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Old 11-26-2003, 09:25 PM   #1
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Talking cobb cai question - warning dumb

Hmm, just bought used COBB cai...looks like its an older model (its been through two owners before me). The filter housing is kinda cracked and the small pipe that fits into is either missing a piece or doesnt fit so great on an 02 RS.

Question: can i remove that small tube and drive like that safely with a small performance decrease? (remove the piece connects the fender hole to the filter portion)

Question 2: will cobb sell me a new filter housing and small pipe connection apparatus for a reasonable price (fyi: they wanted 140 for a new filter !!!) OR is there a cheap solution to either pieces

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Old 11-26-2003, 09:33 PM   #2
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I think if you remove the small tube after the filter, that would kinda defeat the purpose of a cold air intake since its not taking the cold air from the fenders. It would be more like having a short ram.
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Old 11-26-2003, 09:35 PM   #3
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I think if you remove the small tube after the filter, that would kinda defeat the purpose of a cold air intake since its not taking the cold air from the fenders. It would be more like having a short ram.
yah but that piece is not sitting / aligining right

the filter housing is cracked; its putting more stress on it; and im worried its gonna damage the $140 filter...


just until i can get areplacement i guess...
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Old 11-26-2003, 09:54 PM   #4
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I would repair the filter w/any abs chunks you can find, cut a piece off your stock intake. And Glue it with JBweld. Then use 3" ABS pipe, or Even PVC (should be OK) to go from the filter to the fender.
Cobb will probably charge you an arm and a leg!

Get creative!
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Old 11-27-2003, 12:15 AM   #5
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you could try to go over their heads and go straight to PRM. Search it on google. They actually make the intake for Cobb so they'd probably know what the deal is better than anyone else.

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Old 11-27-2003, 09:06 AM   #6
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now im scared to buy a used intake -_-
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Old 11-27-2003, 10:51 AM   #7
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now im scared to buy a used intake -_-
which btw I have a ganzflow powder coated red in perfect condition if anyone is interested. and aK&N filter.
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Old 11-27-2003, 12:39 PM   #8
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PRM makes Cobb's FILTER since its a patented product and works well.

The rest of Cobb's intake was designed by them for optimal flow.
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