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Need advice on CAI choice...Which JLT?

Discussion in 'Terminator Talk' started by Tmac01baller, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. Tmac01baller

    Tmac01baller New Member Established Member

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    Hey everyone hate to start to up another CAI thread but I can't get a specific answer. I want to buy the best (performance wise) intake I can get and the JLT intakes look to be the ones to get. However I'm not sure if I should get the ram air intake or their cold air intake version. Please state why I should pick either/or and if you have any other recommendation please say why. Thanks a lot guys!
     
  2. 04TorchedSVT

    04TorchedSVT Member Established Member

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    JLT RAI, Easy to install works well for weekend racers an my carbon fiber one doesnt look like I made it out of plumbers pipe.
     
  3. Jomo1994z71

    Jomo1994z71 Can I get a KB WooWee! Established Member

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    X2, I have 2 friends that run them in their Terminators plus, I have heard of the high boost ones suckin' in water on rare occasions, lol, if it's a daily driver...I will be getting the RAI in black...
     
  4. twhitey

    twhitey Active Member Established Member

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    I have the cai was on my car when I bought it. It seems to fit nice. I have been told the rai will make more power tho I haven't seen any dyno #s to prove that.
     
  5. WydOpen

    WydOpen New Member Established Member

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    TMAC...Jay Tucker is local to us. Wouldn't hurt to swing by his shop out in Chesapeake and describe the mods you have and ask him personally what he would recommend. Great guy to deal with. I loaned him my old Saleen for a few days for test fitments of the CAI and RAI on the Series IV Saleens when we was just starting to market them. I want to say the RAI provided better numbers, but I'm not 100% certain.

    He has put his products on enough dynos and I'm sure has received plenty of feedback from his customers to help you on your decision.

    Good luck!
     
  6. Tom's_03SVT

    Tom's_03SVT Well-Known Member Established Member

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    RAI, makes great power and easier to install and clean.
     
  7. Tmac01baller

    Tmac01baller New Member Established Member

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    Didn't realize he was so close! Yeah that sounds like my best bet.

    Thanks everyone for all the suggestions
     
  8. AaronK

    AaronK Active Member Established Member

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    Jlt rai
     
  9. TermySnake

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    what's better for a cobra, the K&N FIPK2 kit or the JLT RAI? they look the same to me, but the rai is shrouded on top of the air filter, the rai filter is it a K&N or a different filter, also is it larger than the FIPK2 filter?

    Sorry for the lil Hijacking Tmac01baller. i tried to keep it on topic
     
  10. SVT03Chris

    SVT03Chris NASM Personal Trainer Established Member

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    jlt rai
     
  11. HandoZiZle

    HandoZiZle WHIPPLE INSIDE Established Member

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    I've had all of their intakes and i like the RAI the best out of all of them.
     
  12. Red3

    Red3 New Member Established Member

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    I like my CAI. Took me forever to install tho but made up for it when i dynoed just to check the A/F

    Gained 54hp and 50ft/lbs
     
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    gt347mustang Well-Known Member Established Member

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    is that with a tune on top?
     
  14. 96stanggt

    96stanggt Blower Whine Junkie Established Member

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    Get the RAI
     
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    03 TOPLESSSVT New Member Established Member

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    RAI with a 12" unshrouded filter.
     
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    04cobra13 Active Member Established Member

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    Get the RAI, i had the CF cai, and the fitment was horrible!
     
  17. CobraBob

    CobraBob Authorized Vendor Premium Member Established Member Single Barrel Sirs

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    If you want an easier install and easier replacement of the filter then go with the RAI. That would be my personal choice.
     
  18. Red3

    Red3 New Member Established Member

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    already had a tune. leaned mine out like 0.3 with the new tune. so thats like what 10 hp?
     
  19. TORQJNKY

    TORQJNKY Authorized Vendor Authorized Vendor

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    TMAC, I will show you my JLT RAI when you stop by on Sunday. It's the painted version not the carbon fiber version he just came out with. I also have a JLT High Boost CAI that you can take a look at also for comparison.
     
  20. blown86

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    I have the JLT CAI high boost painted to match looks great fits great and install wasn't that bad
     

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