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Old 01-20-2012, 04:01 PM   #1
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Smile Vararam Intake worth it?

I am thinking about getting the vararam intake for my 2011 camaro ss L99. I was wondering if anybody has had this intake installed, and if so, we the results worth the price of it. Also if anybody has heard anything negative about it as well. Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-20-2012, 04:29 PM   #2
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every cent worth it man
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Old 01-20-2012, 04:32 PM   #3
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Better be! I have spent every afternoon this week sanding, priming, painting, and clear coating mine!
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Old 01-20-2012, 04:32 PM   #4
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Comparable to the other intakes, alot of people have it
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Old 01-20-2012, 04:52 PM   #5
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as long as they got all the kinks out, its one of the best . when i was looking not so good . who is to really say if its the best unless you try them all yourself .
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Old 01-20-2012, 05:42 PM   #6
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I have been trying to firgure out if I want that or a CAI
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Old 01-20-2012, 05:43 PM   #7
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I think it is worth it. Here is my cai history in order of fist to current.

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Hybrid that dyno'd really well (Halltech tube and filter, Roto-Fab box, ADM scoop)
Vararam

All of the intakes are nice and all company owner/reps great to deal with. There is something about the throttle response I feel when making any positive throttle changes with the Vararam that hooked me.

If I had to give it a negative, it would be that the filter takes a bit more time to remove than others. And the filter gets dirtier faaster because of it's location. But the location is what makes it what it is.
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Old 01-20-2012, 05:56 PM   #8
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Whos got a good price on a Vararam from the forums... Anyone or are they always 399
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Old 01-20-2012, 06:02 PM   #9
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Yes they are worth it. I run one in my personal vehicle and love it (C5 Vette). We've carried them for 3 years now with nothing but positive results. They perform!
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Old 01-20-2012, 06:05 PM   #10
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Whos got a good price on a Vararam from the forums... Anyone or are they always 399
Nearly everyone has them for 383.75 shipped. Pretty sure the VR minimum retail sale price is fixed. Vendors can do things like free shipping, free tune, free t-shirt etc, to sweaten the pot.

This has become common practice over the past few years.
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Old 01-20-2012, 06:35 PM   #11
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Better be! I have spent every afternoon this week sanding, priming, painting, and clear coating mine!

LMOA, That's exactly what I did last night and today! A lot more work than I imagine! Post pictures when your done. I should have mine completed tomorrow and will post pictures
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Old 01-21-2012, 06:20 AM   #12
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So far, nothing but positive results on here. Thanks guys for yalls opinions
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Old 01-21-2012, 08:02 AM   #13
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Whos got a good price on a Vararam from the forums... Anyone or are they always 399

I have been doing some research on this item for my new 2012 2SS/RS. I am 99% sure I will be purchasing this intake. I have sent an E-mail to Vararam to get some answers on WHICH model to buy. the tune version or non-tune version. but I am going to go with the VR-SS model.

After a lot of internet time what I have read is that the model that originally came out to fit the 2010+ model camaro's had some issues with rough low end idle. Vararam went back into the shop and worked out the kinks and came out with a model they call (VR-SS) model. This model has supposedly fixed that issue and the reviews for it our top notch. Vararam also found in there shop time that some camaro's came with what they called a weak airflow sensor. so be sure to check your car's sensor to make sure it is not a weak one. There is a page out there that shows you how to check it and what to look for. Sorry I don't have the link for it.

how this was helpful.


HURRY UP VARARAM.. I want my damn answers..
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