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1 word VARARAM the only ram air intake check them all out make a educated purchess
Explain the Ram air principle the Vararam uses please. How does that work?
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They are all pretty much equal but if you want to browse around, here are all the options we have available. We've had great reviews on the AFE's

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I prefer the AEM Brute Force because of their Dry Filter.
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Explain the Ram air principle the Vararam uses please. How does that work?
Any tube-type ram air system has the the intake tube (or tubes) facing the front where the movement of the vehicle causes air to flow into the tube at the velocity the vehicle is moving at. That helps the engine breathe better and makes more power.
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...there are so many options out there for cai's...if you can afford it, I say bfi (I run the ramhammer in mine and that's the predesessor)... the others are good to altho I can't give you an educated opinion unless I've used them as well... but i do have one of the quickest qc's (na stock block) out there and my cai is one of the reasons why...
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If you browse K&N's website, they have dyno numbers to prove the gains.
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No, they have THEIR dyno numbers.

Manufacturers dyno numbers are useless.
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True, either way. They've been around for 35 years, the pioneers of the reusable filter technology and there is a lifetime warranty. Personally I reccomend them.
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..oiled filters are so old technology..oil tends to foul up tb's...when i got the ramhammer I immediately replaced the massive oiled filter with a dryflow..I DID run a K n N (one of my first cai's)...it could not keep up with the demand my other mods placed on it..
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