Thread: CAI on a wrx
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Old 02-03-2005, 12:11 PM   #20
kool168
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Originally Posted by 420WRX
I'm running straight 4" pipe into the fender and I've just got some patches to keep the intake from sucking in too much hot engine air. I put a bit of a twist on the usual snorkus removal, and I took out the black plastic under-hood scoop thing that directs air(and water) into the fender.

I could be wrong, but lately when I'm really going for it the car seems to be 'mushy' at peak output, almost like it's running rich or something.

So I was thinking I should try to add the scoop back in but I want to avoid having it installed on a rainy day.. Argh!
i assume those subaru techician who designed our cars are much smarter than most of us. so "the black plastic under-hood scoop thing that directs air" shouldn't direct water... even if it does direct the water in there and it won't do any harm to our cars. there must be a purpose for that thing under the hood otherwise they wouldn't put it there.
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