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Old 02-10-2011, 09:44 PM   #15
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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
Nice, glad you were able to get the new injen so quick.
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Old 02-10-2011, 10:11 PM   #16
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Nice, glad you were able to get the new injen so quick.
Ordered it I think last tuesday and had it last thursday and installed thursday night. Get that mrtv1 on and we'll meet up and compare notes
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Old 02-11-2011, 01:57 PM   #17
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Old 02-11-2011, 02:05 PM   #18
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Old 02-14-2011, 12:09 AM   #19
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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!!
That's great information to know !

But before I buy one of your CAI's I do have a couple of questions about your Intake Tube and Air Box :

Can you polish the Intake Tube to a shiny gloss finish or would that strip the Ceramic Coating off the Tube ?

If you can polish the Intake Tube what product do you recommend using and can you also use that same product for the Air Box too ?

Thanks - no pun intended - for your intake on this !
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:00 AM   #20
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Ted from Jannetty Racing did a Air intake dyno test on a bunch of intakes and by his test CAI was found to be the best performing intake...i know when i get my car this spring i will be ordering that intake...If you use the search option you will find that thread,,,,a ton of good info on all the aftermarket in takes!!
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Old 02-14-2011, 04:23 AM   #21
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Ted from Jannetty Racing did a Air intake dyno test on a bunch of intakes and by his test CAI was found to be the best performing intake...i know when i get my car this spring i will be ordering that intake...If you use the search option you will find that thread,,,,a ton of good info on all the aftermarket in takes!!
Depends on how you define "best performing"... you seem to define it as the one with the most PEAK HP. Yes, the CAI had a very slight advantage in PEAK HP, by 0.4 HP, the Injen actually had a larger advantage in Average HP by 4.3 HP. Same thing with Torque. To me that gives more usable gains, make the Injen the better performing kit... you simply can't just look at peak number... you want to consider the whole area under the curves...
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:47 PM   #22
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Depends on how you define "best performing"... you seem to define it as the one with the most PEAK HP. Yes, the CAI had a very slight advantage in PEAK HP, by 0.4 HP, the Injen actually had a larger advantage in Average HP by 4.3 HP. Same thing with Torque. To me that gives more usable gains, make the Injen the better performing kit... you simply can't just look at peak number... you want to consider the whole area under the curves...
What you said is true, but one thing to keep in mind here is that the Avg. hp in Teds test was derived from combining all of the RPM ranges. You typically stay in the 4k and above range for WOT. Our system may be less in the Avg hp rating but is better at higher rpms, which is where you are going to be at when wanting to use the additional hp our system is creating. So to sum up, you are going to feel the added hp where you really want to. Hope this helps out.
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:48 PM   #23
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That's great information to know !

But before I buy one of your CAI's I do have a couple of questions about your Intake Tube and Air Box :

Can you polish the Intake Tube to a shiny gloss finish or would that strip the Ceramic Coating off the Tube ?

If you can polish the Intake Tube what product do you recommend using and can you also use that same product for the Air Box too ?

Thanks - no pun intended - for your intake on this !
It is a high luster finish but if you took some aluminum polish to it you could make it even shinier. Thanks!
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Old 02-14-2011, 09:58 PM   #24
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I took the Black CAI, very easy to install.

It looks, sounds, and performs good.
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Old 02-15-2011, 09:57 PM   #25
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It is a high luster finish but if you took some aluminum polish to it you could make it even shinier. Thanks!
Would something like Mothers aluminum polish do the trick on the intake tube as well as the air box ?
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Would something like Mothers aluminum polish do the trick on the intake tube as well as the air box ?
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Just out of curiosity, does this only use an oiled filter, or can a dry one used?
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the new website looks great... i just got my air intake today from cai and it looks great but i have not got it installed yet.
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