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RocketNissan11 05-17-2013 01:22 AM

Short ram intake VS Cold air intake
 
Im trying to decide on which intake to purchase... I live in cali and frequently drive out to the desert and mountains. What are the biggest differences between the two? And which is going to have better performance?

jswilson1987 05-17-2013 01:34 AM

CAI will deliver a colder denser charge and deliver better low end torque. A SRI will deliver warmer air but will increase throttle response and top end power. It down to length of the intake and what you prefer.

JVersa 05-17-2013 02:56 AM

I enjoy my SRI, sounds great.

RocketNissan11 05-17-2013 03:05 AM

Now with a SRI on a scale of 1 to 10 how hard is it to install?

ShyGuy 05-17-2013 03:14 AM

SRI is a 2 on the scale.

Side note: On the Versa both the SRI or CAI would deliver the same amount of torque and hp increase. It is just a matter of preference.

Red_Alert 05-19-2013 12:25 AM

Do have a question though. Which option would be best for a CVT? The average rpms that I see of my V is 2 to 3k. In this case, my knowledge would lean more to a CAI, but I still wanted to ask.

JVersa 05-19-2013 01:47 AM

Cold air is not hard but time consuming, you have to remove the front bumper. Plus I like the response of the short ram, and I don't have to worry about hydro lock. Both are good for some extra power and sound, its all in what you like more.

RocketNissan11 05-19-2013 10:27 AM

Is there a reliable website to order the SRI from I was looking at carid.com and they have two on there for the 2011 Nissan not sure which one would be better though. Any opinions on which one?

JVersa 05-19-2013 11:23 AM

Takeda is the one most run. I think someone used the weapon r, not sure though.

RocketNissan11 05-20-2013 04:57 AM

Awesome thanks for all the tips :thumb2:


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