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Old 12-17-2013, 12:05 PM   #1
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Injen Long tube vs Cold air inductions

What are your opinions?
CAI: $400
Injen:$240 on autoanything after discount code.

I don't need to worry much about hydrolocking since I live in Phoenix so please don't use that as a con for the Injen.
Obviously the Injen is quite a bit cheaper, but I'm willing to spend the extra money for better performance, but don't want to overspend if the injen is better or equal.. Thanks!
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Old 12-17-2013, 01:32 PM   #2
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I am happy with what I spent on my intake.
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Old 12-17-2013, 01:52 PM   #3
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There is always Roto-FAB intakes and yes they do make a huge difference.
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I don't like the idea of having "too much" intake tube... More bends in the tube, and the longer length can cause drag in the airflow... Not saying the Injen is "too much", but personally, it's not for me.

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Old 12-17-2013, 02:52 PM   #5
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Cool thanks! Also, if anyone has any other preferences asides from the two I listed, please let me know
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:03 PM   #6
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It becomes a matter of what you want to see when you open your hood. For performance the two of those are very close to each other. Here is the HP numbers that were tested a few years ago on the LLT engine.

I also posted what can be done with your INJEN tube to add some of your own taste too.
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:13 PM   #7
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It becomes a matter of what you want to see when you open your hood. For performance the two of those are very close to each other. Here is the HP numbers that were tested a few years ago on the LLT engine.

I also posted what can be done with your INJEN tube to add some of your own taste too.
Awesome thank you!
I just recently got my LFX tuned by IPF and the guy told me one day they took a bunch of different cold air intakes and dyno'd them with the LFX and that the Airaid had the best gains
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Does the "long tube" style really make that much difference? Interested because it is much cheaper than the rest of the options and it seems to get the most gains, and also doesn't seem like bad quality.
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Supposedly the z/28 intake is going to be offered by GMPP.

The questions are:
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2) How much?
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I guess I really can't say which one is the better choice. I went with the Injen short ram intake and I like it. It advertised with about the same added performance as the others but cost a lot less. I did it for the main reason of improving gas mileage which I think it helped to get 1 to 2 more MPG. 2nd reason was the little bit of added performance, it all helps and the more the better. 3rd reason was it was cheaper than the others.



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Old 12-17-2013, 04:57 PM   #11
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Supposedly the z/28 intake is going to be offered by GMPP.

The questions are:
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2) How much?
Oh really? I've been waiting on the veraram intake to be released for the 2012+ but in kinda giving up haha
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I guess I really can't say which one is the better choice. I went with the Injen short ram intake and I like it. It advertised with about the same added performance as the others but cost a lot less. I did it for the main reason of improving gas mileage which I think it helped to get 1 to 2 more MPG. 2nd reason was the little bit of added performance, it all helps and the more the better. 3rd reason was it was cheaper than the others.



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Supposedly the z/28 intake is going to be offered by GMPP.

The questions are:
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2) How much?
I am fairly positive that it will not work with the v6 cars.
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I've got the BBK for my 2013 no complaints had it for a few months. Mostly chose it because hard to get the CAI up here in Canada. It was either this or the K&N and I much preferred the one piece chrome design of this one. If I were you I would go for the Injen, that's a really great price and performance for almost all the intakes are really close, nothing you would feel anyways.
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I've got the BBK for my 2013 no complaints had it for a few months. Mostly chose it because hard to get the CAI up here in Canada. It was either this or the K&N and I much preferred the one piece chrome design of this one. If I were you I would go for the Injen, that's a really great price and performance for almost all the intakes are really close, nothing you would feel anyways.
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I was thinking CAI inc based off of what people have said on the forums but I honestly don't like how they look. I was gonna go that and the scoop/relocation kit but wouldn't I get the same results for a fraction of the price since the injen is already a long tube and gets colder air and more air I am assuming? Just don't wanna spend like 550 or whatever for intake stuff when I already spent money on my k&n
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Ya the Injen is going to be getting a better air supply. Injen will get dirtier much faster and also more of a PITA to install. That is a huge price difference though. Based on that chart the Injen is getting better gains. Plus with the money saved you can grab something else. If I may ask, what is wrong with the K&N CAI you have on your car right now? Should be around the same HP as the rest. What upgrade did you notice the best performance boost with? I was thinking I would get the ported TB next but have read both good reviews and people say it made no difference.
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Ya the Injen is going to be getting a better air supply. Injen will get dirtier much faster and also more of a PITA to install. That is a huge price difference though. Based on that chart the Injen is getting better gains. Plus with the money saved you can grab something else. If I may ask, what is wrong with the K&N CAI you have on your car right now? Should be around the same HP as the rest. What upgrade did you notice the best performance boost with? I was thinking I would get the ported TB next but have read both good reviews and people say it made no difference.
Well from things I have read, the k&n seems to get some bad reviews and I heard it makes your car lose power? I'm not sure of that's positive though.
I think I'll be ok with the injen and the hydro shield though!

Also, as far as the ported TB. I did feel a bit of a difference, better throttle response and a lot of people say how there is no "dead spot" in the 2k RPM range.
Since it is only rated at a few HP, you're not gonna feel a ton faster but every bit helps!
A dyno sheet for this mod was actually posted the other day claiming a 9HP increase.

Not a bad mod for $150 (after your core is returned).
I felt quite a good pull when I got the solo HFC's and the sound got quite a bit louder.
The other day I had IPF tune my car and it's pretty nice too!
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Seems there is a lot of support for CIA air intake. That was also the intake I was going to go with when I get around to it. The charts do say others may get a small increase over it, and their cheaper. However from what I understand, CIA Ind. air intake is a amazing piece of hardware, very high quality.

Guess it comes down to personal preference.
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I just ordered an elite catch can since I never got one so I'll worry about the CAI a little later!
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