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Old 03-29-2012, 05:59 PM   #1
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Vararam vs Any After Market Intake

Hey guys, I am looking into getting my intake upgraded soon. I stumbled upon the Vararam Intake, they claim very hefty increases in HP and reduction in track runs. http://www.vararam.com/. I would like to know of anyone who has gone from stock to Vararam or other aftermarket intake to Vararam or vice versa. Really want to get a real life perspective to this product. Want to know if its a good investment or any other intakes that you may suggest thanks. Anything helps. Thanks guys.

F.Y.I. I am running all stock SS L99 if that makes any difference.
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:17 PM   #2
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Go with the proven not the claimed. Our intakes are very popular with S/C owners, and will get you up to 24 rwhp on a S/C Camaro over the stock intake. Feel free to check out our website and let me know if you have any questions, I am always happy to help! Take care.
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CAI is definitely a top notch intake but I personally have OTR, almost the same as vararam. I love it!
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:27 PM   #4
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:39 PM   #5
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Vararam - Pulls like a freaking freight train - I'm a believer! FTW
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:53 PM   #6
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How long have you had your Vararam on your car for??
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Old 03-29-2012, 08:00 PM   #7
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I have v6 with the vararam and as far as I noticed the low rpms you really don't notice a huge diff but once you get into the higher rpm and faster speed u notice a big diff. Not to mention the change in exhaust note and improved gas mileage.
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Old 03-29-2012, 08:17 PM   #8
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Vararam - Pulls like a freaking freight train - I'm a believer! FTW
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Varaaram and OTR are the only true ram air induction. My tuner said that the Vararam was the only intake he'd recommended. That was before the OTR was around.

I am a believer in the design. It only makes sense to me that you'll get better performance when the air doesn't has to do a 90 bend.

Plus they are coming out with additional components in the next few weeks that will compliment the appearance and performance of the intake.
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Old 03-29-2012, 08:34 PM   #9
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No complaints here! Vararam intakes IMO have better throttle response and equal WOT performance as CAI or others! I had Roto-Fab and CAI, both were excellent systems but the VR non-tune just FEELS better. Again, this is my experience after having had these 3 brands. Many will swear by the CAI or others but ask anyone who has had others then switched to the Vararam and you'll hear the same thing, for the most part! The only negative with the Vararam is it's a little more difficult to remove the filter and the build quality seems a little sub par compared to the others. Fitment may be a little tricky but once installed they perform very well!
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Vararam is a true ram air intake that gets more air to it from the front when u drive. That's y its hard to get a true dyno of it.
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CAI vote here. Fit and finish is top notch.
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:57 PM   #12
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How long have you had your Vararam on your car for??
I've only had it for a week or so. After about 250 mile point I could really feel the difference
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Old 03-30-2012, 08:24 AM   #13
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I'm running a CAI right now, but for flat out performance you can feel, Vararam is hard to beat. Those that drive their cars enough will notice a big difference in that initial throttle tip in response and from there it keeps on pulling.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:00 AM   #14
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got the Vararam last month and love it! Steve and Pat were a big help answering my questions
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:15 AM   #16
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Another option here.
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Vararam here.....

Tough for me to comment on improved performace of the Vararam alone as I installed the V-Ram and headers with a tune in roughly the same day.
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anyone get a non-tuned vararam, and then get the tuned version? is there a big difference?
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:38 AM   #19
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Guys, How dificult is the "No Tune Varam" installation compared to the C.A.I.?
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:46 AM   #20
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this is the diy for the cai kit its very easy to install

http://forums.ny5thgen.com/showthrea...old+inductions

The Vararam isnt hard either, you just have to move the radiator a little bit

I was very happy with my CAI kit but it had to go once the turbo went in,
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1969to2010: What intake replaced your C.A.I. after the turbo?
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Thanks for the response I think my car will be breathing thru a Vararam, wish me luck
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Guys, How dificult is the "No Tune Varam" installation compared to the C.A.I.?

C.A.I. takes me a little less time than the Vararam to install. As far as easy I'd give the CAI a bit of an edge as well. Both are easy and can be installed in less than 30 minutes, less than 15 after you've done it a couple of times.
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I've seen lot of claims about the VR, but no real evidence to back them up.
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Plus they are coming out with additional components in the next few weeks that will compliment the appearance and performance of the intake.
LIKE? Come on man don't hold out
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