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Old 05-09-2010, 04:50 PM
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This is probably the one question that is asked here by so many members (myself included) and even after reading all the threads... its hard to decide what to do. And between $300 - $500 for the set-up.. unlike a set of light bulbs, its hard to just try it on to see if you like it or not.

From what I found here on RamForumz, these are the top 5:


Maybe not in that order... depending on which RamForumZ member you ask. So it is hard to decide. Its written that they all are pretty good and accomplish the same thing in general. So what helps make the decision... For me I think the sound will be the deciding factor. I have been listening to these brand installs... had to find them with just this installed and stock exhaust... but there are a few out there. Then weed through the bad quality videos etc. Im still doing that process... and I am down to 4:


Now from what I read... BFI is hard to get one... and you may have to wait for them... So that brings it down to 3 for me to decide from:

AEM... Which many here love.
Volant... which a lot of people seem to love.
Mopar... Grandfather Warranty (on new ram purchases) and many people really love.

So it s a toss up for me between those three.

To be honest... I haven't even looked at pricing. Out of the almost 45 years that I have been walking this planet... the only hobby I ever had was Model trains when I was a kid. As an adult I never had a hobby... so my Ram will become my hobby... and I want to have it until the tranny falls out... So I want to give my new baby the best I can... sometimes the best is not always the most expensive as Im sure you already know.

For someone new to CIA... I dont know if it is such an easy decision. its not for me.

Good luck with what ever you decide. Please keep us informed as to what you go with and how you like it... Oh... PICTURES and maybe a sound video. Dont you dare post an update without them.

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