CAI - aFe, BWoody, K&N Typhoon, or no CAI

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  1. BKuz

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    I am at a point wondering which CAI is worth buying. Is it the aFE, the BWoody or the K&N Typhoon? Or at this point will I waste my money buying any of the 3 CAI's without having Diablosport come out with a tune for my Trinity Tuner? Any opinions and inputs will be greatly appreciated.

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    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    NEITHER!!!
     
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    Bwoody appears to flow the best...
     
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    Correct me if Im wrong, but does it not look like "real" HP gains are ZIP or minor without a tune no matter what is used over stock?
    I will never use any wet filter with a MAF sensor as I have had issues early on with Ford products. Not that my MAF sensor failed, but did get contaminated with oil often and required lots of cleanings as performance suffered after only a few hundred miles.
    That huge open vent on the hood will let rain in keeps me away from most open CAI as I prefer water to stay outside of my engine.
    With the fact that SRT put so much engineering into that stock box, I figure those guys and gals in white lab coats know lots more than I do about air flow, so stock is good enough for me!
    That stock paper filter, changed often will keep more dirt out of my engine than aftermarket IMO... That is important to me as well as air flow.
     
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    BKuz Retired American Fighting Man

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    Does the BWoody come with the color coordinated rain shield?

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    There needs to be an "I am almost convinced that I might agree with you" icon....
     
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    Bwoody but do it with a tune for best results
     
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    On a stock engine, all after market CAI appear to be ineffective in providing additional HP.
     
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    Now the vendor Leo's will be monitoring you:D
     
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    solo7777 SRT Terminator Hellcat Car Club Western Regional President HCC Charter Member

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    What no matching galoshes?

    Until there is a tuner, saving my $ since it only be a fashion statement and not a functional HP adder.
     
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    All above intakes suck balls if u want sound Bwoody but not for 389 if u want call me I make a vroom vroom sound on speakerphone for free ;)
     
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    If you put lip stick on a pig......it's still a pig.:eek:
     
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