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post #20 of (permalink) Old 09-27-2013
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Originally Posted by 2012v6Pony View Post
Well that depends on the brand and construction...
Some are noting more than a straight tube with a cone filter. (I find it hard to call these "cold" air intakes)
Others use the stock ducting that grabs cooler air from the lower front of the grill to actually give it a chance to get colder denser air.
Main goal is to allow more volume of (hopefully cooler) air flow with less restriction than stock air box/filter...
I was also under the impressions that those with the straight pipes were ram air and those that has the filter curve into the fender were cold air.

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