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      10-08-2008, 12:47 PM   #1
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RPI vs. AFE Intake scoop

There is a difference in price......just wondering if there is any difference in fit and finish and performance.

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      10-08-2008, 05:41 PM   #2
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There aren't any significant differences really. The aFe ones are powdercoated black, has a different shape and perhaps fit a little bit cleaner. They are also installed in the middle as opposed to the side/corner like the RPI. We have the aFe ones available here if you're interested.

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There aren't any significant differences really. The aFe ones are powdercoated black, has a different shape and perhaps fit a little bit cleaner. They are also installed in the middle as opposed to the side/corner like the RPI. We have the aFe ones available here if you're interested.
Can they fit with a GruppeM, since they have somewhat of a built in scoop?
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There aren't any significant differences really. The aFe ones are powdercoated black, has a different shape and perhaps fit a little bit cleaner. They are also installed in the middle as opposed to the side/corner like the RPI. We have the aFe ones available here if you're interested.
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      10-08-2008, 08:15 PM   #5
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There aren't any significant differences really. The aFe ones are powdercoated black, has a different shape and perhaps fit a little bit cleaner. They are also installed in the middle as opposed to the side/corner like the RPI. We have the aFe ones available here if you're interested.
RPI's are also available in black which is what I have on my car.
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Does the AFE come with instructions to install them?
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aFe does include installation instructions in the package.
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