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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 11-29-2011, 05:40 PM
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Is a cold air intake actually what it claims. the stock air box on the new rams look like they are basically already a cold air intake. what makes these after market ones so much better, is it because its a cone filter setup or what? can i really expect a 15 hp gain like the claim. also if they are the way to go will a 2011 kn cai fit on a 2012?
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well i would says that the filter is one of the thing that would give gains but also the tube itself(more the interior of the tube) copare to the factory one ,.
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will a cold air intake affect my warranty looking at getting a k&n but don't want issues with warranty
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Old 12-01-2011, 07:21 AM
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no it wont void anything

its just the cai itself that wont be warranty by dodge
but it will be by k&n
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looking at purchasing a k&n cold air intake, any thoughts on this, will i notice any increase in power milage etc, any downsides to having this I've read that sometimes it will make your eco act funny? any thoughts/opinions? should i get one
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Yes, get one. It won't mess up your computer or your ECO mode operation. You will notice a difference in throttle response. Add an exhaust to the truck to take advantage of the better inflow.
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Dodge Ram General Discussion is not the place for this thread so it's been moved.
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I have tried a couple different cai's and I went back to the stock box, I can't stand the noise they make. Our engines are very noisey, have a lot of resonance, hence the HEMI HAT. If I could get my hands on a BFI, that is about the only one I would use. It wont make a noticeable difference on the street, and I run a headlight track intake, so the stock box works for me.
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I have the Volant CAI, it's fully enclosed and it does not generate much more noise IMHO, over stock with my Magnaflow 18. I do know that the open CAI's will be much louder, I had this on my last truck (k&n). Of course I put these on at the same time so it may not completely accurate.
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Are you running a hellfire camshaft? Just curious.... If you are how do you like it? It's the one I'm really leaning towards getting.
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