CAI benefit negated by PCM? - Page 2 - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning Talk about modifications, or anything else associated with performance enhancements. Have a new idea for performance/reliability? Post it here. No idea is stupid! (please use Detailing and Appearance for cosmetic ideas)

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-23-2004, 12:10 PM   #11
Junior Member
Posts like a Ricer Type-R
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
willwren is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by whw97ville
Just curious.

Has anyone with the CAI & box ever put a temp gauge at the inlet to see what the temp diff is verus and open setup or stock box.
Yes, and the numbers are posted here. I did this before and after my heat shield:
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...pic.php?t=8655
And here after the Ramair feed:
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=16005

Quote:
I've also been thinking (adjust me as need be)....
If you have the stock air box (gutted of course) and the box draws from behind the headlight (yes rerouting would be better) wouldn't the stock box (if rapped in a heat relective tape) be just as good as the CAI & box. It'* drawing cool air (and actually with the size of the box you should have an air reserve - being it was ramed in quick enough)
and as long as you remove the turbulence by replace that silly according duct you should be good and the rplacment K&N filter.

Thoughts, rebukes?
You need the stock airbox to be able to draw more air. The stock snorkel is too small. The cone style filters flow more laminar, and as a result, more volume and velocity. There'* some info in Techinfo on this subject.
willwren is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2004, 04:02 PM   #12
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Salina, KS
Posts: 5,246
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
TrueWildMan is on a distinguished road
Default

Really can't wait till I get mine done now!!
TrueWildMan is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
L36 Heads; cost/benefit for machine shop work... agrazela Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 7 04-24-2007 10:05 PM
IAT relocating benefit??? toastedoats Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 3 05-31-2006 02:22 PM
Does heatwrapping the CAI benefit the N/A? PRD2BDF Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 13 03-28-2006 02:24 PM
Serie 2 piston oversizing ...benefit?? mike_peperni Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 9 03-05-2006 09:46 AM
Toronto Benefit Concert..have you seen this??? Jim W Lounge 30 08-03-2003 09:30 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:41 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.