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Old 09-28-2010, 02:17 AM
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Yeah I'm not gonna argue with you on that one, I've seen track times of the same Hemi Ram QC, comparing the two in the same day, and the Vararam won everytime by about a tenth. But seriously, I can't get myself off of the quality of the Vararam. I can't bring myself to drop 400 on something that is made from poor quality plastics with an overall poor mount design that has broke on many people. Granted you don't need a bullet proof intake that is welded to the inner fender and shit, but the piece of mind that it's not flopping around is very nice IMHO
But these new BFI's are looking really good, and it will be very interesting to compare these new ones with the Vararam to see if any significant improvements are noticeable.
thats why I bought my vararam used for dirt cheap.. lotsa people are sellin them used..
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I run the vararam from the foglight holes...and when I run the bfi at the track, I have a track headlight mod that connects directly to the bfi tube..

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I run the vararam from the foglight holes...and when I run the bfi at the track, I have a track headlight mod that connects directly to the bfi tube..

nice
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I already have the jet stream scoop and it seems to keep under hood temps down whlie feeding cool air to the CAI. I currently have an AEM Brute Force intake, but am ready to yank it off and get my BFI on there! It just can"t get here fast enough!
No it can't! haha.
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Yeah I'm not gonna argue with you on that one, I've seen track times of the same Hemi Ram QC, comparing the two in the same day, and the Vararam won everytime by about a tenth. But seriously, I can't get myself off of the quality of the Vararam. I can't bring myself to drop 400 on something that is made from poor quality plastics with an overall poor mount design that has broke on many people. Granted you don't need a bullet proof intake that is welded to the inner fender and shit, but the piece of mind that it's not flopping around is very nice IMHO
But these new BFI's are looking really good, and it will be very interesting to compare these new ones with the Vararam to see if any significant improvements are noticeable.
x2 on vararam quality.

heres my BFI on my 04 stroker
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looks good semichigan. had to take the AC efan off i see to make room for that intake angle. haha.
is that the original steel BFI?
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yep steel bfi
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My truck is a quad cab 2 wheel drive with the 3.92 rear end.
oo ok ya i thought that after because on where you live
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how do u get around in that 2wd beast, isn't Michigan mostly snow covered in the winters and spring? haha. please tell me you have a different DD.
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how do u get around in that 2wd beast, isn't Michigan mostly snow covered in the winters and spring? haha. please tell me you have a different DD.



I live in Texas! Winters are usually not too bad. When it snows I just throw some bags of sand in the back.
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