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      11-26-2010, 05:23 PM   #1
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Anyone Actually Tried eBay "GM Style" Intake?

I'm only looking for superior intake resonance and in-cabin sound. I do know that aftermarket intakes are just a wash, power-wise.

You can PM me if you are too embarrassed to admit you tried one of these systems in public. I am seriously thinking about taking the eBay plunge on one of these carbon intakes, which are listed as a "Gruppe-M Style" systems.

Have you, or do you know someone who has tried one of these systems? What's the sound like? Any CEL issues?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

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      11-26-2010, 05:43 PM   #2
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Pencilgeek tried one of these and got some decent results. If you search the forum you will probably find that thread.

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I'm only looking for superior intake resonance and in-cabin sound. I do know that aftermarket intakes are just a wash, power-wise.

You can PM me if you are too embarrassed to admit you tried one of these systems in public. I am seriously thinking about taking the eBay plunge on one of these carbon intakes, which are listed as a "Gruppe-M Style" systems.

Have you, or do you know someone who has tried one of these systems? What's the sound like? Any CEL issues?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

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I don't really care about power gains. My question remains: Does it sound better/more aggressive than the stock intake from the driver's seat? -and- Does it generate a CEL?

Pencil: Do you still have yours? If so, would you sell it for cash/local pick-up?

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I would recommend the Macht Schnell Stage 2 intake. It is much louder than stock and louder than stock with a drop in filter. Power gains might have been minimal but are noticeable. Also, it's only $499 vs $1200...

I see you are in Irvine, you are more than welcome to check out my setup if you like. I am in Orange/Tustin.
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