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Old 05-20-2013, 03:45 PM   #1
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Best cold air intake.

So my birthday is next week and I'm treating myself to a cold air intake finally. CAI is high on my list. Anyone have any recommendation beside CAI?
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Old 05-20-2013, 03:59 PM   #2
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Threads like this are little more that a poll of what the members online at the moment have on their car. Give the thread below a look. It discusses the pros and cons of the different types of intakes available for these cars. It should help you make a choice. If you have any questions afterwards feel free to hit me up.

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Old 05-20-2013, 04:01 PM   #3
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Old 05-20-2013, 04:35 PM   #4
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Old 05-20-2013, 05:14 PM   #5
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Bump ........ for a birthday beaten topic. Lol
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Old 05-20-2013, 06:00 PM   #6
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So my birthday is next week and I'm treating myself to a cold air intake finally. CAI is high on my list. Anyone have any recommendation beside CAI?
Well, what are you looking for? Do you want a ram air style CAI? Do you want a fenderwell style? Is price a consideration? Do you want something that needs to be tuned? Do you care if you have to relocate your windshield washer fluid reservoir? Do you care about altering the position of your radiator? All these need to be considered, because each different style of CAI will have some affect on one of these. Also, it's not WHAT people have, more important is WHY a person has a particular CAI...

Unbiased advice, if I didn't go with Vararam, I would have went with an underhood style CAI with a scoop that seals itself off from the engine bay when the hood is open and closed and does not require tuning or relocating the washer reservoir. But I went with Vararam. And while most people will spout what they bought simply because they bought it because 100 people all have it and none of them have any idea what the actual advantages/disadvantages are...I will tell you that I chose Vararam because it gets its air source from ram air. Meaning it gets the coldest possible air especially while the car is moving. Any heat from the radiator gets blocked with a heat shield and also gets cooled when the car is in motion. Those are the reasons I went with Vararam. And it looks different than other typical CAIs.
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Old 05-20-2013, 06:01 PM   #7
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Bump ........ for a birthday beaten topic. Lol
I want to see that noob picture again ... Please post it Smirnoff
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Old 05-20-2013, 06:20 PM   #9
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So my birthday is next week and I'm treating myself to a cold air intake finally. CAI is high on my list. Anyone have any recommendation beside CAI?

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Old 05-20-2013, 07:37 PM   #10
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i went with vararam....love it, the hardest part is getting the filter out to clean the dam thing. besides that ....no regrate
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:26 PM   #11
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I would give ADM a shot being they just made 1100 hp. through there race intake. How many others can say that. Plus the MAF sensor is inside to get a true reading. Plus it is high quality and made in USA.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:03 PM   #12
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Getting my ADM race intake this week heard lots of good feedback from people
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:28 PM   #13
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I like the dual hamster intake.....talk about HP!



Large tube with hamster wheel and 2hamsters inside after a shot of nitrous
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Old 05-21-2013, 01:14 AM   #14
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Old 05-21-2013, 09:37 AM   #15
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ADM Race... but I am biased. lol I upgraded from the K&N. It made a full tenth difference in the 1/8th and gave me almost a full MPH. I am still in need of a tune.
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Old 05-21-2013, 02:56 PM   #16
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Get the ADM RACE CAI w/scoop! As they said above, they just made 1100hp thru this CAI and I personally installed it on my car and it helped put me in the 11 sec club with just bolt ons.

My second choice would be Vararam

Then third would be a tie between CAI inc and Halltech.
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:57 PM   #17
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I like the dual hamster intake.....talk about HP!



Large tube with hamster wheel and 2hamsters inside after a shot of nitrous
Ahhh finally my sarcastic people have arrived!

Do you know it's been lonely in this here section since 2009? With the exception of a few that know who they are lol.
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Old 05-21-2013, 11:57 PM   #18
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Ahhh finally my sarcastic people have arrived!

Do you know it's been lonely in this here section since 2009? With the exception of a few that know who they are lol.
Haha don't feel alone, I know what u mean but I like to have a laugh here and there, but................ I was serious (it's hamster HP!!) lol
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Old 05-22-2013, 01:22 AM   #20
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Haha don't feel alone, I know what u mean but I like to have a laugh here and there, but................ I was serious (it's hamster HP!!) lol
I have a pair of exotic JDM hampsters.
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Old 05-22-2013, 07:38 AM   #22
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Get the ADM RACE CAI w/scoop! As they said above, they just made 1100hp thru this CAI and I personally installed it on my car and it helped put me in the 11 sec club with just bolt ons.

My second choice would be Vararam

Then third would be a tie between CAI inc and Halltech.
What bolt ons you have?
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Old 05-22-2013, 08:07 AM   #23
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What bolt ons you have?
I personally have 1 7/8 headers 3" exhaust no cats, UDP, Vmax TB, ADM Race CAI w/ ADM scoop, Circle D converter, DR's
Ohh and a sticker on my back windshield that's bad ass! It has to he worth a tenth!
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I have found the Vararam performs the best.
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I personally have 1 7/8 headers 3" exhaust no cats, UDP, Vmax TB, ADM Race CAI w/ ADM scoop, Circle D converter, DR's
Ohh and a sticker on my back windshield that's bad ass! It has to he worth a tenth!
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