CAI on SC

Ok, take it easy on me, this is my first DIY, I hope it helps. I am a one piece CAI.

****Do this DIY at your own risk. I am not responsible for any damages your may encounter while doing this DIY.

I am going to start by showing off my beautiful SC
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What you need:
1. Beer or something to drink
2. 10mm and 12mm socket and wrench, 1/4 or 3/8 drive.
3. Flat head screw driver.
4. Two 90* tubings or an S bend CAI tube.
5. Die grinder or similar with a cutting disk.
6. 220 grit sand paper.
7. Stock trd air filter tube, or similar.
8. box knife.
9. Zip ties.
10. Soap.

Here are the two 90* tubes.aa1bae56dcc1c49cfebf8fb43b398515  CAI on SC

Next, you need to cut your CAI on the engine side. Take a $1 bill and look at the big letter ‘L’…cut that distance….Its 1.5″ Why a dollar you ask…I looked for 10min and couldnt even find a ruler. I will fix this later, I know ppl need this asap.
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This is what was left afterwards…You want to sand both of the metal pieces smooth. Keep the piece you cut, you will need it later.
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Now you need to cut some tubing from the stock tube. I will eventually replace this with something that flows better, as well as matching 90* bends. The end that is connected to the CAI is the end of the tubing that connected with the stock air box. (The end that connected to the throttle body is too small).340a985072ba250cdb0f8513324433c1  CAI on SC

Shave off the knob that helped support…I think it was part of the MAF.
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Behind the bumper (in wheel well) where the filter sits, is a box thing that needs to be removed. My pen is pointing to where is used to be. You will see it when you get down there. Remove it, and relocate it…
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…I just zip tied it to some holes on the bumper…its for the fog lights.
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Another Pic, as you can see, its near the frame rail thing…I like to use techincal terms
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Next you want to put the TRD hose on the CAI. Like I said the side from the box needs to connect to the CAI. Now with that piece you cut off you must put half of it in the TRD hose…this will be a b*tch, I used soap. Once on, clamp it down , and install the CAI. Once its in, move the TRD hose on the CAI end to make the filter fit. It may be a tight fit, but I got it to fit without touching. You may need to zip tie it up to keep filter from hitting fog light. I needed it the first time, after doing DIY, I didnt need to. As you can see CAI doesnt fit perfectly. Also, you can see where I loosely zip tied the filter.
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Next, connect the ‘S’ tubes to throttle, then the CAI to the tubes. This will be a tight fit, but it will fit.
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Mine was rubbing on the body, so I put a old piece of rubber from my first CAI around the CAI where it was hitting.
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This is how it should look, now remember, I am a one piece CAI, if you are two piece you might fit a little better, or have a little more play room. This is what it should look like.
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Dont forget to connect batt. all hoses, and MAF.
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