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Old 06-26-2017, 10:21 PM   #29
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I got the chrome too-- Made a seller an offer and he bit.
The joke is on me-- My tuner says CAI brand holds too much heat in the tube and that I shoulda got plastic !!!
Live and Learn I always say !!!
Plastic heat soaks like crazy. Metal dissipates heat faster and will reach ambient temp faster than plastic. Plus if ircc CAI is coated inside to further help the inside stay cool where plastic isn't.
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Old 06-26-2017, 11:01 PM   #30
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I got the chrome too-- Made a seller an offer and he bit.
The joke is on me-- My tuner says CAI brand holds too much heat in the tube and that I shoulda got plastic !!!
Live and Learn I always say !!!
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Plastic heat soaks like crazy. Metal dissipates heat faster and will reach ambient temp faster than plastic. Plus if ircc CAI is coated inside to further help the inside stay cool where plastic isn't.
This. I'd ditch the tooner and get a tuner.
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