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Old 06-09-2006, 11:06 PM   #1
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first off, i wanna thank wilren from stopping me from ordering and replacing maf sensor... it was definatly the tps that was cuasing my car to accelerate like that..

anyhow, i was wondering the benefits of putting heat shield of some sort onto my cai.. since i see that almost everyone with cai has this! also.. kinda off topic but figured i'd not start new thread... is there any doggone chip for my 96 ssei! i am having a heck of a time finding one that will fit on either zzp or intense
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Without a shield,you're pulling hot air from the engine compartment.
With a fully enclosed filter,you eliminate the intake of hot air from the engine compartment. Mine is fully enclosed in a "box" made from reflectex and at 60 MPH,my IAT reading is within 5* of ambient
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you have pictures of this? i guess that makes sense since the engine gets plenty warm.. any body have a good list of instructions for the building of this or is it a matter of just wrapping a crap load of heat shield around it
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Here'* the thread when I did mine.......
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II just cut mine where it would form a bottom and 2 sides and used reflectex tape to tape everything in place. I have a top on it now made of the same stuff and taped in place. It'* not the prettiest but,hey....function over fashion. There are some other modifications I'm thinking about but,those will come later.
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In this topic:
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=56326

You'll see pics of how I did mine.
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