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Old 08-08-2009, 11:21 PM   #1
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When is the Vararam intake coming?

They said sometime in August. Any word on the exact date and the projected hp?
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Old 08-09-2009, 12:28 AM   #2
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Projected hp while the car is in motion is between 30-40, no exact date. Should be fairly soon, they mentioned their mileage testing was nearly complete. Keep an eye on the two threads here.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30511

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=29331
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Old 08-09-2009, 08:15 AM   #3
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It would be nice to get an occasional update (weekly?)
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Old 08-09-2009, 09:40 AM   #4
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It would be nice to get an occasional update (weekly?)
Sure that would be nice wouldn't it. But they are a company developing an intake, they have no obligation to post on our little forum. Were not the only ones they make intakes for. I agree with your point, but i say be happy with the updates we get and consider ourselves lucky for the amount of vendors and manufacturers that do post in here already, vararam included.
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Old 08-09-2009, 10:58 PM   #6
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To help you out as of Friday all work on the A6 was done and this weekend he was doing some testing on a M6, If all is 100% on the M6 then it go's to making a mold, And some test Pc after that send out some test pc to mulls to make shore that there is no problems on cars out of Houston Tx area if all gos will in less then 2 weeks for test mulls to ship out.
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Old 08-09-2009, 11:27 PM   #7
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We're looking at mid September before we see this thing I would say. Hope thing pushes at least 30HP.
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Old 08-10-2009, 08:30 AM   #8
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Hope thing pushes at least 30HP.
I highly doubt it will come close to 30hp. I expect it to be more along the lines of the gains from the New Era intake of 15-20 hp with a tune.
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Old 08-10-2009, 08:32 AM   #9
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Any truth to the rumor that this type of setup sucks in rain water?
Supposedly vette owner have had to take theirs to the shop due to this.
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Old 08-10-2009, 06:08 PM   #10
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Any truth to the rumor that this type of setup sucks in rain water?
Supposedly vette owner have had to take theirs to the shop due to this.
no worries... i think it's part of their 'patent' thats pending. i just read that on the vararam thread. they're taking care of this for sure.
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Old 08-10-2009, 10:38 PM   #11
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If we're only going to get 15-20 HP like New Era then why are we waiting for this thing to come out -- we should just go with New Era.
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Old 08-10-2009, 10:57 PM   #12
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That was just mr draco's opinion. It will be more than that I assure you. And for one thing the welds look terrible on the new era. It's 500 for a second thing and my guess vararam will be slightly cheaper.
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Old 08-10-2009, 11:58 PM   #13
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It's definatly going to be 67 - 184 hp minimum...that's in 108 temps with two plug wires pulled to make it sporting for the mustangs.
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Old 08-11-2009, 01:43 AM   #14
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Guys, I'm holding out for Vararam...nothing wrong with waiting a few more to see if the claim is true. No one should really be in that big of a hurry. Just sit back....hold up....

This crucial part has been on my list for some time. If it comes out and isn't all it's cracked up to be....(like that would happen)...then I'll start looking elsewhere.

IMO, it'll be worth it.
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Old 08-11-2009, 05:06 AM   #15
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will you have to get a tune with this and will it void the warranty? thx
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Old 08-11-2009, 07:25 AM   #16
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will you have to get a tune with this and will it void the warranty? thx
No tune with this mod is necessary. It has no more a chance of voiding your warranty than any other CAI.



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And the New Era is made out of metal, can we say BAD HEATSOAK. The Camaro's stock intake is suffering bad from heatsoak and it is plastic, what the heck you think is going to happen with metal?
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And the New Era is made out of metal, can we say BAD HEATSOAK. The Camaro's stock intake is suffering bad from heatsoak and it is plastic, what the heck you think is going to happen with metal?
...the metal will turn to an ice block????
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Old 08-11-2009, 07:49 AM   #19
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And the New Era is made out of metal, can we say BAD HEATSOAK. The Camaro's stock intake is suffering bad from heatsoak and it is plastic, what the heck you think is going to happen with metal?
There should be a "time out" for people like you who post misinformation....
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So you are going to tell me the metal will not take on the heat faster than the plastic?
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Old 08-11-2009, 08:23 AM   #21
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The new era is nice and has nice gain, but honestl looks lopsided to me and I want som symmetry to my engine bay, and the Vararam advertises more gain on their G8 version so I am willign to wait and see.
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The simple fact is yes the metal will heat up and yes the plastic will heat up, either way your going to experience heatsoak in some form. One of the good things about a metal setup is if your considering nitrous eventually it makes a good spot to tap into without messing up the whole intake.

I've got us inquiring about getting a hold of the Vararam intake so i'll keep all you guys posted!!
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Guys, I'm holding out for Vararam...nothing wrong with waiting a few more to see if the claim is true. No one should really be in that big of a hurry. Just sit back....hold up....

This crucial part has been on my list for some time. If it comes out and isn't all it's cracked up to be....(like that would happen)...then I'll start looking elsewhere.

IMO, it'll be worth it.
We are doing extensive tests to ensure the high quality and performance of our Camaro unit once we go to full production and "no check engine light!!!" Remember all Vararam units come with our Performance Guarantee - If you don't like it - If you don't love it - If it does not perform the way we say it will - We will gladly take the unit back and pay the shipping both ways!!!!!! The wait will be well worth it and you will be pleased!!!
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So if it does come out in mid-august, since there are liek 350 people on the "i'm in list" now, how long are we really looking at?
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So if it does come out in mid-august, since there are liek 350 people on the "i'm in list" now, how long are we really looking at?
Once we go into "full production" we are able to process the orders as quickly as we can produce the units - shop guys are estimating being able to do 100-125 in less than a week - given our parts suppliers are keeping up!!!!! Just a rough estimate now - but know that we will not rush production at any time to "just fill orders"!!!! Each unit will be high quality in looks and performance!!!!
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