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#1 Caboobaroo

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Posted 03 August 2005 - 07:47 PM

Well I finally got the fenderwell cut out for the intake I got from an '01 WRX. The full AEM cai kit I picked up for 60 bucks and also came with a K&N cleaning kit as well. There is one section I couldn't use since it one, held the stock MAF for the WRX and two, made everything extremely long so it wouldn't fit also. So I used the piece that goes into the fender with the filter on it and got it all mounted too. I then used about $100 worth of 4 ply silicone hoses and some aluminum tubing as well. I got it all in but I still need to make some minor adjustments of everything and get it all cleaned up nicely. Here are the links to the pics...
inside the fender
under the hood

I will be putting the stock splash tin back on to protect the filter but I didn't get to it before I took the pics.

#2 subynut

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 01:08 AM

That's intristing. I like it!

#3 [HTi]Johnson

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 01:37 AM

Cool, there's a lot of blue hoses :lol:.
Cold air intake on a turbo? ...
oh yeah, i guess the colder the air going in, the colder it is going out. Great idea. I'm gunna steal it.

#4 4WDFrenzy

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 03:27 AM

That is truly beautiful!!! It's a very, very clean install. You deserve a giant pat on the back for a job well done!!! Keep up the good work!

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#5 PoorManzImpreza

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 08:42 AM

very slick, and an awesome pic of how to hook up the wategate solenoid and boost switch ;)

#6 Caboobaroo

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 12:11 PM

well all of my blue silicone hoses I THINK are right. I looked at my buddy's '87 turbowagon to get some sort of idea on how they go. I'm also plumbing in the solenoid for my EBC so I'm still a little confused on where everything should go.

#7 nkx

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Posted 06 August 2005 - 10:48 PM

what did you do about your washer fluid reservoir?

#8 Caboobaroo

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 11:08 AM

what did you do about your washer fluid reservoir?

eh I'm still working on that. I'll probably relocate it to the other side or something...

#9 nkx

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 11:26 PM

ew.... i got a 3" mandrel bent U shaped pipe from summit for ~$20. im gonna have that chopped in half, and ill put my cone filter on the end where the stock airbox resonator used to be. i should be clear of the fluid resevoir. looks to be a tight fit as far as the turndown from the MAF. i suppose its hard to make a short radius bend with 3" pipe. my main concerns now are supporting the pipe, and trying to ensure that i wont suck water in.




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