Epp intake install

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  1. Shokev

    Shokev SHO Member

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    Having trouble with the rear intake going into rear turbo coupler anybody have advice ?


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    Lube it. Yeah, it was a bitch on mine too. I also reused the OEM worm gear clamp for the coupler to turbo attachment.
     
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    Should i use it with the coupler that came with the filter. When i use the coupler it make the rear pipe not line up with the hot pipe?


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    Or should i just use it without


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    Mine was an earlier Gen 2 dual CAI. It took quite a bit of fitting and in the end, for the airbox to line up with the air inlet opening I had to shift it about 1" to right (along with cutting about 2" off the tubes that enter the air filter.
    My car is a PP and the area at the rear turbo inlet is particularly tight to get to, might have been better on a lift. That's really the only fight I had besides trying to install the silicone fitting on the rear turbo/tube dry. With a little lube it slipped right on. The clamp provided with the the CAI was a bit wide at the turbo inlet, so I used the factory clamp.
    And to answer your second question, yes, I like things to look right and the CAI sat at an odd angle to the hotpipes. That was the reason that I cut 2" off the end that's attached the the filter to keep all the pipes parallel and the clamps outside the filter box.

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    A drop in k&n will slip in way easier.
    And you can use the lube for other things @bpd1151
     
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