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Old 09-11-2011, 02:22 AM   #1
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ROTO Fab Cold Air Intake Vs. Cold Air Intake Systems??

Love all the charts and stuff proclaiming the CAI pretty much the best cold air intake system?
But every time i see tricked out 5th gens i see a ROTO Fab under the hood!

So what do folks here have and which is the best and of course in just your own opinion?
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Old 09-11-2011, 02:52 AM   #2
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I got the Rotofab for the open top and my ram air hood. I've heard nothing but good things about CAI and I probably would had went that direction if I didn't give intakes a second look, making me stumble on the Rotofab.
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Old 09-11-2011, 02:58 AM   #3
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pretty sure roto was out before, and it was a pretty good system. a lot of people bought it. but honestly they both are great, i personally just like the idea and looks of the CAI better.
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:24 AM   #4
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Roto-Fab CAI IS GREAT

Had mine for over a year now...No probs.
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Old 09-11-2011, 07:45 AM   #5
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I had a airraid, and switched to cai in black.. most of the camaro owners I know have cai vrs rotofab.
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Old 09-11-2011, 08:05 AM   #6
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Both are nice. I have the rotofab and am very happy. I liked that I could customize it a lol by having air box powder coated red and red hoses
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Old 09-11-2011, 08:08 AM   #7
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Went with the Roto Fab because they had one that worked and fit well with the E-Force Sujpercharger.

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Old 09-11-2011, 10:47 AM   #8
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I was thinking about either a CAI, Inc. or Roto-Fab. I have read great things about both. I ended up going with Roto-Fab for two reasons.
1. I was concerned about how the clear window would look after a couple of years of use.
2. I could get the red hose couplings with the Roto-Fab.

I'm sure either is great, it comes down to personal preference.

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Old 09-11-2011, 10:54 AM   #9
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I'm going thru the same questioning, but have decided on the cai due to I think it looks nicer.
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Old 09-11-2011, 12:12 PM   #10
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The problem with the CAI is that the black one runs 450 bucks, but you can get the Roto in at least black for 100 less.

Do both create equal sound improvements? I am going through the same tough choice on which to get and it really isn't going to come down to if I want 5 more hp gain or not. It'll be sound and appearance at this point.
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Old 09-11-2011, 01:22 PM   #11
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Wow awesome views and points given everyone, i think personally the Roto Fab for me? At least im'm leaning towards the Roto Fab more!
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Old 09-11-2011, 02:10 PM   #12
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For us, the CAI was worth it. You pay a little more, get a few more ponies... and I like the look. Some people will prefer the look of the Rotofab and I think both are excellent products. There was a great comparison thread on this, I think it was stickied somewhere...
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Old 09-11-2011, 03:10 PM   #13
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I was impressed with CAIs independent numbers with Jannetty racing.. that is why I went with CAI

HOWEVER! Roto fab rules the car shows I go to... they offer so much for engine bay dress up and their kits look cool as hell in addition to posting good numbers...

You cannot go wrong with either.
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Old 09-11-2011, 05:11 PM   #14
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Correct me if I'm wrong guys but didnt the air raid give u the most torque at lower rpms? If so why aren't more people running with those cause thts where I'm leaning
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