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Old 03-16-2007, 03:41 PM   #1
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Exclamation Cold air or short ram? need helpp

I want to get an intake, but I am not sure what to get. Cold air or short ram?
What brands are best?


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Old 03-16-2007, 03:49 PM   #2
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welll...
it really depends...
with my work being a mudhole....
i would go with short ram....
a cool air is definatly gonna be alot better...
go with a cosworth or an AEM
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It doesn't rain too much in texas. Just really hot, so I am guessing that I might be okay with getting a cold air. That leads to the question if I should also invest into a air bypass valve.
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uhmmmmm
i think u would be wasteing ur money...
the cool air will be fine.....
i think with the cool air u can even shorten if u want tooo
iono
thats how my honda was...
maybe not iono
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Old 03-16-2007, 04:10 PM   #5
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hey whats up
i live in maryland [its freezing rain out now]
and i have a cai.no bypass.no need as long as filter doesnt get submerged.
i just cant drive thru more than 2 inches of h2o.
i just got a piece of thin gauge sheet aluminum,water shield going on soon as it dries out.
no river driving.hehe
the best advice i can give is 2 get what u want
though i have 2 admit my friends short ram had slightly better
throttle respnse.
but mine seemed to pull harder.
btw.we both had just gotten our fofo's and intakes were the first thing 2 go on.
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Old 03-16-2007, 04:12 PM   #6
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I guess I will just need to get one and see how it performs.
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o yeah u could make it a short ram,
but u cant really shorten mine cause it mounts 2 radiator support on drivers side.then tube goes up into inner fender.about 10 in ches from ground.
so if i just cut a lil off tube it would b closer 2 ground.
plus the bypass valve would go inbetween 2 tubes-right next 2 hot engine.
w/ cai inner fender well protects filter some just not from bottom.
o well just turn off ignition if ur going 2 roll into water over a few inches ,
and cut it and dry filter if u ever do submerge it.
but i dont know anything.just what i like.
good luck dude
pay attention to size though some r 2.5 in some 3in.
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I never thought this would be so complicated?
So many options, ugh.
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A CAI is the way to go....you're not sucking up hot underhood air...check out my post here on this forum group and see what I just purchased-PM me if you want some other info..
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