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Should I get The Place Racing's CAI or Hotshot's? What's the difference?
 

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I have the PR CAI, and so far I love it. I didn't have any problems with it fitting either. If you ever come up to an autocross, I'll let you hear it sing.
 
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Ohh come on Jacen theres nothing wrong with it
The high ports have to have that shape because of TB placement. it has to come up to clear the bulge were the wheel well is.then around and down to the fender well. its a tight fit. and the only way it fits.
I think its fine cause its loud
 

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so for my 92 I should look at getting TPR? I've heard some discontent with their service...
 

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one work for their service, ASS
it fits good, looks good, and sounds good, but getting it is one thing. (unless you live in socal)
 

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Mike Jez has one on his. The chrome is NICE dude
. Seems to fit well too, although his battery is in the trunk and he has like nothing on the driver's side of the engine bay except the CAI
 

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They both sound pretty sweet. I was following Nick (sakerocket) home from the drag strip. I follow him around the turn onto the entrance ramp. We both floor it and i think we were at the same rpm because I could here both cars resonate at the same time. It was really really cool
 

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hmmmmmmmmm, so the consensus is???? Hotshot? or The Place Racing? My decision rides on you guys! And I want it pretty soon! And I want the best performance, etc.!

Thanks for all the input,
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As long as other high port owners are happy with the fit, they should be the same (or really really close) for performance. So it depends on what finish you want.

I did have customer service/delivery problems with place racing but it was part of a group deal. If you order one, make sure all the pieces are in stock and ready to ship.
 

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The HS CAI is chrome. The PR CAI comes in yellow, blue, and red (I think). So I think your decision hinges on that fact.

If that's not correct please correct me, just talking out of my ass here
 
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Not all HS are chrome. I am pretty sure it is polished not chrome? I also have the HS and it is silver ceramic coated. It took a long time for delvery on mine but, mine was also part of a group deal (44 people I think) I think it comes down to price, and as jacen99SE said what finish you want. I belive you can only get the PR powder coated in several differant colors and the Hs is only polished or ceramic coated silver.

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My CAI used to be blue, but I painted it gray/silver. I personally went with this one, because I didn't like how the red ones looked on the cars I saw in TX. Here's what it looks like now. To see a before picture, I think Mike G. has one becuase it used to be his

 

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have I mentioned that you guys kick ass? No? Well, ya'll do. I appreciate the plethora of helpful information...
 

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I have the HS cai..and yes its ALL chrome in the outside and just steel on the inside. ..Very attractive piece under the hood. Ive had it so far for about 5 months and check it once in a while inside the tube for rust..and so far not one speck! Ive driven through rain and hit some deep puddles and still no rust..( I know your not suppose to but, i did it). Ive had no problems converting it to a Warm air system and vise versa its very easy to work with. I got the highport setup just in case anybody was wondering.
 
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I have tried to turn my HS to the warm air set up with no luck. Is i possible? Could someone give me some tips?
 

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Changing the HS CAI to a warm air setup..lets see..I have the JWT airfilter and the Tenzo filter..both will work but the Tenzo filter is kinda tight. I use the Tenzo filter as my Warm air so all i have to do is drop the lower half pipe and slap on the Tenzo filter on to the maf adaptor.
First thing i do is turn the steering wheel to the right all the way. I remove part of the splash guard so i can have access to the lower half of the filter.
Second, i loosen the fittings for the lower half of the tube.But i find it easier to loosen all of the fittings all the way up to the throttle body, so that i have a lot of play and adjustment to work with.
Third, I slide the lower half of the tube through the bottom part of the hole you cut out for the CAI.
To make things easy i usually use a light coat of (spray type) white lithium grease for all fittings. I have the Stillen GTR Front end so im not sure how much more difficult it is with the stock front end.
Total time for me for conversion is approx 20-30 mins.
 
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