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Old 04-01-2013, 11:58 PM
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Not a question about a particular CAI but I am just wondering when a CAI is installed on the 3rd gen say my 08 the Hemi "Hat" doesn't go back on? All the pics I have seen it shows that it isn't re-installed?
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Chances are the "hat" stays off.

But on a side-note, steer clear of those CAI that exposes the filter element to the engine bay with side-shields. Its not a "cold" air intake if its sucking in the hot engine air, even under cruising speeds and becomes inefficient.
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The "hemi hat" is not re installed.

Another downfall to this..that apparently I'm the only one of this board that's noticed...

I read the hemi hat is supposed to baffle the noise of the EGR valve..so when it's removed you can hear it... and oh boy can you hear it. Kind of annoying but I'm getting used to it. Its a constant clatter when accelerating except at WOT then the EGR stays open.

So either I'm the only one on here that's noticed/is annoyed by it...

or my EGR is going bad and it's just coincidence that the guy on the other forum had a failing EGR too haha. But he had the exact experience as me and said it was the lack of the "hemi-hat"... and that is exactly when I started noticing it, when I installed my CAI.
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Hmmmm might just have to change out the corrugated hose to the air box and work on my own. I like the look of the Hemi-Hat and want to get it all painted up.
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I have my Hemi Hat sitting in my garage.. Gonna somehow mold and cut and cut it to fit over the pipe for my S&B.. I wanna get it painted and then get the S&B tube done too with it.

And Gonefishin.. your on your own on that EGR valve noise.
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I have my Hemi Hat sitting in my garage.. Gonna somehow mold and cut and cut it to fit over the pipe for my S&B.. I wanna get it painted and then get the S&B tube done too with it.

And Gonefishin.. your on your own on that EGR valve noise.
hmmm maybe ill try and replace it and see what happens
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