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Old 27 Apr 2009, 11:10 pm
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Question Airraid Intake or AEM Short Ram Intake?

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Old 28 Apr 2009, 10:29 pm
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....I'm thinkin' that Mean Green would say.....
Ram intake looks "cool", but is pulling hot air from the engine compartment. AirRaid Intake systems give you a cold air box, pulling air from the wheel well.
Neither will be giving you any significant better performance...except...
I have a na 5-speed, and the AirRaid Intake system definately gives me a very quick pedal response; beside the nice growl!
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Default Re: Airraid Intake or AEM Short Ram Intake?

Thanks for the input Frank. I was thinking the same way in regards to the pulling of hot air vs. cool air. Does the air raid system make much of a difference in terms of exhaust tone?
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....I'm thinkin' that Mean Green would say.....
Ram intake looks "cool", but is pulling hot air from the engine compartment. AirRaid Intake systems give you a cold air box, pulling air from the wheel well.
Neither will be giving you any significant better performance...except...
I have a na 5-speed, and the AirRaid Intake system definately gives me a very quick pedal response; beside the nice growl!
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Thanks for the input Frank. I was thinking the same way in regards to the pulling of hot air vs. cool air. Does the air raid system make much of a difference in terms of exhaust tone?
If you open up the intake past the airraid it will make more of a difference both in intake and exhaust sound, at least I found that to be so. The airbox to turbo pipe really chokes down to a small opening because of the sound reducer built in to it. Get or make a new pipe for this.
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Answer: The AirRaid intake has a great "growl" at above 4K RPM! I love it so much, I'm sure my gas mileage is down significantly!
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Definitely airraid. Anything to keep those intake temperatures down. AKA...the farther away from the motor and closer to the front you can get your intake...the better.
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