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The difference between these 2 intakes is the tubing, I understand, and the black tubing deflects heat, thus cooler air ...


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Old 02-15-2012, 12:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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The difference between these 2 intakes is the tubing, I understand, and the black tubing deflects heat, thus cooler air more power. Being the only difference, I'm right?

Is there a "The Best" CAI? I feel they're all the same, maybe someone has input. They're all going to give me the growl when you punch it, no? Maybe a little more power

I know most of you are partial to the vararam, but it's not what I'm looking for, kind of partial to this style intake

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Plastic=cooler air temps=more hp

metal=hotter air temps=less hp

Thats the only difference.
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The temp. Difference are basically negligible, pick the one you like the best


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Not sure how drastic the difference is, but I would go with the plastic tubing just because I don't like the engine bay being all black and then one big chrome tube. It looks out of place in my eyes.


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i would personally get the plastic one also


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I just put installed the AFE CIA on my 2012. It has the metal tube but it is black. I installed about three days ago and have seen an increase of about a mile and a half of fuel mileage. I love it.
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Right on, Thanks guys. Probably going to go with the plastic tubed K&N. I get a good deal at my local auto parts store.
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i just bought the k&n 63 series and that is what summit racing reconmended over the volant and vararam. got it on amazon for $249
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if anything, black would absorb heat and the chrome would reflect it. The material it's made of however will also make a difference.
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The bottom line is that the difference might be 1 HP. Who the hell cares?!
Buy what you want. I personally hate Chrome, so the choice would be easy for me.


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