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      07-22-2013, 07:42 AM   #1
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Question N55 Injen Intake rubbing

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I might get more response here. Just wondering if there is a specific way I can adjust the intake without rubbing? I have tried already few ways but still not working and its getting annoying I have sprayed pasti-dip often to help protect the intake and hood but doesn't last long. Was thinking of putting some sort of a rubber in between.
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      07-23-2013, 07:46 PM   #2
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i would like to know too.
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I did it by Ziptie
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I did it by ziptieinf. But just get rid of injen it sucks an you lose power
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I did it by ziptieinf. But just get rid of injen it sucks an you lose power
+1. Take that shit out from under your hood, buy a BMS intake- problem solved
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I did it by ziptieinf. But just get rid of injen it sucks an you lose power
+1. Take that shit out from under your hood, buy a BMS intake- problem solved
you love saying this. lol
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i have mines rubbing also gota get that ziptie >.>
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I did it by ziptieinf. But just get rid of injen it sucks an you lose power
why do you think it loses power... whats point of it in first place then? it only loses power if hot air travels inside the intake, what intake u recommend in that case if they all do
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+1. Take that shit out from under your hood, buy a BMS intake- problem solved
how is bms intake any better?
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Rub'n under the hood - I used double sided tape - scrape foam on the hood where it would rub.

When u throttle the cone lifts up and hits the hood.
Try that - should fix ur rub'n issue.
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Ziptie to hold it down or as a "buffer" between the hood and intake?

Would actually prefer BMS but I got a good deal on the Injen but maybe if I find a good deal then I will switch it.
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+1. Take that shit out from under your hood, buy a BMS intake- problem solved
how is bms intake any better?
Well, for one, it doesn't heat-soak, for two, it has proven dyno gains under WOT, for THREE it doesn't rub against my hood....I could go on...
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+1. Take that shit out from under your hood, buy a BMS intake- problem solved
how is bms intake any better?
Well, for one, it doesn't heat-soak, for two, it has proven dyno gains under WOT, for THREE it doesn't rub against my hood....I could go on...
Bms intake better gains than injen intake ?, rub is not a problem for me doesn't kill my car, yes I agree not so good in summer but great in winter also really nice sound compared to bms intake, what else
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Bms intake better gains than injen intake ?, rub is not a problem for me doesn't kill my car, yes I agree not so good in summer but great in winter also really nice sound compared to bms intake, what else
the gains on any of the intakes are the same.
give or take a few hp.
if u stack them with a tune - then forgetabout it.
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Bms intake better gains than injen intake ?, rub is not a problem for me doesn't kill my car, yes I agree not so good in summer but great in winter also really nice sound compared to bms intake, what else
the gains on any of the intakes are the same.
give or take a few hp.
if u stack them with a tune - then forgetabout it.
So basically FBO is best with stock intake
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I bought and installed the hood insulation from Maranello. I'm running BMS instake, but this may help with your setup.
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