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Old 01 Apr 2004, 11:42 am
Leon R
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Default Re: K&N filter for my civic? please help!

Ok, thanks for your help guys! (not to sure what that stuff about
500somthing on a 200 was all about?)

Will probably still get a 1.6 vtec 57i kit at some point.
I notice some people are saying that these induction kits are a gimmick, yet
i meet others who say it does help a fair bit (quicker throttle response
etc). I guess it depends on the car? a civic vti may not be effected, but a
1.5ils might find an induction kit a benefit or vice versa?

I figured that my civic is plenty fast enough for me, but thought an
induction kit might be a good starting point to learn about cars and maybe
make it a bit more personalised.

Cheers
Leon

"Sean D" <davidson_design@comcast.net> wrote in message
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> It really a shame that some peopl think their shit doesnt stink when all
> they are is a bag of hot air "like a big ****ing FART"
>
> "I'm Right" <ImRight@urWrong.net> wrote in message
> news:qnHac.3728$se6.3097@newssvr24.news.prodigy.co m...
> > gee a 500 cfm filter on a 200 cfm motor.
> > put a 1000 cfm fart can on it and really go fast,
> > BAAAAAAAA
> >
> > "Leon R" <leon.rhatigan@gmx.net> wrote in message
> > news:c4fbot$i7i$1@news8.svr.pol.co.uk...
> > > I have been looking at getting a K&N induction kit for my civic (57i

> kit).
> > > The car is a 96 1.5i LS VTEC , but i cant find the 57i kit for it (k&n

> say
> > > they dont make one). Ive seen the same car with a 57i fitted however.
> > >
> > >
> > > Is their another kit that would fit? maybe the 1.6 vtec kit?
> > >
> > > Any help appreciated!
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > >

> >
> >

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Old 01 Apr 2004, 12:59 pm
Jim Yanik
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"Leon R" <leon.rhatigan@gmx.net> wrote in
news:c4hkab$dt4$1@news6.svr.pol.co.uk:

> Ok, thanks for your help guys! (not to sure what that stuff about
> 500somthing on a 200 was all about?)
>
> Will probably still get a 1.6 vtec 57i kit at some point.
> I notice some people are saying that these induction kits are a
> gimmick, yet i meet others who say it does help a fair bit (quicker
> throttle response etc). I guess it depends on the car? a civic vti may
> not be effected, but a 1.5ils might find an induction kit a benefit or
> vice versa?
>
> I figured that my civic is plenty fast enough for me, but thought an
> induction kit might be a good starting point to learn about cars and
> maybe make it a bit more personalised.
>
> Cheers
> Leon


Your "induction kit" should include a lot more than just a replacement air
filter.You should also have some smooth-wall piping,some couplers(urethane
or silicone rubber),hose clamps,and directions on what to remove and how
the plumbing goes.

I had to guess what went where with my $60 Bomz cold air induction
'kit',and what intake plumbing to remove,and how to access it for removal.

Keep in mind a true CAI will give better performance than a short ram
setup,unless you drive around with no hood,or install a hood scoop.


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Old 02 Apr 2004, 10:35 pm
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"Jim Yanik" <jyanik@abuse.gov> wrote in message
news:Xns94BE8E58BC7B1jyanikkuanet@204.117.192.21.. .
> "Leon R" <leon.rhatigan@gmx.net> wrote in
> news:c4hkab$dt4$1@news6.svr.pol.co.uk:

[snip]
>
> I had to guess what went where with my $60 Bomz cold air induction
> 'kit',and what intake plumbing to remove,and how to access it for removal.
>
> Keep in mind a true CAI will give better performance than a short ram
> setup,unless you drive around with no hood,or install a hood scoop.
>
>
> --
> Jim Yanik
> jyanik-at-kua.net



Oh wow. Cool---I'm not the only one who bought a BOMZ short-ram intake. I
got one about 2months ago for my '92 Teg. I was wondering also about
reprogramming the ECU. I bought a reprogrammed ECU off EBay(I know--I got
scammed, right?), & had that installed (not by me) beforeI installed the
intake. After that, I installed the intake myself & did what the BOMZ
instructions said about letting the ECU "re-learn" the new intake setup. I
pulled the negative cable off the battery for 10 minutes. My car sounds so
much better with that new intake. Not bad for $30. The chip was $15. The
chip seems to have made my car more touchy while in 1st, ~ 5-10 MPH, for
whatever reason, though. Oh well. I'm not trying to win any trophies or
anything. Just having fun here.


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Old 03 Apr 2004, 10:06 am
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"rastapasta" <NOSPAM_rastapasta @ ev1.net_NOSPAM> wrote in
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>
> "Jim Yanik" <jyanik@abuse.gov> wrote in message
> news:Xns94BE8E58BC7B1jyanikkuanet@204.117.192.21.. .
>> "Leon R" <leon.rhatigan@gmx.net> wrote in
>> news:c4hkab$dt4$1@news6.svr.pol.co.uk:

> [snip]
>>
>> I had to guess what went where with my $60 Bomz cold air induction
>> 'kit',and what intake plumbing to remove,and how to access it for
>> removal.
>>
>> Keep in mind a true CAI will give better performance than a short ram
>> setup,unless you drive around with no hood,or install a hood scoop.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Jim Yanik
>> jyanik-at-kua.net

>
>
> Oh wow. Cool---I'm not the only one who bought a BOMZ short-ram
> intake.


Mine's not the short ram,it's the longer cold air induction,has a lot more
plumbing.I had to remove the resonator chamber,the air filter plenum,and
some piping.The filter is in the right front fender,low,behind the
headlights.

I got one about 2months ago for my '92 Teg. I was wondering
> also about reprogramming the ECU. I bought a reprogrammed ECU off
> EBay(I know--I got scammed, right?)


My ECU got stolen two years ago.Maybe it's yours? ;-}

, & had that installed (not by me)
> beforeI installed the intake. After that, I installed the intake
> myself & did what the BOMZ instructions said about letting the ECU
> "re-learn" the new intake setup. I pulled the negative cable off the
> battery for 10 minutes. My car sounds so much better with that new
> intake. Not bad for $30. The chip was $15. The chip seems to have made
> my car more touchy while in 1st, ~ 5-10 MPH, for whatever reason,
> though. Oh well. I'm not trying to win any trophies or anything. Just
> having fun here.
>
>
>


I really didn't care about the 'sound'.I wanted more power,and got a really
nice increase with the CAI.Quite a noticeable increase in low end,too.
At least you got instructions with your kit,mine had none.But it wasn't
that hard to figure out.

Now if you like to tinker,build a box around your short ram's filter,with a
4" dryer flexible vent pipe going around to in front of the radiator.
Having COLD air makes a BIG difference in power.Under-hood air is much
hotter than what you get from in front of the grille.
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Old 03 Apr 2004, 11:49 am
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"Jim Yanik" <jyanik@abuse.gov> wrote in message
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[snip]
> >

>
> I really didn't care about the 'sound'.I wanted more power,and got a

really
> nice increase with the CAI.Quite a noticeable increase in low end,too.
> At least you got instructions with your kit,mine had none.But it wasn't
> that hard to figure out.
>
> Now if you like to tinker,build a box around your short ram's filter,with

a
> 4" dryer flexible vent pipe going around to in front of the radiator.
> Having COLD air makes a BIG difference in power.Under-hood air is much
> hotter than what you get from in front of the grille.
> --
> Jim Yanik
> jyanik-at-kua.net



Sorry to hear about yor ECU. Yeah, I didn't really care about the sound
necessarily myself--just wanted some extra power, too, but I got the extra
power and it sounds better (than it did). I know about cold-air. I was going
to do that, but I'm not very technical mechanically speaking, & wanted to do
this on my own, & I just got the short-ram. I was going to go cold-air, but
I'm a student & am out of work (on unemployment) due to medical problems, so
money doesn't grow on trees for me. I wanted something cheap. $30 isn't bad
for an intake upgrade. Did you get an air-bypass valve for your cold-air
intake? Again--I'm not trying to win any trophies here. Just having fun, &
trying to learn more about my Teg. I'm now waiting on an OBX cat-back
exhaust Type-H kit. I found that for ~$250. It's stainless steel/street
legal. My muffler is going bad. It's basically staock. I was so close to
saying f'-it & buy a G'Reddy cat-back for $500. I know I said I'm not rich,
but I want something good for my exhaust, & found the OBX kit for half of
G'Reddy's kit. Next is prolly headers after exhaust. Thanx for responding to
my BS.


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Old 03 Apr 2004, 08:47 pm
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"rastapasta" <NOSPAM_rastapasta @ ev1.net_NOSPAM> wrote in
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> Sorry to hear about yor ECU. Yeah, I didn't really care about the
> sound necessarily myself--just wanted some extra power, too, but I got
> the extra power and it sounds better (than it did). I know about
> cold-air. I was going to do that, but I'm not very technical
> mechanically speaking, & wanted to do this on my own, & I just got the
> short-ram. I was going to go cold-air, but I'm a student & am out of
> work (on unemployment) due to medical problems, so money doesn't grow
> on trees for me. I wanted something cheap. $30 isn't bad for an intake
> upgrade. Did you get an air-bypass valve for your cold-air intake?


No.And I live in central Florida,where rain is an everyday thing for
several months.I just don't drive through unknown puddles.Been two years
now,no problems yet.


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Old 03 Apr 2004, 09:27 pm
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"Jim Yanik" <jyanik@abuse.gov> wrote in message
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> No.And I live in central Florida,where rain is an everyday thing for
> several months.I just don't drive through unknown puddles.Been two years
> now,no problems yet.
>
>
> --
> Jim Yanik
> jyanik-at-kua.net



Really? Ebay has 'em cheap, around $15 or so. (for 2"-3" pipes). Forida?
Rain? You can just put a nice Psilocybin mushroom in the pipe, & that works
great. If that doesn't work for you, then you can always send me the
mushrooms (spore syringe, only, of course. I wouldn't want to break the
law).


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