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Old 05-03-2013, 06:12 PM   #1
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Camaro SS cold air intake

I was thinking about putting in an intake but i'm not sure with which company i should go with. Does anyone have any suggestions? Also how much would my mpg and hp increase? thanks
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:17 PM   #2

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Cold Air Inductions
“Driving a muscle car fast isn't that fun, it's driving one slowly and making a ton of noise and pissing people off, that's what’s fun.” –Matt Farah

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Old 05-03-2013, 06:24 PM   #3
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Cold AIr Inductions
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:34 PM   #4
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The most popular intakes in the forum are CAI Inc, Rotofab and Vararam. Cheaper options include K&N and Spectre. Everyone is probably going to recommend you what they have. I just switched from a K&N to a CAI and the fit is much better as it is more expensive but the seat of the pants feeling is about the same (most intakes gain you around 10 hp). It depends on which one you like and what you want to spend.
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:00 PM   #5

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I went AIRAID and love it. Personally I think they're all good, it's just a tube with a open filter on the end of it lol
- Airaid cold air intake - Kooks 1 7/8 long tube headers
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:04 PM   #6

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* 2012 2SS Camaro Convertible Ashen Gray
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:34 PM   #7
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I diito, his ditto
2010 RS/SS - C.A.I Intake, Muffler Delete, Skip Shift, VMAX TB
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:45 PM   #8
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Everyone will say CAI. lol
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:48 PM   #9
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Cold Air Inductions.

2013 CRT 2SS RS – Heritage Grille, CAI, ZL1 Style Splitter, Chrome OEM Wheels.
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:49 PM   #10
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Can I join the dittos! Lol CAI /w scoop!
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:03 PM   #11

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Start here:

and you can find probably 10 other topics asking the same question on the first page alone in the motor board:
Perm-a-grin in place.....
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Old 05-04-2013, 06:09 AM   #12
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As you can already tell, CAI Inc intakes are very popular for these cars. The link that JimE posted is a tech article I wrote to answer some of the questions people have about air intake systems. Give it a look and if you have any questions feel free to send me a private message.

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Old 05-04-2013, 06:42 AM   #13
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Great thread posted by Jim E & great write up Chase!
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Old 05-04-2013, 09:08 AM   #14

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CAI w/ Apex Scoop and Windshield Washer reservoir from Chase at

Need I say more?
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