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Old 04-16-2010, 10:14 PM
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I have been reading on here that the MDS will drone bad with aftermarket exhausts unless they have resonators .... I was planning on getting the Magnaflow Catback dual rear exit system (16700 I think). Am I heading for major drone issues?

Second, I also want to put an airaid intake on it, which is better the quickfit or the actual cold air version?

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Welcome to the forum! Glad to have you here! I can't attest to the MDS drone since I don't have a Hemi. The cold air intake is the way to go, you'll see/feel the gains
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Well if you want to get rid of the drone go and get a Diablosport Predator! It gives youthe option to turn the MDS off. You also get the 20+hp to the wheels at the same time!!

As for the CAI I do not know much about Airaid. I have an S&B intake and love it! I do not know if that is any interest to you, but they make a really good kit!!
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I'm embarrassed... I completely forgot about mentioning disabling the MDS. Thanks Scat!
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I'm embarrassed... I completely forgot about mentioning disabling the MDS. Thanks Scat!
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Thanks guys.... I am not so sure I want to disable the MDS... trying to get the best MPG I can.

more to the point about the CAI is do I want the one that just replaces the air box (filter and air hose) or do I want the aftermarket airbox that has the snout leading toward the fender like the stock airbox has?
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Welcome to the Z! Glad to have you on the board, tell us more about you and your truck, any mods on it now? As for the MDS drone, you can disable it like Skat said, or you could look at a different kit if you wanted to keep the MDS for the economy. Borla, Gibsons, and Corsa make MDS friendly cat-backs, but they're a bit more, depending on which kit you get. Some people don't notice the drone, some get it really bad and hate it.
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I would recommend getting the full CAI kit that replaces the stock air box entierly. Looks more uniform, generally runs a larger filter, and takes air from behind the headlight. I have the AirAid on my '07 and am quite happy with it.
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