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Old 07-01-2010, 03:37 PM   #150
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Originally Posted by knutsford View Post

Thanks the article was very helpful and informative. I had no idea Apexi was so much better quality than the other better known brands.

What are your thoughts on cold air vs "hi-flow" intakes?
You mean cold air vs short ram air? I'm personally partial to cold air intakes simply because the air is slightly cooler (with a heat shield on a short ram air it's pretty close), less engine bay clutter, and in my experience, it seems like the filter doesn't get as dirty as fast (with the splash guards in place of course).

I run a SRI right now but only because my FMIC doesn't allow for a CAI and I haven't bothered to have any custom intercooler piping made up to correct for that.

So basically the picks you want to make are a CAI or a SRI with a heatshield.
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