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Old 07-21-2004, 07:16 PM   #1
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Just finished fabbing up my CAI. I hope to see a mileage gain, but some more performance is also welcome. I relocated my CC and stuck the filter in that hole to pull in cool outside air. I will get some airflow gains and temp drops vs the stock airbox in a few days.

Still needs another coat of paint. :)

Shows where the CC was moved to, just needed to extend the fuel tank line.

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PIMP!!!!!!!!! :pimp:
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I like it!
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Looks more like FWI (Fender well intake) than a CAI.

Kinda looks like a first in the pre-Y2k Bonneville crowd (to my knowledge).

Looks great and with a slightly larger filter it should get alot of cold air.
Where did you get the tubing for it? I bet alot of B-ville owners would love to get their hands on a setup like that.

Well done.
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very cool man i like that
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Very badass.
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What do you think provides for more power..... a CAI or a fender intake?
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Any air is gunna be cooler then engine compartment air anyday.
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the FWI has more bends, making it harder to pull in air. You would be surprised how much a 90* bend takes out of your airflow. I would say CAI for NA cars and FWI for SC. That is a sweet setup, custom bent pipes it looks like? If you could mass produce em I bet you could make a little money. THere is currently no FWI setup for our cars, so congrats you are the first.
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looks like ur cooler then me
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