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Old 08-11-2012, 03:05 PM
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Hey guys. I have searched for an answer on this and never really found a straight forward answer. So I have a 2003 hemi and I plan to put like a 24" magnaflow muffler on it and I am debating on what to do for an intake. I live on a dirt road and I plan to go to the dunes so it will see alot of dirt. I also live on a road that is one of the last to get plowed so it will see some snow. Now what do you think my best way to go would be? Thanks
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I would go with a drop in K&N filter you can clean when you want to and put it back in oiled and ready for more punishment. The CAI will help a bit but not much, the reusable filter will give you the capabilities of having a clean good filter whenever you need one, JMO
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I'd go the Volant route..an enclosed cai... I've done the dropin and then a cai which deletes the hemi hat and there is a difference in performance between the two...
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I read somewhere that the volent isn't good in the snow . I live in Michigan and we can get a decent amount of snow.
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Anyone on the issue of snow/water?
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ive read a CRAP LOAD of threads on CAI for the cold..

no one has had any snow / water issues when coming to CAI's....

if your worried keep a close eye on it.. hit a puddle for the hell of it then instantly check to see if it got wt... winter time when it there's enough snow bring it through a snow drift or something... inspect it quickly.. but I have yet to hear of anyone running into issues... I just recently bought a BBK CAI..
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So I may be totally wrong here but could I just get rid of the hemi hat with a pipe, and use a drop in filter to get the same as a enclosed one?
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