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Old 02-02-2016, 08:21 PM   #1
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Pro Tuning Lab vs. K&N cold air intake

I just recently bought a 2011 Camaro LS, and I'm new to doing any kind of modifications etc.

My question is, is there really a difference in quality and output for CAI's between companies like Pro Tuning Lab (around $100) and the K&N (around $300)?

Looking at the two, I can't tell the difference in how they are actually made or put together.
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Old 02-02-2016, 08:22 PM   #2
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Most intakes will give about the same gains, it's their design to keep heat from entering the filter that separates them. K&N does not seal that great against the hood liner. You have an LLT as well, so you have the luxury of the Vararam OTRCAI that pulls air directly from the front grille instead of the driver side wheel well.
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Old 02-03-2016, 02:25 AM   #3
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The few hp difference between cai's is something that you will not feel. Way to many post and concerns about something that doesn't make a huge difference.
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Old 02-03-2016, 09:16 PM   #4
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The few hp difference between cai's is something that you will not feel. Way to many post and concerns about something that doesn't make a huge difference.
In your opinion then, if you are looking for a throatier sound a well made CAI for $100 would be as good as the higher priced ones?
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Old 02-03-2016, 09:28 PM   #5
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In your opinion then, if you are looking for a throatier sound a well made CAI for $100 would be as good as the higher priced ones?
If thats what your looking for is a throatier sound then get the one you think sounds the best.. im talking about hp gains. So if you have one in mind that sounds really good and has some gains ..go for it. I really can't hear my cai over my exhaust anymore anyway.
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Old 02-03-2016, 10:46 PM   #6
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Which one sounds the best then putting gains aside?
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Old 02-04-2016, 12:09 AM   #7
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Which one sounds the best then putting gains aside?
Im not sure really. My K@N sounded great. My buddy with a 5.0 mustang has an airaide. It sounds good also.Until it's on the car you really cant tell.
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Old 02-04-2016, 12:24 AM   #8
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I like this one... seems like a great value.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=438737
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I like this one... seems like a great value.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=438737
Ebay is too sketchy for me as far as car parts go .Amazon is as far as ill go for cheap parts
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Old 02-04-2016, 12:32 AM   #10
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Anyone have the v ram intake and can give a sound review
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Old 02-04-2016, 09:19 PM   #11
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Reading and looking around, I think I am going with the AF Dynamic that was mentioned on another thread. Good quality and very comparable to the K&N for half the price.
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