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Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« on: March 19, 2011, 06:47:42 PM »
While I was under the car doing other things, I fingered I'd take a look see at the intake.




After cleaning in the sink (dryflow is awesome that way, just clean with soap and water, then air dry) the water was black.
Most of the bad stuff went down the drain, but this was left in the corner.



So, just a heads up to those that care...
You should regularly clean the damn thing. Don't forget it exists just cause it is unseen in the fender.
(This goes for the K&N folks too)

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Re: Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2011, 06:55:01 PM »
EEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW, good thing mine is a SRI lol,

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Re: Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2011, 06:59:09 PM »
It's all wrong! Better let me take the car from you....


EEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW, good thing mine is a SRI lol,
Still needs to be cleaned.

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Re: Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2011, 07:08:17 PM »
not yet lol its still super clean :)

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Re: Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2011, 07:09:01 PM »
Still needs to be cleaned.

Not when your Warm Air Intake sucks in clean, hot, pre-filtered air from the engine bay.

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Re: Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2011, 09:07:28 PM »
Not when your Warm Air Intake sucks in clean, hot, pre-filtered air from the engine bay.

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Re: Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2011, 09:18:23 PM »
Looks like a neglected CAI (cabin air filter).  You just added power for the cost of the water  O0

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Re: Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2011, 10:47:45 PM »
EEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW, good thing mine is a SRI lol,

Before cleaning:
       After cleaning (but before re-oiling):



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Re: Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2011, 11:17:20 PM »
I "win".  :o



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Re: Reminder: Clean your CAI (dryflow or otherwise)
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2011, 11:18:03 PM »
I "win".  :o

Yes, I saw that and was thankful mine wasn't THAT bad.