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Old 11-25-2010, 07:03 PM   #1
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Cold Air Intakes?

I just bought a new SS and love it.... Just wondering if anybody out there has an opinion about Cold Air Intakes? Are they worth the money?
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Old 11-25-2010, 07:09 PM   #2
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I just bought a new SS and love it.... Just wondering if anybody out there has an opinion about Cold Air Intakes? Are they worth the money?
Absolutely. Give this a read. It will help you make an informed decision. We see the best results from the CAI Inc system. Feel free to hit me up if you have any questions.
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Old 11-25-2010, 07:13 PM   #3
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yes worth it,,,i like injen, but i would have gotten a CAI (cold air intake company) one if they were available to me at the time. good luck..but worth the dough..
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Old 11-25-2010, 07:25 PM   #4
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another vote for a CAI.

IMO dyno's numbers don't really give the full picture.

usually 10-15rwhp are the most you'll see on a stock car, but there are so many other things that come with the CAI, better throttle response, sound, efficiency and its a near necessity if you are ever going to do any exhaust mods.

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Old 11-25-2010, 07:25 PM   #5
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I have a CAI, Inc. CAI and an ADM Air scoop waiting for my car to arrive.

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Old 11-25-2010, 07:30 PM   #6
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Do a search on here for the janetty racing review of various CAI's...really informative, with actual dyno #'s
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Old 11-25-2010, 07:37 PM   #8
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Here you go if you wanna read up on it:
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48202

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...annetty+racing

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...annetty+racing
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Old 11-25-2010, 07:42 PM   #9
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I plan on going with the vararam intake
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Old 11-25-2010, 08:00 PM   #10
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Had a CAI first but really liking the new VaraRam now.
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Old 11-25-2010, 08:03 PM   #11
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I got the rotofab in carbon fiber and i love it
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Old 11-25-2010, 08:28 PM   #12
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I just bought a new SS and love it.... Just wondering if anybody out there has an opinion about Cold Air Intakes? Are they worth the money?
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Old 11-26-2010, 10:45 AM   #13
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I'm going with the Vararam. Ordered it Tuesday. It seems to be more of a direct path and all cold air.
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Old 11-26-2010, 01:56 PM   #14
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I have the CAI and ADM Scoop and love it!
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Old 11-26-2010, 04:13 PM   #15
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Might want to watch this video - http://admperformance.com/products.p...58&product=249

Seperatly purchased this box contains over $700 in product.

I would be glad to answer any of your questions....
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Old 11-26-2010, 05:13 PM   #16
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I'm going with the Vararam. Ordered it Tuesday. It seems to be more of a direct path and all cold air.
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Might want to watch this video - http://admperformance.com/products.p...58&product=249

Seperatly purchased this box contains over $700 in product.

I would be glad to answer any of your questions....
This is an awesome deal for 399. I recently purchased it and did a little custom paint work too.

You get both the street and race versions. I installed the street now and when I get some time to install the scoop I'll switch over to the race verson. Best of both worlds...
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Old 11-26-2010, 07:19 PM   #18
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^^^ that is a beautiful engine bay.
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That does look great.

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Old 11-26-2010, 07:28 PM   #20
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That does look great.

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Thank you sirs... The ADM install this weekend set it off nicely.

Here's the other half...
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Old 11-26-2010, 07:33 PM   #21
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Wow! I have to ask. Do you drive your car much? It looks better than new. Under my hood is filthy, but I drive it 300+ miles a week. Yesterday was it's first time in heavy snow and sleet. Heavy in the air not really sticking to the road though.

The ADM looks great with everything else.
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Wow! I have to ask. Do you drive your car much? It looks better than new. Under my hood is filthy, but I drive it 300+ miles a week. Yesterday was it's first time in heavy snow and sleet. Heavy in the air not really sticking to the road though.

The ADM looks great with everything else.
LOL... it's a daily driver, we do have lots of rain down here but no snow. Our Camaro club is always meeting for shows and stuff so I keep it clean...

Andy also sent me a Polished tube, but I think the IOM came out nice. Also swapped out the black catch can today for a Chrome one.

I'm thinking a Polished Whipple up top will be the final touch this spring...
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LOL... it's a daily driver, we do have lots of rain down here but no snow. Our Camaro club is always meeting for shows and stuff so I keep it clean...

Andy also sent me a Polished tube, but I think the IOM came out nice. Also swapped out the black catch can today for a Chrome one.

I'm thinking a Polished Whipple up top will be the final touch this spring...
You certainly do a great job of keep it clean. And you are right about the polished whipple.
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MLEE, Nice look. I'm more in thinking the Vararam will out perform the others though. but still a Hell of a nice look.
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MLEE, Nice look. I'm more in thinking the Vararam will out perform the others though. but still a Hell of a nice look.
I think you're right... I've run Vararam, Hennessey, LMR and now ADM. (was really sold on ADM from the beginning)

Sounds like Vararam has got it dialed in now. They are local here and both Patrick and Steven are awesome guys. Good choice...
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