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Old 08-27-2011, 02:05 AM
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I was wondering, is there any reason this wouldn't work? I know you'd need to buy a good filter but besides that it puts the filter as far from the engine as you can pretty much, and the pipe has smooth transitions.

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I'm a firm believer in 'You get what you pay for'....and $47 for a brand new CAI is ringing my 'Buyer Beware' bell real loud.....
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I have to agree, if anything make sure you can return it if it doesn't work out for you/
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I wouldn't trust the filter, but the polished aluminum tubing alone is worth buying it for $50 bucks. Not to mention it has the mounting bracket. Although it doesn't look like it comes with any kind of box or heat shield but some on here will argue the need for a shield.

I'd say get it and put on a good K&N and see if it helps.
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Im with ^^^

for the piping alone it is worth it. Get a good quality air filter for it and give it a try. If it doesnt work/fit perfect you can get different angle couplers and cut the pipe/ re angle with couplers till it does. If it moves the filter out of the engine bay its getting "colder" air!
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