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So I purchased the bomz intake off ebay, it came to $63 dollars after shipping. It arrived in a timely manner, so when I got it I ripped it open and checked out all the parts. Even though I have never done an intake before I noticed a small problem, the hose provided is only 10mm in diameter and the connector for one the vacuum hoses is 15mm. So, I tried for little over an hour, thinking that somehow this hose was to stretch enough to fit on the 15mm connector. Eventually I gave up, I contacted the guy I purchased it from and told him I that it should have came with a hose atleast 15mm in size, he said he would contact bomz racing and let me know. He has been good keeping up communication, but I'm am impatient.

So the other day I took off my stock intake to see how hard it was, and too double check to see if there was any other problems I would encounter. I noticed that I was not provided with the proper nuts and bolts to attach the unit to the MAF. I also found that the 15mm hose, that I was supposed to be getting, needs to hook up to a 20mm pipe. hmmmm.....what to do? So I hoped on here and the wonderful people of the forums helped me out. I took a quick trip to Autozone and I picked up
4 nuts, bolts, and washers
12" of 1/2" heater hose (only $1 a foot)
12" of 3/4" heater hose (only $1 a foot)
Two small clamps to fit around the heater hose
Total about $10

Here is how I fixed the hose size problem, I cut off about 1" of the 1/2" heater hose and slide that onto the 15mm fitting coming off the intake. I then took the 3/4" hose and slip that right over top of the 1/2" hose and clamped it, so now you have a nice tight sill and the proper size hose to hook up to the 20mm air bypass line, I also clamped it at the other end.

From there on out it was straight forward, and I was done in about an 1 hour with the help on this injen how to . Oh, did I mention that I started this project at 9pm, and my only source of light was my flashlight. Once the intake was installed, I disconnected the battery for a short while, to reset the ECU. I only took it for a very short spin around the corner to the video store this evening, but it sounded mean, and there was a small gain in performance. I will post some more tomorrow, after I have driven it hard, since i'll always running late to work, lets see if I actually make it on time now :)

The pic below shows my hose size fix with the, 1/2" hose over the 15mm connector. If you guys have any questions I will be glad to try to answer them.
 

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Once i figured out the hose thing I was golden.
 

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Got mine today, should do the install prolly tomorrow. I'll see, it didn't even come with any nuts or bolts and only one tube?

*Heres the page with the pic of what all I got, LinkyI'm almost positive I'm missing some tubes or do I use the stocker? Nadthomas, if you have any pics of it installed or just some feedback I'd really appreciate it. I'm guessing everyone would need the tube correction?
 

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It's hooked up. Only thing is it wouldn't let my hood close at first. I just closed it anyway and it shoved it down now. I forgot to reset the computer. It was running kind of weird, I think the computer was the reason behind it. The more I drove the more it started to act right, is this common or what?

Is the car supposed to get this loud with all intakes? or is it just this one. It sort of sounds ricey, if anyone has a sound file I'd appreciate of any other intake so I can compare.
 

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Yeah I thought mine was a bit loud when I first installed it. Now it does not seem as loud, but I think I just got used to it. I like the overall sound because when you rev your engine it sounds so mean. They only problem is, I would hate for some rice to pull up next to me and then smoke me. ATX :banghead:

Be sure to disconnect you battery for a couple minutes to reset the ECU, my car ran smooth from the time I put it in.
 

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I love the High performance Induction sound. Pretty much ANY car will sound the same way with an open element filter. With Honda's tending to have 2 toned stupid loud intake because of vtec.

The great thing about the Intake is it doesnt make much noice unless you stomp on the gas
 

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I love the High performance Induction sound. Pretty much ANY car will sound the same way with an open element filter. With Honda's tending to have 2 toned stupid loud intake because of vtec.

The great thing about the Intake is it doesnt make much noice unless you stomp on the gas
 
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