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Old 05-11-2009, 06:35 AM   #1
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FSWerks CAI Review

Over the weekend I installed my FSWerks CAI on my '08. It was a very easy install, my '08 is a PZEV so i thought the huge lifetime air filter would be a pain to get out but I was wrong. All you have to do its pop out the fender liner and there are just two bolts that hold it in it is a very straight forward process.

The FSWerks CAI is a very quality piece and bolted right in, and all of the factory lines hooked right up to it. I noticed some slight improvement in throttle response and it is quiet you only hear it when you are give the car more than half throttle overall I am very pleased.




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Old 05-11-2009, 07:51 AM   #2
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Man, that is sweet!!! Like it was installed that way from the factory.
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Looks good...how is the performance?
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As i said the throttle response feels a bit crisper and it feels a tad more torquey but that could just be me wanting to feel more power. It's hard to really feel a gain of only 6hp and 7ft-lbs but it will be a nice compliment to the header, whenever i get it in.
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As i said the throttle response feels a bit crisper and it feels a tad more torquey but that could just be me wanting to feel more power. It's hard to really feel a gain of only 6hp and 7ft-lbs but it will be a nice compliment to the header, whenever i get it in.
Kewl! I was thinking about getting one but I'm putting my money into older cars right now...maybe in the future.
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I'm looking at that cap which is installed right at the bend. I'd imagine that if that was even the slightest bit loose it could cause the Lean issue that some people have been noticing...
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I'm looking at that cap which is installed right at the bend. I'd imagine that if that was even the slightest bit loose it could cause the Lean issue that some people have been noticing...
Yea I just noticed that after you posted. I would throw some sealant of some sort on that cap to make sure it isn't leaking...hmm that could be it.
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That cap actually press fits on pretty tight. So it's highly unlikely that it's leaking at all. But check it regardless along with all other connections.


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You guys ever come up with why it was making a few cars have the lean issue?
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You guys ever come up with why it was making a few cars have the lean issue?

We never really had it directly a problem with the intake. All our test cars never had a issue. The one guy who had a light come on has other issues with his car before the intake ever was installed. I think he got it sorted but I'm not 100% sure.

Just so everyone knows we did over 5,000 miles of testing with the new intake before it was ever even spoken about. This was to verify it would never throw a code.

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