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Unread 07-31-2013, 11:27 AM   #1
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Volant Cold Air Intake vs Modified Stock Intake box

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So I was going to purchase a volant cold air intake but my friend suggested otherwise he said he could drill 2" into the back of my OEM intake box to allow more cold air in. He's done it before and said that no water will get into it and it will increase the flow of cold air in. Just wanted to get an opinion if its worth getting the volant or if I should just drill into my stock intake box.

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Unread 07-31-2013, 01:44 PM   #2
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There is a big size difference between a 4" volant filter and tubing and the stock filter and tubing. What we used to do with the C5 vettes is remove the air box and zip tie the filter to the lid, I guess that similar to drilling a huge hole in the side.
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You will still have the baffle box which kills the air flow.
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You will still have the baffle box which kills the air flow.
So best bet is to go with the Volant
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I installed the Volant on my 3.7 and I'm glad I didn't go with something else. I sell the Volant for $340 shipped
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Can you put an aftermarket tube on a stock air box?
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Can you put an aftermarket tube on a stock air box?
you can get either the Airaid, or Volant intake kit, which just comes with different pieces of intake piping and a filter.
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Wanna stick with stock air box and filter. A lot of dust at the wheeling spots out here and k&n's and paper filters don't do well with dust
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Unread 07-31-2013, 09:08 PM   #9
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you can get the intake tube kits without the filter as well

http://www.airaid.com/U-Build-It_intake_systems.aspx

http://www.autoanything.com/air-inta...A7222A0A0.aspx
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Awesome thanks
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I run an AFE dry filter with a prefilter wrap inside of my Volant and it works great with dusty trails (the only kind we have in SoCal ) . Much better than any OEM drop in filter will!
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+1 on the AFE dry filter and a pre-filter. That flimsy prefilter sheds dust so well that I'm always checking the tube joints to make sure air's going through.
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Unread 08-02-2013, 08:03 AM   #13
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Sounds like I should invest in a volant
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Unread 08-02-2013, 08:33 AM   #14
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Yeah that would be a must if I went with aftermarket paper filter. I used to run one on my dirt bike but the k&n was perfect for the sand
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