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Old 10-14-2010, 12:11 PM
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Cool VOLANT CAI KIT versus K&N

I know this has been beat and beaten again but I’m getting to hate the noise of the K&N on my truck at or around FT. Looking for anyone that has or does run the Volant on their Ram Hemi and can give input to compare the two before I make any changes to my system. I would probably modify it some as to not use the BIG AIR BOX at the TB just tube from filter box to TB. Yes I am looking for input on this idea I really don’t like how loud the CAI gets, but I still want it to breath.
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rap the tube in the heat exhaust strap that is sold in a 2" wide roll. makes a big diff in sound and keeps the heat soak at bay. its what i did to my cai system
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Thanks I'll try that; will go get some when I leave work early today. I do think the K&N works well and no need to spend more than I have to, getting the noise down was all I wanted. Thanks again
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buy diablo tuner, with tune and cai i gained around 35hp
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I heard that wrapping the intake tube is not a good idea. It is supposed to be worse then leaving it the way it is. I forget what the reason is behind it but I know theres something haha.

Also I believe with any CAI you will get the same amount of noise. You are just bringing more air into the motor which is making it breath a lot better.
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I've wrapped all my intake tubes & sometimes the entire box to insulate the incoming cold air from the engine heat soak. I can touch the TB to know it has cooled the incoming air.
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There's virtually no difference during normal driving with the Volant. It's a little more aggressive during acceleration and very noticeable @ WOT (nice deep growl!) but you'll hardly be able to tell a difference at speed around town or on the highway.

Volant's tubes are a pretty thick ABS plastic which doesn't 'ring'/resonate nearly as much as the polished SS versions do.
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I can't comment on the Hemi, but I loved it on my 2008 with the 4.7
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buy diablo tuner, with tune and cai i gained around 35hp
Speed, are you confident you gained these numbers? Im not gonna wait anymore for these other intakes to be produced so its either a KnN or Air Raid...do you have any experience with the Air Raid?
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Ive had an airraid on a 4.7 dakota and a 4.0 tj and felt that it was just as good as anyother cai my friends/family have had and its usually cheaper than some bigger names id suggest it
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