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Fitting a CAI

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by wanton, Jul 10, 2013.

  1. wanton
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    Hi All,
    Just a quick question. Will the car throw up a warning light when a new CAI is fitted in replacement of the standard air intake system?





    Cheers.
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  2. mjr901
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    mjr901 S3 Pollution Plus+ Edition

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    No.
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  3. wanton
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    Thanks! :)
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    Nope def not
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    110% not :)
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    Is it quite easy to fit yourself? Looks easy enough lol.
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    i dont actually know why i wrote 'not' - you can and its a piece of p*ss :)
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    not to start of but if you fitted a cheap intake engine light could have come up after a while due to some intakes having badly design MAF section causing LTFT being dangerously high. Therefore pick a well known brand like Revo/AMD(make sure is the revised section)/VWR(with revised MAF version) or Neuspeed.
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  10. wanton
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    REVO CAI already delivered. Looking at the fitting instructions it should be easy. :)
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    Don't know if yours has a turbo but turbo'd cars when fitting a CAI will require a remap no?

    With my Impreza I used to own if you fitted a CAI with no map tweak it was pretty much engine suicide
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    also make sure you dont fit the MAF the wrong way like i did on the car wouldnt start so had to unplug the MAF, correct the position and clear the fault code
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  14. Revo Steve-W
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    With Impeza's you tend to have to be careful with anything you do, so many issues from people trying to put aftermarket parts straight on, Dump Valves/CAI etc... But that's another story.
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    I'd personally buy a revo intake however still waiting for some potential discounts. Its just too expensive for what it is.
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    Yeah come on Steve sort out a group buy ;)
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