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Tegski190 said:
Is it important to buy the AEM, or will a cheap knock off do the trick
i bought the AEM because i think to some degree, you get what you pay for. don't let people tell you it's just a pipe and a filter. AEM designs the bends in the pipe to create a resonance to maximize midrange power.

this isn't to say other quality brands, such as comptech or iceman won't work. but i am always weary of cheap imitations which typically get the look right, but not the quality or performance.

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I agree...I think that the way it is engineered is important. I have heard many people say that the AEM is best for the integ but I bought a cold air Injen for $50.00 off my friend and it is pretty good. Around 3000 RPM you can really start to hear the air being sucked in.
 

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skinien said:
I agree...I think that the way it is engineered is important. I have heard many people say that the AEM is best for the integ but I bought a cold air Injen for $50.00 off my friend and it is pretty good. Around 3000 RPM you can really start to hear the air being sucked in.
i believe i read somewhere that Injen was created by former AEM employees... i would include them among the quality brands.
 

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I didn't know that...see what happens when you don't pay your employees well. Yeah I know Injen is pretty good but not nowhere near as expensive as the damn AEM. I see those going for around $230.
 

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Look at pipe diameter and type of filter when purchasing any intake system.
 

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demad10

you ever seen the Simpsons where they are in the witness protection program and they try to teach Homer to go by Homer Thompson?
 

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that's a funny episode, though aren't all of them...

PPI makes some nice amps. i have a pc450 running my front a/d/s components and a pc1400 powering my infinity perfect 10.

i used to have infinity kappa components in the front and still have their coaxs in the rear, but use the fader to silence them... i should bridge the PPI to just power the front. i think the a/d/s sound great by themselves, though i need to adjust the crossover points on both amps a little to allow the a/d/s to do less work and allow the 10 to do a little more.

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both Injen and AEM make good intakes, the Comptech Icebox is also another proven alternative for anyone worried/paranoid about hydrolock....and that thing AEM makes is crap and i dont believe it'll work. it just sucks down your dyno numbers.
 

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that thing AEM makes is crap and i dont believe it'll work. it just sucks down your dyno numbers.
sport compact car did a test where they submerged the filter in a fish tank while hooked up to an NSX. the bypass valve prevented any water from entering the engine. check it out (i updated the link with the complete article):

http://www.sportcompactcarweb.com/archives/tech/tech01_0401.shtml
 

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You might want to try a search as well, Intake threads have been done before.

http://www.superhonda.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4523
http://www.superhonda.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=3743


Hope these help out in deciding.

Also Philbert, the article about the NSX and AEM CAI has been seen by many, and I'm sure that junglistgsr has seen it, but i think he's just doesn't like it because the fact that is for some reason loses HP because you have to cut the intake. But anyhow, its a nice article for those who have not seen it. Thanks for the link Philbert.
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skinien said:
you ever seen the Simpsons where they are in the witness protection program and they try to teach Homer to go by Homer Thompson?
When sideshow bob tries to kill bart, and they live on a houseboat. And homer is walking around wearing a witness protection program t-shirt. Very funny episode.

I see them all, and I download them all.
 

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Well I used Morpheus, but when they had issues I switched over to KaZaA.
 
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