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Old 11-13-2005, 07:17 PM   #1
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airbox or SR with JRSC?

so i was thinking today while driving. Which is better to use with a JRSC....the factory airbox? or a SR intake? I was thinking maybe i could try a few things, see what works best. First idea i had was use the HIA sr i have, take off the filter, and run that into the airbox, see if i notice anything.


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or you could custom make a short ram intake!!
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i have a short ram on there now, i was also thinking of extending it futher away from the engine so there is less heat.
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a CAI would be better for the SC, lower intake temps than a short ram and better power,
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The svt air box would work best with a K&N filter. It doesnt pull in as much engine bay heat.
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a CAI would be better for the SC, lower intake temps than a short ram and better power,
No you do not want to place the filter father away that means it just has longer to go to get heted it does'nt matter if the filter if five feet or five inches away it is going to be the same temp after going though the S/C. And if you have a BBK just use the SVT air box because the tune was designed around it.
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Personally, I would do the CAI.

Regaurdless of what people think a CAI will always do better, the half second or less that the air travels through it isnt long enough for the air to heat up...... keep in mind you will be sucking in cooler air instead of hot engine bay air.


With a roots style non cooled SC a few degrees of intake charge air DOES make a difference.
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ok so i think im going to extend my intake tube and possibly make a heat shield for it. I kinda wish i would have kept my AEM CAI but was told they dont work to well with a SC. Oh well. If i do extend it, should i leave the MAF at the end of the SR now and extend it from there? Or move the MAF to the end of the new pipe.
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Personally, I would do the CAI.

Regaurdless of what people think a CAI will always do better, the half second or less that the air travels through it isnt long enough for the air to heat up...... keep in mind you will be sucking in cooler air instead of hot engine bay air when starting off in 1st gear.


With a roots style non cooled SC a few degrees of intake charge air DOES make a difference.
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The hot air under the hood HAS to go somewhere when you are moving. I was watching my IAT # one time when I was datalogging and it drops to within a few degrees ambient temp when you start moving. While a CAI would benefit you on a launch, it gets dirty quicker and has a chance of sucking up water.

I'd probably use the SVT airbox, cut off the little hump in front of the ram air snorkel, and get a better air filter... and possibly get rid of the accordian tube that connects the intake to the throttle body.
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Don't edit me... I dont come to where you work and throw rocks at you while your cutting grass j/k



It also depends on how long you drive as well, if you out racing the short ram will eventually start heating up and it will show higher AIT's



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I got an AEM CAI with a heat shield / water deflector for the filter
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