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Old 02-07-2011, 09:08 AM   #1
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Cold Air Inductions?

i wanted to get an intake for my v6 camaro and i was wondering what Cold Air Inductions is and which is the best one? Can anyone tell me what is the difference between Cold Air Inductions and a K&N cold air intake? is it same thing? thank you.
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:39 AM   #2
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CAi is fantastic.
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Old 02-07-2011, 10:44 AM   #3
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Is taking the original Stock Intake system off and replacing this with an aftermarket version. Better air flow, potentially better gas mileage, for sure more HP.

There are plenty of versions on the market. All are good. Some are slightly better than others. Just depends on what you’re looking to do. Cost, installation and HP can all influence your decision.


I personally have the INJEN and love what it has done for my Camaro.
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:03 AM   #4
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Old 02-07-2011, 06:50 PM   #5
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Is taking the original Stock Intake system off and replacing this with an aftermarket version. Better air flow, potentially better gas mileage, for sure more HP.

There are plenty of versions on the market. All are good. Some are slightly better than others. Just depends on what you’re looking to do. Cost, installation and HP can all influence your decision.


I personally have the INJEN and love what it has done for my Camaro.
thank you. do you have to clean the filter often and is it hard to get the filter out since it is a long tube?
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Old 02-07-2011, 06:58 PM   #6
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I haven't purchased mine for the Camaro yet.. But the one I have on my Firebird (K&N) I tried to clean about once a month for maximum performance.
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Old 02-07-2011, 07:39 PM   #7
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thank you. do you have to clean the filter often and is it hard to get the filter out since it is a long tube?
The filter is suppose to be cleaned every 25,000 miles. I plant to clean it yearly. It won't be to difficult to remove and blow it off with an air hose.

I see that you contacted me but unfortunately with my newly acquired partial banning and suspension I am limited to reading and posting only at the moment.

So I will do my best to answer your questions here. This is what you sent me:

Hey i have the Mrt 2.0 exhaust just like you and i am about to get the INJEN CAI. Good choice

Do you feel a great speed performance increase or MPG increase after having those two mods? Yes, those are the only two changes I have and as you can see by my signature I have run a pretty respectable 1/4 mile time with these two changes. Plus my fuel economy has increased.

And does it sound a lot different with the INJEN CAI Added? Yes, have you heard my posted you tubes. Take a listen to those.

And how much does it cost to put the CAI in? The INJEN was shipped to my house for $273.00 about a year ago. Caught a good sale.

Thank you
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:18 PM   #8
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Old 02-09-2011, 07:01 AM   #9
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The filter is suppose to be cleaned every 25,000 miles. I plant to clean it yearly. It won't be to difficult to remove and blow it off with an air hose.

I see that you contacted me but unfortunately with my newly acquired partial banning and suspension I am limited to reading and posting only at the moment.

So I will do my best to answer your questions here. This is what you sent me:

Hey i have the Mrt 2.0 exhaust just like you and i am about to get the INJEN CAI. Good choice

Do you feel a great speed performance increase or MPG increase after having those two mods? Yes, those are the only two changes I have and as you can see by my signature I have run a pretty respectable 1/4 mile time with these two changes. Plus my fuel economy has increased.

And does it sound a lot different with the INJEN CAI Added? Yes, have you heard my posted you tubes. Take a listen to those.

And how much does it cost to put the CAI in? The INJEN was shipped to my house for $273.00 about a year ago. Caught a good sale.

Thank you
Thanks for the answer. It was very helpful
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:00 AM   #10
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CAI inc - Cold Air Inductions inc. is a brand of cold air intake & my choice. I consididered RotoFab (also a good choice) but ended up going with CAI inc which is currently on order. The CAI will be installed along with my Borla axle back exhaust as soon as the CAI arrives. I liked the ceramic coating on the CAI inc, not having to move the window wash bottle, the look of it & the covered filter that still has a clear view & easy access. Just my 2 cents. I'll post pics when installed.
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:13 AM   #11
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CAI inc - Cold Air Inductions inc. is a brand of cold air intake & my choice. I consididered RotoFab (also a good choice) but ended up going with CAI inc which is currently on order. The CAI will be installed along with my Borla axle back exhaust as soon as the CAI arrives. I liked the ceramic coating on the CAI inc, not having to move the window wash bottle, the look of it & the covered filter that still has a clear view & easy access. Just my 2 cents. I'll post pics when installed.
+ This. I understand the injen is better but this is a brand new car which prides itself on looks. Inductions' intake is more money but looks really, really nice imo.
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Old 02-10-2011, 01:30 PM   #12
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i wanted to get an intake for my v6 camaro and i was wondering what Cold Air Inductions is and which is the best one? Can anyone tell me what is the difference between Cold Air Inductions and a K&N cold air intake? is it same thing? thank you.
I just wanted to point out a few key features of our system so that you will understand the method behind our madness so to speak. Here are just a few of the things we do to create a system that will maximize performance:

-Ceramic coat our intake tubes inside and out (the ceramic coating keeps the heat outside of the tube keeping intake air colder)

-Insulate our Air boxes (Again, keep hot engine air out of the system to keep intake air as cool as possible)

-We have designed and engineered our own filter to maximize airflow (its a lifetime oiled filter which you can clean and recharge)

-The box is all aluminum and TIG welded by hand, everything is top of the line materials.

I hope this helps!!
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I just wanted to point out a few key features of our system so that you will understand the method behind our madness so to speak. Here are just a few of the things we do to create a system that will maximize performance:

-Ceramic coat our intake tubes inside and out (the ceramic coating keeps the heat outside of the tube keeping intake air colder)

-Insulate our Air boxes (Again, keep hot engine air out of the system to keep intake air as cool as possible)

-We have designed and engineered our own filter to maximize airflow (its a lifetime oiled filter which you can clean and recharge)

-The box is all aluminum and TIG welded by hand, everything is top of the line materials.

I hope this helps!!
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+ This. I understand the injen is better but this is a brand new car which prides itself on looks. Inductions' intake is more money but looks really, really nice imo.
Injen looks good also and cleans up the engine area, at least compared to the airaid. Wish I would have ditched the airaid sooner, there is a power difference you can feel and the car sounds much better now, to the point it really doesnt need the MRTv2 I was goung to get to replace the magnaflows
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