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Old 01-14-2011, 03:15 AM
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My brother is ready to buy a intake or shorties on his ram...He already has a K&N intake but doesnt like it and he wants to spend 400 dollars somewhere...so which will give him more HP bbk ceramic coated shorties or vararam intake...Mind you with shorties he will also have K&N...And he doesnt want to do LT's....And he does not want BFI...So its shorties and his K&N or vararam intake....
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Stay away from the vararam; their construction is shoddy at best. He'd be better off with the K&N and shorties than just a vararam.
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Yea I have to agree. The Vararam uses the worst material for their intake tubes that bring the air in. It is corrugated which disturbes the airflow and doesn't make it smooth which looses air. If he has an intake already then going with the headers is definitely better. Other thing is does he like the Pacesetter long tube headers? they will give more of a power gain and a nice sound. They are cheap as well so might be good to look at
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The vararam is the best intake for the hemi ram i have had no issues with mine, he would probobly get a little more out of the headers........... Then do the vararam later
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