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Old 07-28-2011, 06:09 PM
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ive been doing a lot of research on cai's and cant get a good answer i have a 06 mega cab with the hemi i would like to know whats the best all around enclosed and open unit
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Ahhh, the best of the best questions.... Open imo would be BFI/Ram Hammer but good luck in finding one new or used.
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I second the BFI! I have one and love it!
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Open BFI, closed i would look into the new S&B, it looks nice.
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S&B or K&N for the open filter type.

Partially closed - AFE Stage 1 or Stage 2

Totally enclosed - Volant

They all seem to flow about the same. I've had Volant and AFE units on my trucks and a couple of cars. They seem to do the same thing.
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Ramhammer here..and believe me..my truck needs as much airflow as it can get...

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I can never get enough of that vid Fred!!!!!! Just freakin' awesome man!!!!
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I would honestly say to watch your local craigslist for a good CAI, I picked up my Mopar CAI for 75 bucks!! Theres tons of people selling k&n's and others for cheap too just keep you eyes open.
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Is there still a long wait on the BFI intakes? Would the BFI intake be good for a stock motor or should I just get a K&N drop in replacement.? I've always bought K&N filters for all my cars and a CAI for my modded Dakota but after reading for hours and hours on this forum I'm seeing it is not the prefered intake.
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