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Ideally you would attach it straight to the engine intake and the other end to the factory air intake, totally bypassing the air box. It would be CAI then since it draws from the front of car. Not sure how it would sound though and performance wise compared to the TurboKits one, with the flexi hose possibly less due to more restriction on curves and hose surface.
 

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definently interested to here how this one turns out.
 

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Ideally you would attach it straight to the engine intake and the other end to the factory air intake, totally bypassing the air box. It would be CAI then since it draws from the front of car. Not sure how it would sound though and performance wise compared to the TurboKits one, with the flexi hose possibly less due to more restriction on curves and hose surface.
Seriously...before you spend the cash try this mod. I have been running this for several weeks now and couldn't be happier. $20. I am planning on keeping it this way until I can get the TURBO.

http://www.forteforums.com/forums/do-yourself-articles/2512-easy-factory-ram-air-cai-mod.html
 

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unfortunately for you that you already bought it.. those things are train wreaks and arent worth the price they charge.. since it can bend the inside isnt smooth thus disrupting air flow.. you would've been just as good getting a drier vent and throwing a filter on it
 

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Discussion Starter · #14 ·
yaaa... ha i had it on but the return rad hose was in the way so i had to take it off but it was great while it was on waay better throttle response and it sounded good too... looking a roadrace motorsport short mid ram since i dont want my filter sucking that close to the ground like the TK especially since the amount of rain and snow we get
 

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looking a roadrace motorsport short mid ram since i dont want my filter sucking that close to the ground like the TK especially since the amount of rain and snow we get
I'm in the same boat. We get way too much rain in Oregon and I don't think a CAI would be in my best interest. I gotta look for an SRI to better suit the weather.
 

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yes i live in canada and snow tends to be a big problem... espescially as our family owns a performance shop and seeing all the ricers with there wheel well cai that has sucked in water and they get a nice seized up motor
 

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yes i live in canada and snow tends to be a big problem... espescially as our family owns a performance shop and seeing all the ricers with there wheel well cai that has sucked in water and they get a nice seized up motor
How are they sucking in enough snow to seize their engines? Are these open wheel wells or closed like our Forte's? You can put some water in the intake and it doesn't seize it, it may stall it or just run rough for a little. I tend to put the factory back on during winter any how due to extreme cold days it runs smoother with factory.
 
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