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Boght my svtf came with short ram intake connected to a tube going to the grill should i keep that or go stock with k&n fillter i mean when i step on it, it responds very quick and pulls hard 😀

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I would have to do something about that shiny circle on your lower grill...looks bad. SO its basically like a modified CAI. If you could cover that shine up somehow I would definitely keep it if it works for you.
 

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hideous..... Go stock put a K&N drop in for better performance
Do you know the drop in would be better performance? Any numbers? For both his system and the drop in?
 

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Do you know the drop in would be better performance? Any numbers? For both his system and the drop in?
Why do you think Jackson Racing kept the Stock intake box and just used a drop in high flow panel filter with their supercharger?

SR or CAI Intake on the SVT is a waste of money and give no performance benefit.

SR = worse than stock you are sucking in all that heat from the top of the engine bay

CAI = will only benefit top end but you lose a little low end

Any dork claiming it adds power is just trying to justify his/her "wasted" purchase of $200-$400, save that money and put it towards a mod that actually does something like STS or ORP / Flexpipe / Tune..... etc.

I know OP's car came like this but dude it looks like utter a$$ I would get the stock intake box + Snorkel and a K&N panel filter ASAP..... fix your lower grill and get rid of that shiny "Spittoon"
 

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Why do you think Jackson Racing kept the Stock intake box and just used a drop in high flow panel filter with their supercharger?

SR or CAI Intake on the SVT is a waste of money and give no performance benefit.

SR = worse than stock you are sucking in all that heat from the top of the engine bay

CAI = will only benefit top end but you lose a little low end

Any dork claiming it adds power is just trying to justify his/her "wasted" purchase of $200-$400, save that money and put it towards a mod that actually does something like STS or ORP / Flexpipe / Tune..... etc.

I know OP's car came like this but dude it looks like utter a$$ I would get the stock intake box + Snorkel and a K&N panel filter ASAP..... fix your lower grill and get rid of that shiny "Spittoon"
I agree it looks kinda funny, but I feel that unless we get actual numbers, be it dyno, intake air temps, or even 0-60s we can't assume the power is gonna be better or worse. Just my opinion
 

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Also that thing you are running right now doesn't look like there is any oil on the filter element..... which means you are not filtering jack. All you are doing is just sucking in all that dirt into your engine.


I forgot you do get one benefit of a SR/CAI they sound cool a nice little whistle when slamming the accelerator down.....If you even call that a benefit but to each their own.
 
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