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Old 09-21-2007, 07:05 PM   #1
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o.k well i want to go buy a cai right now from autozone and i was wondering if anyone can tell me the size of the pipe i need to use ( i think its 3'' if im not mistaken) and also if anyone can tell me what elbows and length pipes i need .....

also to be known its for my 1995 se and i only want it for the better sound and to save a lil more gas... im not looking to race......

also would it be better then my stock.? ( i think it would)
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Skip the aluminum and order some tubing from INTENSE. They have 3" smooth-walled flextube for $11.99 a foot. It might be more expensive, but it'* the best thing in the world for a FWI.
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Skip the aluminum and order some tubing from INTENSE. They have 3" smooth-walled flextube for $11.99 a foot. It might be more expensive, but it'* the best thing in the world for a FWI.
im not doing a fender well intake as i dont know how so i was just going to do it the normal way.. and whats wrong with the slinky flex tube from autozone.. .?
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the intense tubing is neoprene which will last longer than the rubber from autozone.

and have you read any of the hundreds of thread about a fwi. they're not that hard to install. especially on the year bonnes you have.
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and the intense tubing is virtually smooth on the inside and i highly doubt that the autozone tubing is.
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Skip the aluminum and order some tubing from INTENSE. They have 3" smooth-walled flextube for $11.99 a foot. It might be more expensive, but it'* the best thing in the world for a FWI.
since when did INTENSE offer 3" tubing?
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Skip the aluminum and order some tubing from INTENSE. They have 3" smooth-walled flextube for $11.99 a foot. It might be more expensive, but it'* the best thing in the world for a FWI.
im not doing a fender well intake as i dont know how so i was just going to do it the normal way.. and whats wrong with the slinky flex tube from autozone.. .?
Friends don't let friends Autozone.

That tubing is a joke. It'* vinyl dryer hose in any color you like. It heatsoaks faster than a wet napkin.

Your stock airbox is far better.
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Friends don't let friends Autozone.

That tubing is a joke. It'* vinyl dryer hose in any color you like. It heatsoaks faster than a wet napkin.

Your stock airbox is far better.[/quote]

thanks for the heads up zilla..

can you please tell me if i can use any other type of tubing that will work but aint expensive.. i already have a k&n air filter and i want to buy some tubing asap...

and thanks for not letting me autozone... i was almost stuck in the zone..
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Elijah_cronin used that tubing and it melted above his crossover.

We can't tell you what tubing to get because we don't know what filter you have.

A rice pipe with a CAI would be possibly cheaper and easier at this point. I recently helped someone locate some 3" tubing though for this very application. I'll send out a locating beacon.
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thanks alot man i really appericate it..

oh and i have a k&n cone air filter
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