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how far on the pipe should the CAI filter go on???

i have drawn a quick picture to illustrate what im talking about

 

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okay thats how i have it! just wanted to make sure i did it right
 

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like the drawings.lol.. i was thinking the same thing.. how far it goes? it has that groove on the intake then the filter just feels like it stays there.
 

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K&N and AEM generally have a lip on the inside of their filters that help you get it in to the correct position. Crap filters don't.

You can push beyond the lip, you'll notice it gets harder to push the filter on.

Just for a FYI to help make it easier.
 

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i think the turbokits filter is k&n.. it just felt right when i installed it..
 

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I bought a cheap ebay SRI intake for my previous Wave and after installing it I was driving around enjoying the sound and suddenly heard a weird pop noise and the intake noise suddenly got louder. When I pulled over and popped the hood I seen that the tube had slipped as far as it could go into the filter and past the rubber ring around the lip of the tube end, so now there was an opening to allow unfiltered air. Gotta watch those cheap intake setups. It wasn't a K&N filter btw so there was no lip on the filter to stop it from moving up due to air intake force.
 

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Gotta watch those cheap filter setups..
Fixed it for ya, a pipe is a pipe.

(I had a 30 dollar ebay intake, the filter it came with rusted in a week, so I changed it with a K&N filter and it lasted the rest of the time I had the car)
 
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