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    Jan 2005

    Need Feed back.

    Would it be any better to run a CAI into my carb with the civic adapter, than it would be just to leave the carb open with the screen for a filter.



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    shepherd79's Avatar
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    Apr 2002
    01 Civic lx auto; 03 Accord EX
    Falling Waters, WV USA
    of cource it would be better. you need a filter, you don't want anything end up inside your engine and cause some huge problems. plus if you run with open carb, you will be sucking all the hot air from the engine.

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    LXi User BlueBead's Avatar
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    '87 Carbed Hatch(RIP), 88 FI sedan w/ power group, '73 Jag w/ 350lump
    Vancouver Island BC
    What he said!
    or you could always do a hoodcoop!
    The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard;
    And the stupid people are breeding......

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    A20A1's Avatar
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    Sep 2001
    2006 Chevy Cobalt LS
    Kaneohe, Hawaii, United States
    the screen is not a filter, it's a screen... most it'll save you from is a rock, a large filter will be better...

    One thing about adding an intake is it increases the vacuum signal... this helps the secondary work better.

    The plenum of the civic air box above the TB is smaller then our plenum helping top end... also having and intake will give you lower air temps and help straighten out the flow.
    The plenum size above a carb is not to be confused with the intake manifold plenum size of an EFI system... which would get more top end from a larger plenum.
    - llia

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