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Old 07-08-2013, 07:18 PM   #1
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cold-air intake recommendations?

Been looking around and deciding between 2 K&N ones but still unsure what to get. Anyone have recommendations based on ones they have?
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Old 07-08-2013, 07:20 PM   #2
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The popular ones I've heard about are CAI Inc. vararam. And injen. If you want cheap spectre is $150.
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Old 07-08-2013, 07:20 PM   #3
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Old 07-08-2013, 07:26 PM   #5
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I like RotoFab. It increases HP, throttle response and looks good too
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Old 07-08-2013, 07:31 PM   #6
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Old 07-08-2013, 07:32 PM   #7
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CAI or Rotofab.......CAI is just amazing looking...changes the whole engine bay:
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Old 07-08-2013, 07:55 PM   #8
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Roto-fab-air...56d5df&vxp=mtr

keep doing more research.thoughts?
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Do a search and find Janetty's dyno test. He tested most of the popular ones back to back and I think the CAI made the most power. He then added a ADM scoop to the CAI and it made even more power.
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Been looking around and deciding between 2 K&N ones but still unsure what to get. Anyone have recommendations based on ones they have?
If you research it sum, you won't be considering between 2 K&N intakes. Unless you are only wanting to spend the least amount possible. Also in case you are under the impression that you will be getting the big HP gains that K&N puts on the Internet, you will be in for a sad surprise!

Get a good quality CAI, like the ADM Race or Street series w/ scoop! I have it and love it. Perfect balance of looks, performance, and versatility in case you wanna go supercharged on down the line!
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:51 PM   #11
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CAI or Roto-Fab. Then get an Apex Scoop!!
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Old 07-08-2013, 10:16 PM   #13
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I have the CAI, washer relocation and air scoop. All purchased from Chase at Apex. Great guys to deal with. Easy install, Chase even recommend how I could hide the washer bottle inside the CAI box looks awesome. Sounds great. MRT V2 install this coming weekend.
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cai inc, rotofab, adm...all with a washer relocate and scoop are the best bets for our car.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:47 PM   #15
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Since no one is willing to use this

I will just leave this here for y'all.



I have a Halltech because I like Torque with my HP and low temps.

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Old 07-08-2013, 11:52 PM   #16
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K&N FTW!!!! HAHAHA JK go vararam man and never look back.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:57 PM   #17
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Wow, it's been almost 2 days since someone asked which CAI is the best. Now we'll have to reset the counter back to ZERO again.
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:01 AM   #18
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Been looking around and deciding between 2 K&N ones but still unsure what to get. Anyone have recommendations based on ones they have?
Do you have a specific budget to work with? I had a CAI on my 12' 45th SS, currently have a Rotofab on my 1LE and of the two I like the Rotofab but if I was going to do it over again I'd spent a bit extra and give New Era a try.

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Old 07-09-2013, 12:15 AM   #19
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thanks tbone, do u know what 5-10 horsepower increase does for 1/4 mile performance?
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:47 AM   #20
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thanks tbone, do u know what 5-10 horsepower increase does for 1/4 mile performance?

Not a thing. Your splitting hairs on hp numbers that won't have much of any affect on a 4000lbs car.
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:53 AM   #21
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Looks like K&N is one of the better performing intakes. Anyway, Vararam is a great intake. Due to ram air it will keep your intake temps as close as possible to outside temps while the vehicle is moving. And the non-tune version is less expensive than every other brand while making the same power if not more power.
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Old 07-09-2013, 01:48 AM   #22
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Old 07-09-2013, 04:57 AM   #23
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K&N is absolute trash. Buy Roto-Fab, CAI, ADM etc. Oh yeah I almost forgot, buy it from Apex.
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Old 07-09-2013, 05:21 AM   #24
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I have the CAI, washer relocation and air scoop. All purchased from Chase at Apex. Great guys to deal with. Easy install, Chase even recommend how I could hide the washer bottle inside the CAI box looks awesome. Sounds great. MRT V2 install this coming weekend.
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Old 07-09-2013, 05:24 AM   #25
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Do you have a specific budget to work with? I had a CAI on my 12' 45th SS, currently have a Rotofab on my 1LE and of the two I like the Rotofab but if I was going to do it over again I'd spent a bit extra and give New Era a try.

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OP a meme we here was at the track, and was disappointed at the track last week. Go with a vararam or rotofab with a plastic intake.
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