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Old 05-11-2010, 11:51 PM   #1
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Short ram intakes

I love my AEM cold air intake. It makes an amazing noise but I'm worried about dust, water... and the filter can wear out quickly or it needs to get washed frequently.

I'm looking for short ram intakes with a heat sheild and i came accross this one.

http://cgi.ebay.ca/K-N-FIPK-Air-Inta...#ht_4218wt_939

It wasnt in the svt ''read first'' section of this forum. Does it come with the heat sheild for the svt? is it worth it?

I know there is the cool-flo but it looks so cheaply made from the photos i've seen under the hood.

there is the viper pipercross... weird design.. not sure if i like it.
http://www.dcdezign.com/cheap/87647/...fc095.html#top

and this one
http://focus.c-f-m.com/freeshippingk...t170focus.aspx

I cant find any cheap ''ebay'' short rams, only a aem cai replica. if i could find a cheap ebay short ram i would carelesss about a heat sheild.

there is another solution too. I could take the top part of my aem cai and put a 2.75'' filter on it. I could remove the lower part of the cai... but i'm worried if it has enough space... if it would suck a lot of engine heat and if my thermostats housing starts cracking again if it could fill the filter with anti-freeze...
what do you think?

which one is your fav...


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dude, save the money and just do this...


Cost $35 bucks, I got the 3.5" K&N Filter.
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You're better off just running a drop-in K&N panel filter in the stock airbox and removing the resonator tube, IMO.
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ya know, i actually talked to tom about this, the SVT intake doesn't outflow a full CAI. however, it should flow equal to a SRI, so a k&n panel in teh box is as good as the SRI, just like mentioned above!
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You're better off just running a drop-in K&N panel filter in the stock airbox and removing the resonator tube, IMO.
i love the sound of my cai... the stock box is gonna be really boring for me in terms of engine noise.

and i used the k& n panel before my cai... cai makes more exiting engine noise.
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dude, save the money and just do this...


Cost $35 bucks, I got the 3.5" K&N Filter.
how you did this... i dont remember if you used your old factory intake parts by the pic. i still have all the parts of the factory intake... help me a little..
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All i did was unscrew the box just before the maf. Go to Advance Auto Parts or something, and get the 3.5" K&N Cone Filter and then thats it. It may seem big, but just keep screwing and it gets tight and thats it.
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and i did have the drop in panal, and i know that i wasnt going to get anything out of it. I just wanted a new sound, and at 5k WOT, it makes a amazing sound, and at lower RPM, WOT mmmm. But yeah i knew that i wasnt going to get shit out of it.
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