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Old 05-01-2013, 12:53 PM   #18
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Great video, but the included instructions ARE straight forward. I don't know how anybody could screw it up. 45-60 minute install tops. Good job Roto-Fab!
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Old 05-01-2013, 02:54 PM   #19
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Very infomative. Geting ready to do mine this week. Can you tell me the order of install with the WW reservoir relocation, CAI, and the big gulp? I think somebody on the thread had said he might do it differently if doing it again. looked easy though.
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Old 05-02-2013, 01:47 PM   #20
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Very infomative. Geting ready to do mine this week. Can you tell me the order of install with the WW reservoir relocation, CAI, and the big gulp? I think somebody on the thread had said he might do it differently if doing it again. looked easy though.
A few have said the reservoir is easier to engage the bottom mounting grommet with the factory intake removed and the Roto-fab not yet installed. If you go this route, install the tank, but don't route the tank outlet hose to the pump until after you have installed the air box as the line will run along the bottom of the air box, then drop down to the pump.

The WW pump itself may be easier to mount before installing the Big Gulp.

Another thing to keep in mind during the process- iif you have the stock WW reservoir completely out of the way before installing the Roto-fab, you have the possibility of damaging the pleates of the filter with the neck of the WW reservoir during removal.

Aside from these minor points, I don't think the install order really is too important. If you have any pointers after doing yours, please share them as you certainly arent' the first to ask.
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:35 PM   #21
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I know lots of folks have purchased the Roto Fab CAI. I'm getting closer to putting in my order, but does it really increase power? I've read an increase of approx 20/22 HP. And does that increase affect the exhaust sound. Faster and louder, that gets a sale from me. I don't want anything that effects my warranty so this intake sounds like a good deal. Any feedback is truly appreciated. The longer you've had it installed the better, really like to hear your opinion.
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:18 PM   #22
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I know lots of folks have purchased the Roto Fab CAI. I'm getting closer to putting in my order, but does it really increase power? I've read an increase of approx 20/22 HP. And does that increase affect the exhaust sound. Faster and louder, that gets a sale from me. I don't want anything that effects my warranty so this intake sounds like a good deal. Any feedback is truly appreciated. The longer you've had it installed the better, really like to hear your opinion.
There is a great gain to be had with this system. Here is a dyno sheet from a bone stock ZL1 overlapped with another run 30 minutes apart after installation of the Roto-Fab intake system. Keep in mind this dyno was done with the hood up, but I would expect similar gains coupled with the Big Gulp at freeway speeds.


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Old 05-03-2013, 07:46 PM   #23
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I know lots of folks have purchased the Roto Fab CAI. I'm getting closer to putting in my order, but does it really increase power? I've read an increase of approx 20/22 HP. And does that increase affect the exhaust sound. Faster and louder, that gets a sale from me. I don't want anything that effects my warranty so this intake sounds like a good deal. Any feedback is truly appreciated. The longer you've had it installed the better, really like to hear your opinion.


Are you serious or joking around? You post here everyday as do I and I know you have read the numerous praises for the Roto-Fab intake? You have seen the same before and after charts? Just buy the damn thing already, how many posts have you read that are titled, "I removed my Roto-Fab because it didn't do exactly what the others have said"?

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Old 05-03-2013, 08:04 PM   #24
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So do suggest going all the way. Big Gulp, Reservoir kit, and CAI? I at least got the catch can finally ordered!
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:07 PM   #25
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...ordered a Roto-Fab ZL1 CAI from Phastek yesterday....sounds like this is the ticket by all accounts, can't wait to get it on....figuratively,...and literally...
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:17 PM   #26
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Loved the install video. Anyone install the Big Gulp and/or Reservoir Kit? I think I can handle the CAI install, looks doable, but not sure of what all is involved the Big Gulp and Reservoir Kit. Easy or sort to complicated?
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:25 PM   #27
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Are you serious or joking around? You post here everyday as do I and I know you have read the numerous praises for the Roto-Fab intake? You have seen the same before and after charts? Just buy the damn thing already, how many posts have you read that are titled, "I removed my Roto-Fab because it didn't do exactly what the others have said"?

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Sorry, a little loopy, major back surgery and just got out of hospital today. No driving for two weeks and can only take short rides in the passenger seat. Hopefully I will be a little better each day!
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:14 AM   #28
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Sorry, a little loopy, major back surgery and just got out of hospital today. No driving for two weeks and can only take short rides in the passenger seat. Hopefully I will be a little better each day!
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:52 PM   #29
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Ordered mine yesterday. Can't wait to get it and install.
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Old 05-04-2013, 03:18 PM   #30
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Sorry, a little loopy, major back surgery and just got out of hospital today. No driving for two weeks and can only take short rides in the passenger seat. Hopefully I will be a little better each day!
What did you have done? On my 3rd back surgery recovery myself so I feel your pain literally and with not being able to hop in the Z and carve corners for a while. Get well soon
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Old 05-04-2013, 04:24 PM   #31
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Old 05-04-2013, 05:22 PM   #32
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So the Tee That came with cai, One side is for breather canister the other is for a catch can is this correct
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Old 05-06-2013, 10:41 AM   #33
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So the Tee That came with cai, One side is for breather canister the other is for a catch can is this correct
Correct, we had many of you contact us asking if we could come up with something so you guys can run your catch cans. The "T" fitting is used only when you need a 2nd port location. For those of you not running catch cans, use the supplied 90 as shown in your instruction packet.

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Old 05-21-2013, 04:51 PM   #34
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