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How much better is the Vararam Air Grabber?
The performance and torque gains will be better out of the Vararam than the S&B. Honestly the S&B won't give you any noticeable gains. I'd say 10 HP and 10 ft-lbs MAX and maybe 1 MPG better fuel economy paired with a good exhaust. I think the Vararam is somewhere around 20-30 HP and ft-lbs... not completely sure though.
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I like the looks of S&B better but all the research I have read says get the Vararam. I def like the Flowmaster 40's muffler. Gives it a good sound but did not sound to loud. Any drone on the interstate?
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I like the looks of S&B better but all the research I have read says get the Vararam. I def like the Flowmaster 40's muffler. Gives it a good sound but did not sound to loud. Any drone on the interstate?
still don't know what people mean by "drone"

out it this way, I drove to Florida twice 1400 miles round trip and the exhaust didnt bother anyone in the car one bit. you can talk normal volume over it
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Did you replace the Y-pipe?
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negative. just new single in dual out muffler and custom piping back
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The drone isn't very noticeable unless your exhaust dumps close to the cab. You can still hear it with the exhaust exiting out past the bed if you know what it sounds like. If you have MDS turned off with your tuner, then it doesn't drone.
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- catch can
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- 87mm TB (moes)
- cat back exhaust
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Catch can, first thing you should buy.
Exhaust, swap the ypipe out too. Corsa makes a good one. No drone.
Cai- volant is great.
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Dont waste your money on a spacer for your tb. If your thinking about buying one , send me the money.
Wait for superchips to get a programer for you.

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