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Old 12-10-2010, 02:29 PM
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Which one is a better intake and gives the best sound/performance? I need to order a new intake after the BFI experience.
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I have the Brute Force intake on my 07, I'm happy with it. I don't really have anything to compare it to since it's my first intake, but it's done the job for me
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I think that they Airaid looks cleaner. Thats the one I am going with.
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Volant hands down the best quality...IMO. If you want the best performance go with Vararam.
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The Vararam isn't the best quality when it comes to construction. It's made cheaply. If I had a choice I would go with the Volant, hands down.
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I had the Brute Force for over 2 years. Sounds and performs better than stock. But, it does not even begin to compare to my new BFI! I was gonna sell my brute force to another member but he hasn't got back to me in the last couple of days. I just don't see how the ones enclosed in a box get the max amount of air to your engine. The brute force comes with a worthless TB spacer. Took it off when installing BFI! Vararam might be worth looking into if you don't mind modding some extra support brackets for it.
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I had an Airaid before and it used to howl when I tromped it. My new AFE sounds like stock.
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i had an air raid cold intake on my 2003 dodge dakota 4.7 and loved it. sounded great.
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I've used Volant, K&N and AFE's on my rigs in the past. I really like my AFE Stage II.

Wish I could get one of these AirHammers for my truck:

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KN drop in filter, call it done and move on
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