Maybe I'm an idiot...I dunno...So these CAIs such as the FC and the volant, both use the stock snorkel (SVT for FC) So they are taking air from the same point as the stock intake, except into a different style airbox and filter. The airbox doesn't seem any different (assuming the hole on the top of them both is fully sealed to the hood - i hope - someone who knows please verify this) so it seems to me that the only change is a less restrictive air filter. The stock intake takes in air from the front of the engine bay...I don't see any real difference between stock and these $200 - $250 kits.
Someone tell me what the big improvement is from stock to these...because it seems to me since they take in air from the exact same point as stock it won't do much...
Please set me straight here