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I don't have the car here so I need to know from those who have gone the CAI route, what is the inside diameter of the elbow that is located up top near the throttle body. I want to retain the elbow for now and just need a reference point. Thanks in advance.
 

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nobody?
 

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Sorry I'm not in a position to take mine off at the moment to check. Are you making a home-made CIA???
 

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I only ask because I've though about it too...since $300 is a lot for a couple feet of pipe and a filter. My only concern was how to effectively mount the air sensor nub/nipple/pokey out part for the hose
 

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Hose diameter is 1&1/8 inch if that helps.
He is looking for the MAIN diameter of the intake elbow...thats about 3" or so...not the air sensor one...dont let my rambling confuse the issue
 

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Yes, but the OTHER end, he said he wants to keep the elbow, isnt the other end much larger...or am I mis-remembering...it has been 2 days since I had mine appart LOL
 
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Thanks Tweak. Mike you're right, I need the other side of that elbow. I would think it's 2.5 inches? Mike I have made setups for some of my other turbo cars befor that may not have looked pretty, but were functional. The Fiat deserves pretty and functional. The goal is to get the coolest feed of air without locating the filter behind the fender liner.
 

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I made one and if you go to a speed shop you can get a hose barb with a rubber grommet to attach the pcv system into the main intake pipe.
 

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I made one and if you go to a speed shop you can get a hose barb with a rubber grommet to attach the pcv system into the main intake pipe.
Got a pic of the set up?
 

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Got a pic of the set up?
car is stored for winter but I need to go and start it very soon to keep oil in the valvetrain. I might go and take a pic/ start it up tonight. I will remove the bung and take a pic. I cannot remember the brand name right now. total cost with a new cheapo filter was $60 for aluminum pipe and bung, filter, silicone coupler and clamps. Note I have ordered a RRM intake to replace this one I made. I havent installed it yet as its in storage.
 

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Ok, thanks
 

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Vehicle Auto part Engine Car Hood first is the whole ugly but functional thing.
Next is an upside down shot so you can see the heater hose I got to match up to the stock pcv hose(has the size and brand on it). I used a plastic barb fitting that came in the heater hose kit.
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Most interesting is the metal hose barb I got from a local speed shop.
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it goes into the intake pipe with a rubber grommet(seen in the last photo), other end goes into the hose.
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the metal bits are an aluminum pipe from the speed shop, a pipe size changer for exhaust systems, and a silicone coupler with clamps. the filter is probably too small for the car, it is for a 1800cc motorcycle so why not? As I stated before its coming off as I have a RRM intake. and yes the sound was louder and my butt dyno liked my crappy DIY intake.
 

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View attachment 1755 first is the whole ugly but functional thing.
Next is an upside down shot so you can see the heater hose I got to match up to the stock pcv hose(has the size and brand on it). I used a plastic barb fitting that came in the heater hose kit.
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Most interesting is the metal hose barb I got from a local speed shop.
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it goes into the intake pipe with a rubber grommet(seen in the last photo), other end goes into the hose.
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the metal bits are an aluminum pipe from the speed shop, a pipe size changer for exhaust systems, and a silicone coupler with clamps. the filter is probably too small for the car, it is for a 1800cc motorcycle so why not? As I stated before its coming off as I have a RRM intake. and yes the sound was louder and my butt dyno liked my crappy DIY intake.
Thanks, really appreciate it. Gives me food for thought.
 
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