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Old 06-14-2010, 09:30 AM   #91
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ok, i found the original thread... can't believe i missed this beast...

he used autolite 103's... i was recommended the 104's... you'll have to read for more information...
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:15 AM   #92
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ok so i just got my 2009 focus back last september and im wanting to put an intake on it. My biggest issue is living in indiana it rains A LOT and theres always standing water granted most of its on the pasenger side and my intakes on the driver side but i still feel i would be taking a huge risk putting a cold air intake on it. So please if anyone has any ideas on what would give me the best power for the money, and what i should do should i go with the cold air and risk it or should i just put a short ram on ?????????
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Old 06-15-2010, 06:14 PM   #93
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Old 06-21-2010, 02:58 PM   #94
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AS a person fairly new to all this it may interest you guys to know it is not always easy searching what you want when well you don't really even know what key word to use. anyway I think this is a good write up thanks!
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Old 06-23-2010, 10:21 PM   #95
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Ive noticed with my mtx that on a hot day it seems to stutter when i hit the gas like it cant get enough air then it pulls outta now where a little odd
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Did anyone that installed the Steeda intake notice a funny smell on the first test drive?
is this normal?
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FS works CAI or Steeda short ram

Hey guys got a quick question I got the ok to purchase an intake for my wifes 2008 focus and i found a guy selling a FS works CAI and a steeda short ram which do you guys think is the best. I haven't really done much with here car usually do stuff to my 01 zetec so any input would be great.
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cold air is cold air but ram won't suck up water like a cai. what do you want out of it? cold air performs better but i think for more practicality the ram would be better. gonna be better than stock but with less risk to the car, since i'm assuming this is a dd.
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CAI: More performance, hydro-lock worries.
Short RAM: Less performance, no hydro-lock worries.

If you live in a wet climate, go with the short-ram. Although rain won't get water in your engine, if you accidentally go through a big puddle you could be in real trouble with a CAI.
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Steeda! or you could buy the cosworth cai that a guy is selling on the thread. we can make it fit. a lot of the 08 09 people seem to really like the steeda,I think that the short ram and cai for a d-tec is no difference really.
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