Do you need a tune for a cold air intake WRX?
Pretty much every air intake on the market for WRX’s or STI’s will require a tune to ensure they work properly. We highly recommend COBB’s SF air intake or AEM’s cold air intake for the 2008+ WRX and STI.
What does a cold air intake do for a WRX?
If you want to get more power from your 2008-2014 Subaru WRX, then you’ve got to reduce airflow restrictions so the engine can breathe. The AEM 21-478WR cold air intake is designed to eliminate airflow restrictions, and force a large volume of cold air into the motor.
Are Injen air intakes good?
Injen Air Intakes provide excellent air flow to your engine, and they’re designed to achieve optimal air/fuel ratios for the most effective combustion. Every Injen intake features T-6061 aluminum construction for super strength at a light weight, and many of them come in your choice of glossy Polished or Black finish.
Is the Cobb SF intake a cold air intake?
Hot engine bay air that robs horsepower is prevented from entering the intake system. This unique design also separates rainwater from the intake air, eliminating the water ingestion issues that plague in-fender cold air intakes. The SF Airbox turns your SF Intake into a cold air intake with OEM looks and fit.
Can you install a cold air intake without a tune?
A cold air intake is a cheap and easy upgrade that does not require tuning. It will work well, without a tune and it will not cause any damage to your car if not tuned.
How much horsepower does Injen intake add?
Power Gains: Up to 11 hp and 8 ft-lbs of torque (in cold weather, it can be even more), while keeping air/fuel ratios within factory spec.
Which intake is better Injen or K&N?
An engine with an Injen is unmistakable; not so much the case with most K&N kits. K&N cold air intakes end up being the better fit for most drivers, though, because of the reputation of quality, performance, and endurance. A K&N that’s cheaper and more powerful is the clincher almost every time.
What does SF Intake stand for?
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Are Cobb tunes CARB legal?
It’s C.A.R.B. legal, which is great for me in CA.