting a W body one IMO.

No need to take advice from someone who doesn't have a bonnie, and fists their tail pipe.
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