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Old 01-02-2009, 01:31 PM   #1
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In layman's terms for those who may be automotively challenged (like me), what purpose does the CAI serve and how important is it to a UP upgrade? I know it's better than the OEM installation, but is it absolutely necessary?
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In layman's terms for those who may be automotively challenged (like me), what purpose does the CAI serve and how important is it to a UP upgrade? I know it's better than the OEM installation, but is it absolutely necessary?
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Old 01-02-2009, 02:24 PM   #3
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I didn't know I was automotively challenged, but maybe I am:

What is a CAI??

And what is a UP upgrade>??
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CAI - Cold Air Intake

UP ???
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by RV Roamer:
CAI - Cold Air Intake

UP ??? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

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Have you ever let your air filter get really dirty and noticed how big a difference it makes when you change it out for a new clean one? The gas mileage and pep on my little pickup started dropping off quite a bit a while back. Mileage which is usually 18 to 20 mpg in town had went to 15 or 16 mpg. I finally checked the air filter and it was real dirty. I replaced it and the next tank of fuel was back to 19 mpg, and the truck had a lot more pep.

By adding an air cleaner system that allows the engine to draw more and cleaner cool air can make a big difference too. I for one think it's as important as the reprogamming of the computer. Combined they are a big plus.
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Thanks, Bob. For the rest of you who are as automotively challenged as I, use the "find" button at the beginning of the forum and type in "Ultrapower Evaluation part II" and you will see 47 pages. I know, I've read every simgle page. Also, in addition to getting great user info there, you can zone in on the info provided by Mike Brazel, Oemy, Redlands, and DriVer for truly expert info. If you aren't interested in increasing the engine performance of your MH and possibly slightly increasing the mpg as well, there is no need to read any of the 47 pages.
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