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      12-14-2011, 03:34 PM   #1
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New AFE Magnum Intake for N52

I just found out that AFE has a new intake system for the N52. I previously had their garbage intake and got rid of it but now was wondering if this new system is any good.

I hope the reviews would be good.

http://afepower.com/shop/details_new...0L&&brandID=56
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      12-14-2011, 03:48 PM   #2
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Wow, I REALLY LIKE IT!, but for 500+ id prob go with the euro box. idk
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      12-14-2011, 03:49 PM   #3
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"12HP, 15LBS. x FT." SHUT THE FRONT DOOR.

Need to see some reviews on this asap!
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      12-14-2011, 03:52 PM   #4
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I want this intake, but doubt it'll be any better than a Eurobox which costs something like $150 less.

It's probably the nicest looking intake box there is.

But seriously, don't expect 12whp. You can optimistically expect probably 5whp.
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I wonder if they fixed the surging issue with this one, or have a different location for the MAS
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      12-14-2011, 03:58 PM   #6
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and also on there site they also list the regular stage 2 intake at 420, everyone knows you can get them cheaper then that. I think its just MSRP. The magnum has to be less
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and also on there site they also list the regular stage 2 intake at 420, everyone knows you can get them cheaper then that. I think its just MSRP. The magnum has to be less
Jlevi posted it already, and it's $530 shipped.
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alot better design... but doubt it will do anything close to what they advertise... but a nice step forward from the crap they were selling before (still).
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Jlevi posted it already, and it's $530 shipped.
Then I guess ill stick to my stock box w charcoal delete and $25 paper filter lol
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Then I guess ill stick to my stock box w charcoal delete and $25 paper filter lol
lol word. Dry filter drop-in that can be cleaned by shaking it = win
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given their bad reputation on their previous intake for the NA, doubt this will sell unless someone does a good honest review on it.
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lol word. Dry filter drop-in that can be cleaned by shaking it = win
Hell yea, forget that oiled shit lol...25 bucks every 5k from the dealer...ive had to budget it in, but i make do.
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why would they create an enclosure, then break it with those two extra inlets? That defeats the purpose of the negative pressure (sucking) generated by an completely enclosed design.
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why would they create an enclosure, then break it with those two extra inlets? That defeats the purpose of the negative pressure (sucking) generated by an completely enclosed design.
perhaps for sound purposes... probably the closed case didnt sound good for sound driven buyers.
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I just want to see where they got their numbers from. IF it produces those numbers I'll pick one up for sure.
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don't trust the reviews. i remember when i bought my afe.. everyone said is was the best you could get back then :P
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"12HP, 15LBS. x FT." SHUT THE FRONT DOOR.

Need to see some reviews on this asap!
Wow AFE claims more power then a PBX or AA Tune... I wonder what the real gains are.

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this intake looks very nice but i'll spend my $500 elsewhere lol.
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Man I wish I knew about this before I bought my euro intake!
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