Just for peice of mind

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  1. omega88

    omega88 Senior Member

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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

    Black Tube
    63-1561 - K&N 63 Series Aircharger Kits, Performance Intake Kit

    Polished Tube
    77-1561KP - K&N Intake Kits, Performance Intake Kit
     
  2. S2kiHemi

    S2kiHemi Senior Member

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    Plastic=cooler air temps=more hp

    metal=hotter air temps=less hp

    Thats the only difference.
     
  3. Stangshcky12

    Stangshcky12 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    The temp. Difference are basically negligible, pick the one you like the best
     
  4. Bluesmoke91

    Bluesmoke91 2nd GEN Site Mod Staff Member

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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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    quietpeen Administrator Staff Member

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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.
     
  7. omega88

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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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