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    wait4me CAI parts question

    Not sure if I'm missing a part. Is the wait4me CAI supposed to come with a 45 degree plastic fitting that goes into the hump hose for the PCV connector? I don't see how it'll work otherwise. I have it kinked so much it can't be right. Is this kit supposed to come with instructions? Anyone? Thanks in advance.


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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

    Pull the stock plastic adapter out of the factory unit.

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    I knew enough to do that. It just doesn't mate properly. My PCV line sticks up higher now so I can't put the engine cover back on. I'll take a pic in a little bit.

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

    I think I have my hose section rotated a little more counter clockwise from standing on the drivers side. The bend is 90 degrees but it's not pinched at all.

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

    Thanks for the pics Drum. The nipple on my hump hose looks shorter than yours.
    I don't think mine is crimped all the way but it does seem like there's a lot of stress on the tube and the hose. Do you think I'll be ok?

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

    Looks bad to me. I'd put it back to stock until you can get an answer.

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

    Was there ever a definitive answer on this? I also ordered a kit and mine does not have this piece either so I assume you dont need it, but if you look on Lingenfelters site they show it in the picture as a required part? Anyone get this piece with Wait4me CAI? Thanks.

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    Nope, Jesse never responded. :shrug: Did yours come with instructions?

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

    Pics of my setup:




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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

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    Nope, Jesse never responded. :shrug: Did yours come with instructions?
    No, no instructions either!! Doesn't look like drumstix has one. I'm just going to call Jesse and see if i can get an answer. I'll post if i do.

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

    I see that you do not have the 45 degree hose connection............. from where the fresh air PCV tubes connect to CAI.

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

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    I see that you do not have the 45 degree hose connection............. from where the fresh air PCV tubes connect to CAI.
    Yes, thats the part. It looks like you have it, so i'm assuming that you need it?

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

    Just spoke to Jesse, he said that you do not need the piece. Said to just heat up the stock one and will mate no problem. Case closed i suppose

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    Re: wait4me CAI parts question

    Just answered the PM I received on this. I did not receive a 45 either. It fits without it. I have pictures if anyone needs them. I just pulled mine off and installed a different one. Dynoing on Friday.

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