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I purchased the weapon Intake, cool air and ram air kit a while ago. . The intake was easy to install. No problems. What I'm confused on is how do I install this cool air kit to protect it from the heat. Problem 1. If you don't bolt it on, it looks like it will rattle like crazy. If you bolt it on some how the bolts they give you arn't long enough. I'm not worried about the Ram air until after I get this installed. RAM air is going to take awhile.

Thanks to anyone who can help.
 
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I agree, with the longer bolts plan,and as for the ram air part . Try removing your drivers side head light assembly. that should give you a realy good look at the factory intake hole in the unibody, as well as the front fasica and nose area, i just had mine out yesterday, too change the bulbs and was thinking about a ram air set up , cause of the space. GOOD LUCK

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Ram-air kit how to:

1) Remove airbox (or aftermarket filter on intake)...This is just to give you some extra room to work. (If you REALLY need some extra "elbow room" you can remove the battery & fuse box too.)
2) Remove DS (driver's side) wheel & inner fender skirt.
3) Remove lower radiator splash shield.
4) Remove tow-strap hook from lower front subframe.
5) Remove all inner fender stock plastic intake pieces.
6) Run ducting through hole in inner DS fender, down through fender, and place end of ducting next to DS foglight (behind stock lower grill opening).
7) Attach scoop to ducting (using supplied clamp) and then attach scoop to lower DS grill (I used zip-ties).
8) Re-install aftermarket filter and attach other end of ducting to filter using supplied adapter plate & clamp.
9) Re-install lower radiator splash shield, inner fender skirt, and wheel (DO NOT replace tow-strap hook...you'll need the extra room).
DONE!

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awesome how to! Do you really feel any gains with that kind of setup? I was always wondering about that ram-air kit.

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Thanks...just hope it helps some people out there!
I don't know about "gains" (since I haven't dynoed it), but the biggest difference is that it eliminated the heat soak problems I was having when used in conjunction with the CAB. (It gets HOT here in far west Texas!) I imagine that I may have picked up 2-5 hp...not great gains, but anything is better than heatsoak!
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thx for your help. I'll go get the stuff at ace hardware soon. cool air 1st. then ram air when i have nothing that needs to be done all day. heat is a huge problem for me right now w/ nothing to cover the intake.
 
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