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I have the AFE Stage1 intake. I like it but as most of you are probably aware, it retains the factory intake tube. Is there a direct fit replacement that will match up to the AFE Stage1? Is there enough benefit to justify replacing it? Not interested in replacing the AFE, just wondering if there's a tube replacement.
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Won't the Airaid tube work? They're kinda pricey for tube though, IMO.
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Hows the sound / performance of the stage 1 with the stock tube?
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Hows the sound / performance of the stage 1 with the stock tube?
Sound - minimal at idle, no whistle, real nice and throaty under acceleration. I do really like the way it sounds.

Performance - no more/no less than any one else would claim with another intake. I'd like to think I felt a little something extra. But I'd say it put me further back in my wallet than in my seat...but isn't that all intakes, ha?

On that note, I realize my original question is a bit redudant given the write ups and discussions on intakes. I'm just wondering if anyone has added the tube to the AFE Stage1 with worth while results.
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Can't comment on the results but as RAM EM said, Airaid makes what they call a modular intake tube that I'm sure would bolt right up. Seems like it runs $100-120. The biggest difference I see is that it's completely smooth versus the OEM intake tube being accordion style. I would think the smooth tube would flow better but I also doubt there is any significant performance difference.
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