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Old 10-26-2011, 02:35 AM
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Ya its after the cat but the reason im worried is bc my local dealership is dumb. The service manager told me i shouldnt even chance putting a new muffler on my truck. And i think ill probably go with something other then the Mopar CAI but i havent decided which one.
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yea i hear ya, when i go up there i usually screw around and try to be cool with them lol. if your gonnna get an open one with a shield, K&N makes a good one too, just mopar is so dang expensive bro...but its your truck dont let me talk you out of mods lol
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^ I agree the mopar one is overpriced. I know the old saying "you get what you pay for", but I don't think that's true anymore lol. Seems like nowadays you get more of a feeling of quality when you pay more, but not necessarily something that is actually better... You can get good parts at a fair price.
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yea so NOPAR intake
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Haha ya i know what you guys are saying! What do you think is the best intake i could get for the money? Im willing to spend around $300!
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I'm doing something a little different and using most of the stock intake but making ram air, but a lot of people like the volant. Whatever you get I would recommend one with a closed box, not open.
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i like the open box, as you see mine is completely open but volant for sure, when i decide to spend 300, im getting that one, then you can craft your own force air tube like one of the other members did. he has a single cab 4th gen, im sure you seen it i think his name is black something
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Isnt closed box considered cold air intake and open box isnt? What are the pros and cons of open vs. closed?
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open lets engine heat get in closed just lets the fresh or cold air in that comes from the fender well
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