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      03-08-2016, 08:00 PM   #1
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US intake with DIY dinan CAI or Euro intake???

I currently have an euro intake, it definitely feels and sounds different; but I also have the US intake sitting in the garage, and i can DIY it to a dinan style CAI too. The Euro box definitely looks better, but the diana could possibly increase power due to more air going into the intake box. so i need suggestion whether i should go for the Dinan CAI or stick with the EURO? is it worth doing it??

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Diana? What? Did you mean Dinan?
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Diana? What? Did you mean Dinan?
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You can DIY the Dinan style aux intake port on the Euro box also - that way you also keep the benefit of EZ filter changes since the Euro lid comes off for filter change, instead of having to remove entire airbox...
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Dinan. The European airbox offers nothing outside of easy filter changes.
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He's not looking to use an actual Dinan airbox though - he wants to DIY modify one of the OEM airboxes with the xtra hose coming off airbox down to front grill @ bottom of bumper
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He's not looking to use an actual Dinan airbox though - he wants to DIY modify one of the OEM airboxes with the xtra hose coming off airbox down to front grill @ bottom of bumper
The Dinan ram air intake uses the stock airbox.
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