Short ram intake / cold air intake

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Short ram intake / cold air intake

Postby Bman Gtz » Fri Apr 04, 2008 12:38 am

I just want to know what the difference is between the 2, what performance differences there are and also, if anyone on the site is good with making one or either of them, I want to get one made and sent to me.  I have a 3100, 95 Z.  I was thinking cold air is what I would want, thanx.

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Postby MichaelW » Fri Apr 04, 2008 12:54 pm

Cold air is the way to go, but difference is:

Cold air intake sits outside of the engine bay and sucks in cold air from outside, it goes usually down by the fender.

Ram air : sits in the bay and sucks in more air but its not as cold.

Cold air > ram air imo.

Please correct me if any of my facts are wrong since i am not the best at these lol.



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Postby Barry » Fri Apr 04, 2008 1:45 pm

Your right michael. The Short ram offers a little more performace than stock just because it flows better. But A true cold air intake flows better than stock and draws colder air.

So cold air is best.



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Postby michi » Fri Apr 04, 2008 6:18 pm

Just try to get a real CAI, the rest of the air intakes are not so much good in my eyes.



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Postby fastlane02 » Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:29 pm

looks like i need to get off my *** and get some of these products done. :banana


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Postby MichaelW » Sat Apr 05, 2008 1:07 am


(fastlane02 @ Apr. 04 2008,20:29)
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looks like i need to get off my *** and get some of these products done. :banana

You are going to make some? LMK if you do. I will be your first sale :) :D
unless its super duper expensive



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Postby SuzukiGhostRider » Sat Apr 05, 2008 1:46 am

This would be considered a ram air intake by most. This is what's on my '88 GT. A Cold Air Intake aka CAI would be extended into the fender,bumper or grill.






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Postby 3100SFI » Sat Apr 05, 2008 11:10 am

You guys are speaking of a warm air intake. That is what sits in the engine bay and sucks warm air.
Cold air intake is as stated above. Air taken from outside the engine bay.
Ram air is an intake that utilizes the air pressure created from the vehicle motion to increase static air pressure in the intake.


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Postby SuzukiGhostRider » Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:26 pm

Correct, I should have said WAI. My bad. Ram Air is seen on TA's and Firebirds.


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Postby Berettas are #1 » Mon Apr 07, 2008 2:09 am

What are the things below the seats then  in the carpet and the ends poke out there plastic and theres one on the passenger side and driver side, are they the stock air intake somehow or something else?



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Postby 3100SFI » Mon Apr 07, 2008 9:00 am

Those are rear passenger climate control vents.


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Postby berettaspeed15 » Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:48 pm

ram air is cold air....



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Postby Styluss » Tue Apr 08, 2008 12:59 am



Wow, that is an old *** picture of my engine! But it is the best one I had handy to show the CAI.
The filter sits just below the headlight in the bumper.
This is a Tranzgenic. If you can find one... BUY IT. If not, you will be stuck making one from some other intake or pieces from an auto store.






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Postby Bman Gtz » Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:18 am

I wish I could find one of those, if ever you come across one, let me know styluss.

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