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      01-30-2013, 11:34 AM   #1
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Question Medium priced, not too loud cold-air intake?

Hey y'all,

I'm looking to buy a medium priced, "not too loud" cold-air intake.

I don't know much about intakes, so I'm looking for some suggestions.
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Define medium priced? The cliff is from hundreds to thousands. Low cost and nearly as effective as all is K&N and Charcoal delete on the stock box. For sound without performance, and I mean likely loss of performance, an open filter like the sumitomo is likely your best bet. For performance without much sound, the PI or Eurobox are at opposite ends of the cost range from each other and are pretty much the same performance wise. Systems like the AFE Stage2 sit right in the middle but have mixed results/satisfaction from our members.
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Stick with your stock intake and replace your filter regularly. That's the best route.
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By medium, I would say in the mid-hundreds.

I'm mainly getting it for sound, but I definitely do not want to sacrifice performance.

A nice, subtle sound without losing performance is what I'm looking for. I live in Canada, so I'm likely going to order it online and then get someone to install it for me.
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By medium, I would say in the mid-hundreds.

I'm mainly getting it for sound, but I definitely do not want to sacrifice performance.

A nice, subtle sound without losing performance is what I'm looking for. I live in Canada, so I'm likely going to order it online and then get someone to install it for me.
Than don't waste your money. The CAIs will decrease your performance but they are the ones that sound the best. Your best option is stay stock or go with an Eurobox intake. If you want nice sound get a good exhaust.
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Stock FTW.. unless your doing a hardcore performance direction with your vehicle, then all you need is the lil grumble from the exhaust when you open it up.
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