Cold air intake Q's

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Cold air intake Q's

Postby Vrugtebome » Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:34 pm

So I'm toying with the idea to get a CAI. But I have some questions. Anyone care to shed some light?

Yes, the cabbie is still under warranty, and I intend to keep it that way. Does a CAI leave any physical trace once removed? Read do I have to modify anything during installation?

Has a CAI ever caused reason for concern or issues with your car?

Is water going to be my enemy since the filter is open? Fine to drive in heavy rain? Pressure hose?

How often does the filter get oiled/cleaned? I have an off-road background (so used to cleaning after each trip but thats due to all the dust).

Will I ALWAYS hear it (even when granny driving)?

Some CAI's better than others? Why?

I'm eyeballing the Karter set, not the full system just yet, just the end piece.

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Re: Cold air intake Q's

Postby Phantom » Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:59 am

Vrugtebome wrote:So I'm toying with the idea to get a CAI. But I have some questions. Anyone care to shed some light?

Yes, the cabbie is still under warranty, and I intend to keep it that way. Does a CAI leave any physical trace once removed? Read do I have to modify anything during installation?

If you put everything back to stock the way it was, no.


Has a CAI ever caused reason for concern or issues with your car?

No issues.

Is water going to be my enemy since the filter is open? Fine to drive in heavy rain? Pressure hose?

Unless the filter is sitting below the foglight (which on the ST250 it doesn't), then no.

How often does the filter get oiled/cleaned? I have an off-road background (so used to cleaning after each trip but thats due to all the dust).

Depends what kind of air filter comes with the kit/you buy

Will I ALWAYS hear it (even when granny driving)?

A little bit, yes.

Some CAI's better than others? Why?

R&D.

I'm eyeballing the Karter set, not the full system just yet, just the end piece.

Dankie gents




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Re: Cold air intake Q's

Postby HitmanST3 » Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:14 am

Daar is geen negatiewe enige iets om CAI te doen nie. Klink beter run cooler en maklik om te fit en weer af te haal. Veral as jy net die voorste stuk gaan doen


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Re: Cold air intake Q's

Postby Vrugtebome » Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:17 am

Dank te wel vir die info, appreciate it


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