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Intake Question #117549 Mar 5, 5:49pm Mar 5, 5:49pm
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Intake Question
What's the different between the Cold Air Intake sold on eBay and those of AEM or Injen etc..??? Don't they perform the same, because they look the same, same size and shape. Just looking for some comments. any opinion welcome.

thanks


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117550 Mar 5, 5:51pm Mar 5, 5:51pm
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one word - quality

Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117551 Mar 5, 6:40pm Mar 5, 6:40pm
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ya...quality...


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Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117552 Mar 5, 6:53pm Mar 5, 6:53pm
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Quality, fitment, and all, you get what you pay for, if i were you i would save up and get AEM or Injen, its worth it!

Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117553 Mar 5, 6:57pm Mar 5, 6:57pm
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K&N is another option.

Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117554 Mar 5, 6:59pm Mar 5, 6:59pm
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Same story--quality makes it easier installing also because everything is accounted for and explained. My Injen went in pretty easily even though they say "installation is extremely difficult, we insist on a professional" I am not by any means a pro, but it went in smooth because it had everything I needed and was explained well.

Re: Intake Question [Re: grcelica] #117555 Mar 5, 9:26pm Mar 5, 9:26pm
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rolleyes Well i guess that's a good point. But AEM and Injen are quite expensive. We're talking $100-250 right? Does anyone know any link that sell them sort of cheap?? and as for as performance how much noticable hp gain? I'm trying to get as much of info as i can get b4 making up my mind. wink


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117556 Mar 5, 9:32pm Mar 5, 9:32pm
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
rolleyes Well i guess that's a good point. But AEM and Injen are quite expensive. We're talking $100-250 right? Does anyone know any link that sell them sort of cheap?? and as for as performance how much noticable hp gain? I'm trying to get as much of info as i can get b4 making up my mind. wink
Do a search on this site for gains.

As for price, I have seen a few of them sold on ebay by respectable people for 150-175.

You could also buy from this site.


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Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117557 Mar 5, 9:32pm Mar 5, 9:32pm
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Im in the same boat I orded a DIY grill of ebay a week ago for $16.01 it should be here soon. I was checking out the Intakes there also. They all look cheap. LOL they sell coilverover for $40 come on spineyes. Anyways i would get the legit ones even though they havea Weapon R for like $120. Is that any good?

Side not they headers for like $180 which is reall good. Im thinking bout getting them.

Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117558 Mar 5, 9:44pm Mar 5, 9:44pm
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yeah i was luking around in eBay too, i also saw the Weapon R type but not sure if they good when comparing to AEM or Injen. I dunno if the headers they sell are any different from stock. The last time i bought a header from them for my old civic they have the same diameter hole, don't think it make any different at all.


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117559 Mar 5, 9:49pm Mar 5, 9:49pm
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
yeah i was luking around in eBay too, i also saw the Weapon R type but not sure if they good when comparing to AEM or Injen. I dunno if the headers they sell are any different from stock. The last time i bought a header from them for my old civic they have the same diameter hole, don't think it make any different at all.


Weapon R sucks.
eBay "performance" products suck.

Re: Intake Question [Re: silver] #117560 Mar 5, 11:06pm Mar 5, 11:06pm
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MOST OF "NO NAME" Intakes DO NOT FIT!!!!!

Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117561 Mar 5, 11:38pm Mar 5, 11:38pm
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go Injen Short Ram or AEM cold air.

i'm expecting my Injen Short Ram sometime this week grin

there was this one Intake on ebay called RVM, i heard reviews somewhere here before and some guy said it was missing so many parts. it had the clamps but they weren't even durable enough to hold the tube in place.


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Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117562 Mar 6, 12:55am Mar 6, 12:55am
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buy AEM or Injen. CAI for performance or Short Ram for looks

Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117563 Mar 6, 6:35pm Mar 6, 6:35pm
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How much did you guy spend on Short Ram or CAI?? Don't matter if Injen or AEM. Where would be a good place to get them for a good price???

thanks y'all


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Intake Question [Re: celicafourotwo] #117564 Mar 6, 6:41pm Mar 6, 6:41pm
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Never sacrifice quality just to save a few bucks. Go with proven, trusted names. Going with shit in the first place will end up costing you more money in the long run happywink

Re: Intake Question [Re: CeLlYgT04] #117565 Mar 6, 6:49pm Mar 6, 6:49pm
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Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Never sacrifice quality just to save a few bucks. Go with proven, trusted names. Going with shit in the first place will end up costing you more money in the long run happywink


ditto.

another way to look at is is like this: Intakes usually only give about 2-3 whp (for name brand Intakes such as Injen, rmm, and AEM). so on the flip side, you can't expect such 'gains' by going with 2nd rate parts. (think 1 whp).

but the main difference is quality--go with Injen (CAI, shortram) AEM (CAI) and rmm (shortram) thumbsup

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what do you guy think about "Cosmo racing" and "Mimo" Cold Air Intake? Cosmo racing run about $120 and Mimo about $80. They are brand name but i dunno if they good or not.


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
what do you guy think about "Cosmo racing" and "Mimo" cold air intake? Cosmo racing run about $120 and Mimo about $80. They are brand name but i dunno if they good or not.

Never heard about...

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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
what do you guy think about "Cosmo racing" and "Mimo" cold air intake? Cosmo racing run about $120 and Mimo about $80. They are brand name but i dunno if they good or not.

Never heard about...


Really? i got it from a website. don't remember what though.


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
what do you guy think about "Cosmo racing" and "Mimo" cold air intake? Cosmo racing run about $120 and Mimo about $80. They are brand name but i dunno if they good or not.

Never heard about...


Really? i got it from a website. don't remember what though.


never heard of them either.

i still say best bet is rmm, Injen, & AEM. your mimo & cosmo racing are just about the same price anyway so don't take chances.

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