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Old 05-31-2000, 06:08 PM   #1
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Question JC Sports vs. Weapon R Air intake

Which is better?
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Old 05-31-2000, 06:14 PM   #2
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Weapon R. (only because you can actually GET IT)

Suby

*this is only my opinion, since I have neither.
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Old 05-31-2000, 06:47 PM   #3
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What year do you have?
My opinion is to get teh weaponR intake tube and get a different filter(Blitz(JC I believe uses this one)/Apex'i/K&N/Greddy). I have the weaponR and the filter is decent but get's way to dirty and clogged too fast.
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Old 05-31-2000, 06:51 PM   #4
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What about minnam ...or maybe even home versions?
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Old 05-31-2000, 06:59 PM   #5
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1999 2.5RS is the model I have. I've heard the complaints on not being able to get stuff and I must say I have to disagree. We ordered the part on Monday 29th and also found out that the hours of work are like monday wednesday friday 2:PM until 8:PM. But even with the bad open times I still got them to send me the intake today. Not to mention I live up in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. They even mentioned to me that they have an extra part for the 99s to provent the sensor from crapping out.
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Old 05-31-2000, 07:21 PM   #6
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Yeah...I got my 18mm(which I think is actually 20mm) sway bar in one week. Must be my charm.
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Old 06-01-2000, 06:30 AM   #7
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Go for the JC Sports. I have had mine for about 6 months with no MAF problems. Also, a friend of mine has the WeaponR in his 98 RS. It seems to have too many sharp angles. That can't be good for airflow. Regarding getting the WeaponR with a new filter - that is a pretty good idea, as well. However, all of my dealings with JC Sports have been positive.

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Old 06-01-2000, 07:32 AM   #8
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Anyone got pics of that JC intake? I'm curious how they support it so that it doesn't blow MAF's.
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Old 06-01-2000, 07:55 AM   #9
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where do you guys order the WeaponR from? I was running around all day trying to get just the tubing but had no luck!
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Old 06-01-2000, 08:27 AM   #10
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Neither,
Get yourself a K&N panel filter to fit in your stock box, and get replace the 2nd filter with the subaru gasket. Then get all that intake piping out of your fender, and duct tape off the holes to the fender...instant cold air intake, and no MAF problems! May not be pretty, but pretty doesn't matter when you are behind the wheel.

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Old 06-01-2000, 08:40 AM   #11
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8Complex, look at STiTkacik in Georgia's Impreza L coupe- the first pic shows the thick metal ring "thing" that keeps the vibrating intake away from the MAF. That's why JC's is better. (I think)
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Old 06-01-2000, 01:13 PM   #12
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JC Sports one, that one got good design and it just let you have more airflow.....
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Old 06-01-2000, 04:09 PM   #13
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For the people that are having problems Getting the Weapon R or any other intake give this place a call.

MXC Racing
Brad
(780) 791-9493

They've got everything in that I wanted, plau body parts from Jpn, Aus, UK or US
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Old 06-01-2000, 05:47 PM   #14
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DaPunko, does Brad @ MXC Racing have a website?
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Old 06-01-2000, 06:40 PM   #15
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isr just started selling their 99 intakes today if youre interested. i bought one. ive been having the same debate weapon r vs. jc, but i like the idea of isr's, leaving the stock plenum for more torque, just my opinion.
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Old 06-01-2000, 07:21 PM   #16
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I hav pics, I can email them if you want, I like the JC kit. (didnt come with all of the parts though.)
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Old 06-02-2000, 12:29 AM   #17
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I'm pretty sure JC doesn't use a Blitz filter. If they did their price would shoot right up.
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