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Old 06-27-2012, 02:45 PM   #1
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Airaid Cold Air Intake!!!

Finally we are able to release this info. We have been working exclusively with Airaid for the last few months developing a cold air intake specific for the ZL1.

We cannot release our dyno numbers, you will have to wait for GM High Tech Magazine to release these (coming to the shop tomorrow to test our first three performance packs) but I can tell you this thing makes HUGE HP/TQ. Airaid may be able to provide you with gains and dyno sheets

These intake systems feature Airaid's new large, one-piece, rotational-molded air box and totally redesigned air intake tube. These new one-piece air boxes house Airaid's exclusive air filter which, when combined with the CAD-designed intake tube, provides improved horsepower, torque, and MPG. All MXP series intake systems include all of the necessary hardware and easy-to-follow instructions for a quick and hassle-free installation.

Massive Tubing
HUGE Gains in horsepower and improved throttle response
Feeds air directly to the high performance, premium filter
Allows only cool, outside air to the intake
Lifetime filter is washable and reusable
Simple to install with just basic hand tools
System is computer designed for a perfect fit

These will be IN STOCK within 1 week and we will be the FIRST to have them. They are available on our website now.
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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I love Airaid, the install was so easy.
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:29 PM   #3
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Tune required?

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Old 06-28-2012, 06:11 AM   #4
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no air leaks in through the hole for the washer fluid fill?
Is there some kind of gasket there?
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Old 06-28-2012, 12:27 PM   #5
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no air leaks in through the hole for the washer fluid fill?
Is there some kind of gasket there?
It is a pretty tight seal and not enough airflow will escape through the 'sealed box' enclosure to defeat it's purpose. Airaid has had this box out since the first SS with zero issues.
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Tune required?

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Yes. We feel any intake worth putting on will require a tune. Airflow drastically increases with this setup
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Old 06-28-2012, 05:20 PM   #7
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Yes. We feel any intake worth putting on will require a tune. Airflow drastically increases with this setup
Thanks. It is hard to see in the picture, but the box appears to be more of a "bucket" compared to others. Where does it pull air from with the hood closed? It doesn't look like it is open to the front.
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:35 PM   #8
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I think it may be similar to their intake for the SS. I wondered the same thing, so I went to their website and looked at the SS intake.
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:59 PM   #9
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What is the inside diameter of the intake tubing?
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Thanks. It is hard to see in the picture, but the box appears to be more of a "bucket" compared to others. Where does it pull air from with the hood closed? It doesn't look like it is open to the front.
This box is the same as the SS and uses the factory air scoop. Here is a picture of an SS kit that is the same

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What is the inside diameter of the intake tubing?
At which part? It is over 4" the entire run with some velocity transitions. I can state that this intake is one of the best performing we have seen for the ZL1 to date and we work with Airaid because of their amazing quality and R&D process
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Old 06-29-2012, 02:18 PM   #12
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At which part? It is over 4" the entire run with some velocity transitions. I can state that this intake is one of the best performing we have seen for the ZL1 to date and we work with Airaid because of their amazing quality and R&D process
Both between the TB and air filter as well as the front inlet to the air box. I would think the front inlet of the filter box should also be larger than the normal SS box to maintain high RPM supercharged airflow if someone were to combine this with other mods (102TB, porting, cam, exhaust) to improve airflow through the engine.
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Old 06-29-2012, 03:26 PM   #13
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Both between the TB and air filter as well as the front inlet to the air box. I would think the front inlet of the filter box should also be larger than the normal SS box to maintain high RPM supercharged airflow if someone were to combine this with other mods (102TB, porting, cam, exhaust) to improve airflow through the engine.
This airbox will support well over 85lb/min before it becomes a restriction. This is something that Airaid took into consideration when developing the kit

When we get the next one in, I can take measurements. The opening at the filter is much larger
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Old 06-29-2012, 05:00 PM   #14
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This airbox will support well over 85lb/min before it becomes a restriction. This is something that Airaid took into consideration when developing the kit

When we get the next one in, I can take measurements. The opening at the filter is much larger
Nice. Thanks. I'll be watching this as I'm knee deep in upgrades right now and might try out some different CAIs to see what works best with high flow.
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