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Old 08-02-2009, 10:06 AM   #1
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which cold air system is best

Hey ya'll, Trying to figure out which cold air induction system I should buy. Any body know which system works best, looks the best installed, cost, etc.....
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Old 08-02-2009, 12:55 PM   #2
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I am waiting for the vararam sytem its an over the raadiator setup so i feel its in a better place to suck in more air. New era also offers this type of system. New era is around $500 and the vraram system will probably be close to that. Everyone else that advertises a CAI most of them are what i call short ram or side mounted intakes, they give better piping than stock and a better filter and all basically similiar. They are going from $300 to $400. Whichever you pick look for the dyno numbers and see what gains they advertise. Vararam comes with a pretty nice guarentee and the seem to be really concentrating on fine tuning their product before launch. Most everybody else pushed out some piping and a filter in a hurry to get into the market.
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Old 08-02-2009, 01:11 PM   #3
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Old 08-02-2009, 02:19 PM   #4
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I'm trying to figure out the same thing, which one is better. I want to buy one locally and pay cash for it -vs- ordering one and putting it on a credit card. I don't want to hear about spending MORE money on the car from my wife and family.

Any idea where I could find one locally?

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Old 08-02-2009, 02:23 PM   #5
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Old 08-02-2009, 02:24 PM   #6
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Russ Hunsaker I'm trying to figure out the same thing, which one is better. I want to buy one locally and pay cash for it -vs- ordering one and putting it on a credit card. I don't want to hear about spending MORE money on the car from my wife and family.

Any idea where I could find one locally?

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Just try checking your local tuner or speed shops they should be able to order let u pay cash and have it sent to their shop good luck
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Great suggestion John, now if I just knew which one to order!

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Old 08-02-2009, 05:06 PM   #8
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Great suggestion John, now if I just knew which one to order!

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wait a little while and let other people post on what they bought .
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Old 08-02-2009, 06:20 PM   #9
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I got the Hennesey. You can here the diffrence of the amount of air coming in the engine. Seems to be working well for me & i love the extra sound under the hood under full throttle.
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Old 08-02-2009, 07:02 PM   #10
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Old 08-02-2009, 07:07 PM   #11
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The major restriction is in the 90 degree bend, Vararam works!
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:07 PM   #12
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I carry the NEw Era, the Roto-Fab, and the VaraRam.

I do not know if there is one I would push more than the others, they all have great gains, sound good under the hood, and look much better than stock.

I have sold all 3 of these (ordered the vararam), and each customer has been happy so far.

Of course there is probably some difference in power gains, but they will still be very similar, and all are better than stock. If there is a look you like better, then go with it.

If you have any other questions or are looking to purchase one, feel free to get in touch, and I can take care of you.
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Old 08-02-2009, 09:02 PM   #13
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I bought the Hennessey and was completely disapointed with it. I had a severe MPG drop and the system got too hot to touch. It was recommended that I run a few tankfulls of gas throught the car so after about 450 more miles on the car, nothing improved. I have decided to get the plastic RotoFab system, so in the meantime I put my factory air intake back on. Guess what.......my MPG went back up immediately with my next tankfull of gas. My car had gone from 22.5 to 14.5 and is now back up to 21. I reset the system everytime I fill up.
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I got the Hennesey. You can here the diffrence of the amount of air coming in the engine. Seems to be working well for me & i love the extra sound under the hood under full throttle.
No issues here either... may have picked up 1mpg or could be from break in... Definitely didn't lose any.

Try touching a New Era if you want to talk about HOT!!!
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