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ejk78 03-28-2011 06:30 PM

CAI opinions wanted....
 
for the ram 1500 5.7l v8, any opinions on what CAI to use?

superted 03-28-2011 06:31 PM

Volant makes a great CAI. AirRaid is also pretty darned good.

jcasey10 03-28-2011 06:42 PM

Volant, AirRaid, Afe, K&N, basically any name-brand are good. Just make sure they the one you buy has a heat shield, or it's not really a "cold" air intake.

wester399 03-28-2011 11:33 PM

I have a k&n adds some noticable power ...but the most noticable is the engine sound which happens to be about 10 times louder then stock.

Junior 03-29-2011 01:11 AM

Is the K&N comparable with Volant etc?

Barnyard 03-29-2011 08:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Junior (Post 485901)
Is the K&N comparable with Volant etc?

not in my opinion. For starters, the Volant comes with a much better, DRY filter. It's worth the little bit extra IMHO.

ejk78 04-12-2011 01:15 PM

Well i went with the K@N, WOW the sound is differant. I think the performance is better as well, it really takes off when you step on it. Not sure how much the differance would make on a stock truck sense i already had Thorely long headers installed. Maybe a little backwards but at least its done now. Im glad i did it though, and everyone else on the forum is right, the mpgs dont go up very high cause the "heavy foot disease":smileup:

JSlo 04-22-2011 10:22 AM

This may be a dumb question but can a CAI be used year round? I thought I read somewhere you cant when its cold and there is snow etc.

belle 04-22-2011 02:36 PM

My 2011 Laramie came with a Mopar CAI. I bought it in December, so I'd say it works in the winter.

RamManiac 04-22-2011 03:00 PM

The stock 09 engine has a pretty good factory CAI. And its quieter.


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