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Old 01-31-2004, 11:59 PM   #1
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Well, I told you guys and gals I was iimpatient waiting for an aluminum CAI pipe, so I decided to try something different from the usual for my 2000 SSEi.



Next I'll be working on a new SilverBullet heat shield.
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nice. No turbulence on that bad boy. Now you need a heat shield or maybe some ram air ducts going into the front of that filter. Should be nice with those new headers too
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Damn!!!! That looks really nice. Its a very effective straight shot. That is what I used to have on my Grand AM. Only problem is heat. Build that shield quickly.
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love the color scheme
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Ah, remember Mr. Big Shot has ceramic coated headers now, so heat wont be as bad as it would be with the stockers. Still, get a shield for that baby, or something to keep it away from the Xover pipe.
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There it is now with the special SilverBullet heat shield.

Notice that the Intake Air Temperature sensor has not yet been installed. Where would you guys recommend I put it
I have a 4" diameter ram air duct leading into the cool air chamber through the fender opening.
Could I plug it into the fender or does it need to be in the filtered pipe
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I would say in the pipe, you dont want road crap getting on it, and it will be more accurate. Is there a place on your filter where you can make a hole? idk about drilling a hole in rubber, someone else will have to chime in on that. Thats probably the coolest cover on here (no pun intended) and clubGP hands down! I was hoping you would keep it.
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I'd say get it in the filter. That'll provide the best results. The K&N X stream has it in the filter too.

Damn that'* HUGE and SWEET. How'd you do it?
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Excellent work on that! Im very jealous What material did you use onyour heatshield/box?
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The rubber connector is made of Chlorobutyl Rubber and connects to the throttle body and my * & B Power Stack 4" inlet x 7" Cone.

The heat shield is made from hardware store Reflectex Aluminum coated plastic bubble insulation.

I decided to try hanging the IAT down the ram air hose. I never drive in dirty or wet conditions so I'm not concerned about dirt.
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