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Old 04-22-2003, 10:42 AM   #1
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I recently bought a Cobb CAI from a someone... the car was totaled due to front-end damage. The only problem with the intake was the plastic housing for the filter was gouged, so I decided to replace it to be on the safe side.

After talking with Cobb, I found that I could only get the PRM housing/filter assembly together, so I ordered that up. I now have all the parts and want to throw it in the car, but have a question.

Does the filter come prepared and ready to go, or do I need to oil it before putting it in? The filter looks like it has a reddish tinge to it (how I think it's supposed to look when it is oiled), but I honestly don't know what it should look like dirty or clean. The filter didn't really come with any instructions, so I wanna make sure before the install. I did some searching, but didn't really see anything except comparisons between CAI systems. Thanks.
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Old 04-22-2003, 10:54 AM   #2
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non oiled filters are white... the oil makes them kinda wine colored... sounds like it is ready to go...
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Old 04-22-2003, 03:52 PM   #3
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Exactly what Danz said. If the filter is red, it's good. If it's white, it needs recharged.


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Old 04-22-2003, 05:10 PM   #4
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Cool... thanks for the response. I will be putting it on as soon as I can find my damn utility knife to cut new hoses!
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Old 04-22-2003, 05:22 PM   #5
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Cool... thanks for the response. I will be putting it on as soon as I can find my damn utility knife to cut new hoses!
do you perhaps have some extra hose... I need like a foot in a half of silicone hose... if ya do, I'd be interested...
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Old 04-22-2003, 05:47 PM   #6
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I doubt I will have any extra. I got what Cobb told me I would need. I will see what I end up with though.
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Old 04-22-2003, 09:40 PM   #7
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how much did you buy your housing/filter assembly for? think that was the cheapest?
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Old 04-22-2003, 09:57 PM   #8
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According to Cobb, I had the option of buying it from them or directly from PRM for $139. I chose to buy it from Cobb partially because I want to support Vendors who support our cars, and partially because I figured it would be cheaper/less of a hassle to ship it from SLC than from Ontario.
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