ready to start cutting, but where? - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning Talk about modifications, or anything else associated with performance enhancements. Have a new idea for performance/reliability? Post it here. No idea is stupid! (please use Detailing and Appearance for cosmetic ideas)

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-25-2007, 10:02 PM   #1
Senior Member
Posts like a Turbo
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lancaster, South Carolina
Posts: 233
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
spidey3479 is on a distinguished road
Default ready to start cutting, but where?

I have all the supplies to customize intake,but after all I have read I am still unclear as to whether the FWI or the CAI frm under the car will be better?
spidey3479 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2007, 10:44 PM   #2
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,688
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
dillcc is on a distinguished road
Default

What exactly do you have?
dillcc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2007, 10:58 PM   #3
Senior Member
Posts like a 4 Banger
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 111
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
91buickman is on a distinguished road
Default

honestly i never could tell the diffrence between when i had both setups but i think i was pulling a little harder on the top end with the cai the FWI has a little more piping and since these motors arent high revving i'd go CAI and by the way there is no cutting involved just remove the and relocate the EVAP purge canister behind the headlight then you will have all the romm neccesary to route your intake
91buickman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2007, 11:18 PM   #4
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,688
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
dillcc is on a distinguished road
Default

Unless your FWI is 3" tubing (as apposed to the 3.5" Intense tubing), I'd also suggest a CAI for your car. You aren't flowing as much as an L36, and that'* borderline (some would say too much) for the 3.5" tube size.
dillcc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2007, 11:51 PM   #5
Junior Member
Posts like a Ricer Type-R
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
willwren is on a distinguished road
Default

88SSE? You REALLY need to read this. Take your time and read it twice:

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=79096
willwren is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2007, 02:39 AM   #6
Senior Member
Posts like a Turbo
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lancaster, South Carolina
Posts: 233
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
spidey3479 is on a distinguished road
Default

OK, so CAI w/heat shield, and anti-heat soak insulation on intake tubing. Move evap and rt some tubing from under the car. Sound good?
spidey3479 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2007, 08:19 AM   #7
Junior Member
Posts like a Ricer Type-R
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
willwren is on a distinguished road
Default

Why would you need to move the evap for a CAI?
willwren is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2007, 10:26 AM   #8
Senior Member
Posts like a Turbo
 
mike1053's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: republic, mo
Posts: 379
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
mike1053 is on a distinguished road
Default

Here is mine the one at the bottom is is best way, muffler shop made it for me, less filter, but you ger idea, was $45.00 and it works rather well for me. Hope it helped
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...302&highlight=
mike1053 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2007, 11:41 AM   #9
Senior Member
Posts like a Turbo
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lancaster, South Carolina
Posts: 233
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
spidey3479 is on a distinguished road
Default

I am going to extend intake to drivers side corner of engine bay, where the air compressser used to be. Put plexiglass heat shield across the whole corner, insulate it, and run tubing frm under the car for colder air. I was thinking that the path of least obstruction and tubing bends would be the hole where the evap is. Does it matter that the tubing that is feeding the cold air to the area where the intake is has a bend or 2?
spidey3479 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2007, 12:00 PM   #10
Junior Member
Posts like a Ricer Type-R
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
willwren is on a distinguished road
Default

The longer that 'feed tube' for your CAI is, the less it will pull. The cold air coming from around your headlight is more than enough to supply your engine.

The only reason I ran that setup last year was because my shield wasn't totally sealed, and I flow about 3x the air you do.
willwren is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
cranks but no start...intermittant. Fuel pump? But it works olds9298 1992-1999 4 10-07-2007 10:27 PM
Ready to start Mods 02 Silver Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 12 11-14-2006 01:10 PM
But But But John Deere Boy Lounge 8 07-09-2005 12:05 PM
Cutting A pillars a bad thing? LowLyfe83 Audio (and aftermarket electronics) 5 04-15-2003 11:10 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:56 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.