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Old 11-21-2014, 11:43 AM   #1
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CAI INTAKE.......... BEST F* MOD EVER

I've always been into looks of the car before anything, but I've always wanted an intake.

So a very very very good deal came up for a Cold Air Inductions intake so I got it. As soon as it came, I installed it.

I'm not a very mechanical guy, from a 1-10 possibly a 2 at most.
I have to say, the installation is SUPER EASY. Just follow the instructions

I turned on the car and took it for a drive. (here comes the "best f* mod ever.")

I felt the power increase and as well as a faster response, BUT THAT GROWL FROM THE ENGINE IS JUST BREATHTAKING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am very satisfied with it and I should've bought this earlier. If anyone is thinking about getting an intake, GO CAI, you won't EVER regret it
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Old 11-21-2014, 11:47 AM   #2
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Nice to hear, wait to you really get bit by the MOD bug and decide to get deeper into things. What trim is your car?
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Wait until you add the Racing Scoop and WW relocate kit, and also the Ported Throttle body.

Install of the scoop is a little more complex (on a 1-10, maybe a 3-4)
But the ported throttle body install is super easy, a 1 on a 1-10 scale.

Ported throttle body will give you better throttle response that you can immediately notice
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By the way, just so you are aware,
You are now infected with Modding Disorder.
This is the #1 killer of income in Camaro fans ages 15-99
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Old 11-21-2014, 01:56 PM   #5
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Wait until you add the Racing Scoop and WW relocate kit, and also the Ported Throttle body.

Install of the scoop is a little more complex (on a 1-10, maybe a 3-4)
But the ported throttle body install is super easy, a 1 on a 1-10 scale.

Ported throttle body will give you better throttle response that you can immediately notice

What is a racing scoop?
And does the throttle body really do it's job? I've seen some people say it doesn't but since they're isn't many mods to do for the LFX engine I want to get it.
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Old 11-21-2014, 02:00 PM   #6
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By the way, just so you are aware,
You are now infected with Modding Disorder.
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Got me back in 2012.. Still modding to this day. It's best just to let it happen
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Old 11-21-2014, 03:43 PM   #7
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The racing scoop is a scoop that attaches under the CAI intake, and pushes cold air from the front outside grille up into the intake, good for a few HP when you are moving. To do this mod, you also need to remove or relocate the stock Windshield Washer bottle.

I have the Vmaxx ported throttle body. It does work, snappier throttle response.
The 5th gen Camaro is a drive by wire system, which means you step on the accelerator, and the computer decides how much to open the throttle body,
The porting removes unnecessary metal from the interior of the throttle body, giving it more snap.

Also, now there is the Vitesse Throttel Controler, which changes the computer settings of the throttle body and makes it open faster as well.
Apparently, the install is a breeze.

Check this out:
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Old 11-21-2014, 04:15 PM   #8
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So to go back on topic about the intake, yes, it is an awesome upgrade for this engine.

I went from stock intake/stock exhaust to stock intake/GMPP exhaust, and the improvement in noise was barely noticeable.

But then I went from stock intake/GMPP exhaust to CAI intake/GMPP exhaust, the car was easily 2-3x louder than when I upgraded the exhaust.

Breathing better ftw.
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Old 11-21-2014, 04:22 PM   #9
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The racing scoop is a scoop that attaches under the CAI intake, and pushes cold air from the front outside grille up into the intake, good for a few HP when you are moving. To do this mod, you also need to remove or relocate the stock Windshield Washer bottle.

I have the Vmaxx ported throttle body. It does work, snappier throttle response.
The 5th gen Camaro is a drive by wire system, which means you step on the accelerator, and the computer decides how much to open the throttle body,
The porting removes unnecessary metal from the interior of the throttle body, giving it more snap.

Also, now there is the Vitesse Throttel Controler, which changes the computer settings of the throttle body and makes it open faster as well.
Apparently, the install is a breeze.

Check this out:
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...hlight=vitesse

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...hlight=vitesse

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...hlight=vitesse

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...hlight=vitesse

So he's my question, since the TC is out, is it even worth it to go with the port TB?
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Old 11-21-2014, 04:24 PM   #10
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Old 11-21-2014, 08:56 PM   #11
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Old 11-21-2014, 10:27 PM   #12
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yea from inside the car it sounds like a v8
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Old 11-22-2014, 08:59 AM   #13
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I can attest to the growl, my 9 year old daughter thought I added an exhaust, I had only added the CAI!
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Old 11-24-2014, 07:19 PM   #15
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LOVE MY COLD AIR INDUCTIONS INTAKE!!!

I was at the dealership to pick up my car after they did some work and they had the car in the pickup lane with the hood up and two technicians neck deep...I though oh crap, what's going on????? They both complimented on the way the engine sound better and how the system is clean and dresses up the hood.

LOVE IT!!
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Old 11-26-2014, 11:33 AM   #16
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So he's my question, since the TC is out, is it even worth it to go with the port TB?

The 5th gen has Drive By Wire, so you step on the gas, and a computer decides how much to open the throttle body.
As opposed to Drive By Cable, like in the days of old, you step on the gas, which is directly connected to a cable that pulls open the throttle body.

According to Bo White, who makes a great ported TB, the TB must open to around 35 degrees to get going, and the porting gives you a more aggressive angle.

So yes, the ported TB would be worth it and give you greater, and snappier throttle response.

You could also add a Vitesse Controller, they are getting rave reviews, and control the computer that controls the throttle body.

Either the Vitesse or Ported TB (VMAXX, or Bo White) are SUPER easy to install
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The 5th gen has Drive By Wire, so you step on the gas, and a computer decides how much to open the throttle body.
As opposed to Drive By Cable, like in the days of old, you step on the gas, which is directly connected to a cable that pulls open the throttle body.

According to Bo White, who makes a great ported TB, the TB must open to around 35 degrees to get going, and the porting gives you a more aggressive angle.

So yes, the ported TB would be worth it and give you greater, and snappier throttle response.

You could also add a Vitesse Controller, they are getting rave reviews, and control the computer that controls the throttle body.

Either the Vitesse or Ported TB (VMAXX, or Bo White) are SUPER easy to install
So for those that own the vmaxx or the Bo white ported throttle body, have you ever recieved a CEL (check engine light)?
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Old 12-03-2014, 02:40 PM   #18
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I've always been into looks of the car before anything, but I've always wanted an intake.

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I'm not a very mechanical guy, from a 1-10 possibly a 2 at most.
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I turned on the car and took it for a drive. (here comes the "best f* mod ever.")

I felt the power increase and as well as a faster response, BUT THAT GROWL FROM THE ENGINE IS JUST BREATHTAKING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am very satisfied with it and I should've bought this earlier. If anyone is thinking about getting an intake, GO CAI, you won't EVER regret it
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So to go back on topic about the intake, yes, it is an awesome upgrade for this engine.

I went from stock intake/stock exhaust to stock intake/GMPP exhaust, and the improvement in noise was barely noticeable.

But then I went from stock intake/GMPP exhaust to CAI intake/GMPP exhaust, the car was easily 2-3x louder than when I upgraded the exhaust.

Breathing better ftw.
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LOVE MY COLD AIR INDUCTIONS INTAKE!!!

I was at the dealership to pick up my car after they did some work and they had the car in the pickup lane with the hood up and two technicians neck deep...I though oh crap, what's going on????? They both complimented on the way the engine sound better and how the system is clean and dresses up the hood.

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So for those that own the vmaxx or the Bo white ported throttle body, have you ever recieved a CEL (check engine light)?
No, I have never gotten a CEL from my ported TB.
I have never heard of this from anyone else either.
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I've been looking to purchase a CAI, came across the K&N 69-4523TP over at phastek is that a recommended one? I have a V6.

Thanks guys.

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I've been looking to purchase a CAI, came across the K&N 69-4523TP over at phastek is that a recommended one? I have a V6.

Thanks guys.
TBH, No! Don't get K&N, my buddy has a 2011 V6 camaro with a K&N intake and I saw and felt no difference after we installed it. He liked my CAI and he just purchased one. Get the COLD AIR INDUCTIONS, I can almost bet my life on it that you will LOVE it.
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Old 12-04-2014, 02:01 PM   #22
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I've been looking to purchase a CAI, came across the K&N 69-4523TP over at phastek is that a recommended one? I have a V6.

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I would recommend that CAI but I would not recommend phastek. Go with amazon : http://www.amazon.com/69-4523TP-Perf.../dp/B008BQ1AG8 free shipping
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I would recommend that CAI but I would not recommend phastek. Go with amazon : http://www.amazon.com/69-4523TP-Perf.../dp/B008BQ1AG8 free shipping
any reason why you wouldn't go with phastek? I see them advertised all over this site.

Is there another CAI for a similar price anyone recommends?
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Natti Go with the Cold Air Inductions CAI build quality is awesome and it looks great.
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any reason why you wouldn't go with phastek? I see them advertised all over this site.

Is there another CAI for a similar price anyone recommends?
For me it was the service, I ordered the smoked black out kit for around $90 with shipping and it took a month to get to me and then it damaged by some thing sharp. I called the number on the card in the package and they basically said well we can't do anything for you. So I just used the side marker overlays.
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