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01-31-2013 09:33 PM
leh0825
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Anyone have any experience with driving the fswerks cai in snow? Like light fresh powder. I had to drive in it the other day and was really concerned. I have the splash guard and all. Just concerned with how easily soft snow could get sucked up into the filter.
ive driven through quite a bit of fresh snow and a large amount of snow. (im also lowered about 1.5 inches all around) and never had an issue. as long as you don't submerge the filter in water you are fine. thats why the splash guard is there.
01-31-2013 09:22 PM
Dorny9 So I called FSWerks and talked to the guy who always picks up... must be the owner... and asked him about the affects that new england weather will have on thier cool flow intake. He said to go with the ITG Filter with the PRe-Filter. ITs better with water as it doesnt retain as much. As far as driving through a 7inch deep puddle goes, welllll dont. but the crappy splashy wet and sticky road services shouldnt do too much harm on the ITG. He said the piping of the intake goes well behind the bumber away from splashing water. He also said the reason he put the GREEN filter on is because people like choices. ITs just as quality made as the ITG but is a different material. GREEN is AMerican Made and ITG is British
01-31-2013 11:21 AM
darkknight9
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...but there'll always be that one time at night and you can't see or when you're just not paying attention and can't get out of the way in time.
Only one way to ever avoid those.... snorkel!!!


01-31-2013 09:47 AM
TMDJ5
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TMDJ5 did your CAI come with a splash guard or did you fabricate one?
The splash guard I'm talking about is the big plastic cover that runs along the bottom of your font bumper. Unless you unknowingly ripped it off, you have one.

I also have the outerwear prefilter. I don't ever drive through puddles anyway, but there'll always be that one time at night and you can't see or when you're just not paying attention and can't get out of the way in time.
01-31-2013 09:36 AM
Kipp always a good idea to take it easy during snow or heavy rain. try not to take it over about 3k rpm and you should be fine.
01-31-2013 09:21 AM
rambleon84
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Anyone have any experience with driving the fswerks cai in snow? Like light fresh powder. I had to drive in it the other day and was really concerned. I have the splash guard and all. Just concerned with how easily soft snow could get sucked up into the filter.
I drive in the snow every time it snows here in Ohio and they dont ever plow my neighborhood. I have not noticed any ill effects or the filter getting wet because of the snow. Between the oil and the foam element on the filter, it would be really difficult to get snow sucked into it. That and if there is snow on the ground, chances are its still below 30* and the snow will not melt if it hits the filter.

It's supposed to snow here again this weekend. I'll check the filter after driving to see if anything looks like is hitting it or sticking to it but i doubt we will get dumped on.
01-30-2013 09:55 PM
en_focus TMDJ5 did your CAI come with a splash guard or did you fabricate one?
01-30-2013 09:46 PM
TMDJ5 Anyone have any experience with driving the fswerks cai in snow? Like light fresh powder. I had to drive in it the other day and was really concerned. I have the splash guard and all. Just concerned with how easily soft snow could get sucked up into the filter.
01-30-2013 02:21 PM
en_focus 5characters... I got this response from and FSWerksVP on focaljet... This is the only difference aside from what is stated on the site but do let me know how it turns out either way...

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They both work great. The Green filter is a different design and costs us less so we charge less than our ITG filter. The ITG air filter is a bit easier to clean.

Some people really just prefer one design over the other so we're giving you the choice. :)
01-30-2013 08:19 AM
en_focus
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FSWERKS Cool FLo for sure! Your here in TX like me and it performs very well during our summers(=
Here is mine:
Crice8 what differences did you notice when you hooked up that CAI?
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