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Old 10-02-2005, 06:18 PM   #11
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yeah well i removed the screen and what a difference it made, i can still hear that sound but my car is noticably faster and the exhaust is deeper. will the heat sheild make more of a difference? if is there a good se of directions on how to make one and how much it will cost
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How'* your idle? Did you reset the PCM?
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yeah well i removed the screen and what a difference it made, i can still hear that sound but my car is noticably faster and the exhaust is deeper. will the heat sheild make more of a difference? if is there a good se of directions on how to make one and how much it will cost
the heatshield will help 1000000% by drawing in the cold air

here is my heatshield.....its insulated along with the pipe
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If you don't use a heatshield to make it a TRUE CAI, you're better off going back to the stock airbox.
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yeah i have a temporary heat sheild, just some of that silver insulation but i plan on making a good one this week.

my idle is fine and why would i have to reset the pcm?
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Cause it normally affects how the MAF reads. If I take my screen out without resetting the PCM, it won't idle at all, even if I do reset it, it'* still rough.

Yours seems fine, though.
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