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Old 05-29-2012, 10:28 AM   #1
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Roto-Fab vs CAI

Does anyone have any idea which of these air intakes are better? Also, on the roto-fab, what is the difference between the oil filter and the dry filter?

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http://shop.roto-fab.com/product.sc?productId=45

http://www.coldairinductions.com/che...ated-black-103
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Old 05-29-2012, 11:06 AM   #2
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Does anyone have any idea which of these air intakes are better? Also, on the roto-fab, what is the difference between the oil filter and the dry filter?

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http://shop.roto-fab.com/product.sc?productId=45

http://www.coldairinductions.com/che...ated-black-103
Well,I have the Roto-Fab and have no complaints at all. Don't have the CAI so can't compare. The filters are dry means just what it says. Its a dry filter just like any other filter. The oiled one means there is oil on the filter which catches dirt better. They need to be cleaned every so often,and its not hard. But its definetly a slow process,because you have to remove all the dirt and old oil,then it has to dry completely. After that you re-oil it and wait till it soaks in and has complete coverage. I have both,oiled isn't to bad to clean. But its not a 10 minute job. But read oiled captures more dirt.
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Old 05-29-2012, 11:11 AM   #3
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i have the rotofab too. i havent heard anything bad about either rotofab or cai. Its more personal perference. I wanted more of a red theme under my hood so i went with the rotofab because of the red box. And dry filter are easier to clean just vaccume them every 10,000 miles or when they look dirty. Oiled you can either buy a new filter or clean and oil your old filter
i went with dry becuase it was easier all personal perference you cant go wrong with either
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Old 05-29-2012, 07:20 PM   #4
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Sounds good guys. Im also looking for more color under the hood, trying to paint stuff red white and blue (I have 45th). Figured the red Roto-Fab would be a good start!
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Old 05-29-2012, 07:43 PM   #5
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Here are a couple of links to articles on our blog that discuss some of the things you asked about. If you have any questions feel free to hit me up.

What Is The Best Air Intake System For The Camaro?

Choosing a Dry or Oiled Media Filter for Your Vehicle
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:32 AM   #6
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To be perfectly honest, you cannot go wrong either way. Any cold air intake that is the "no tune required" type, will give about the same performance gains. It comes down to personal preference on how you want it to look under the hood.
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Does anyone have any idea which of these air intakes are better? Also, on the roto-fab, what is the difference between the oil filter and the dry filter?

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http://shop.roto-fab.com/product.sc?productId=45

http://www.coldairinductions.com/che...ated-black-103
I have the Roto fab and I haven't any issues with it. I installed it right after I got my 45th.
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I have the Roto fab and I haven't any issues with it. I installed it right after I got my 45th.
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Love the RotoFab. I opened up one we've got here a couple days ago and it's just a gorgeous piece of work, something that really changes the look of the engine bay

Anyone else got a Roto-Fab??
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I love opening up my hood and see that huge white filter from my roto-fab.
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