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SebastianMk5

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Cold Air Intake
« on: March 23, 2019, 07:02:43 PM »
Hi, I'm looking to upgrade my neuspeed cold air intake, but I would like some feedback as to which intake would be best. I was looking at the Revo9 as well as the Forge Twintake. I've heard a lot of good stuff about both, but I am still not sure as to which one would be best performance wise.

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Re: Cold Air Intake
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2019, 10:14:00 AM »
They're all the same.  Loads of noise, no gains until 5000rpm, questionable MAF scaling.  Take your pick.
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Re: Cold Air Intake
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2019, 10:58:05 AM »
Pudding just loves a filter on a pipe  :signLOL:
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Re: Cold Air Intake
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2019, 11:41:05 AM »
I've tried the Revo and VWR intakes (which are apparently the best ones!) but didn't like either of them  :grin:

I'm not anti-intake per se, just anti THAT way of doing it because on the MK5 especially, dumping the silly oval MAF and engine cover arrangement seems to cause grief.

There's got to be a better way.....I just haven't figured out what yet  :grin:
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Re: Cold Air Intake
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2019, 11:33:41 PM »
What you're describing could be why a lot of people see "sticky revs" i'm assuming.

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Re: Cold Air Intake
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2019, 10:12:31 PM »
They're all the same.  Loads of noise, no gains until 5000rpm, questionable MAF scaling.  Take your pick.

Just MY experience. I have a BWA engine Passat, it has a stage 1 APR map, goes alright. Got given an intake, it made a big difference, right from low revs, and the noise is just what the car needed.

On a full tank of super unleaded it did 37.8mpg cruising at 70ish. Win win all round for me.

I got the intake off my sons MK5 as he has put it up for sale, he said the golf feels flat now with the standard airbox back on.

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Re: Cold Air Intake
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2019, 12:49:11 PM »
Bear in mind my comments/experience are based on the KO4 engine, which is laggier than the KO3 engines to begin with.

I'm in the small minority of people who don't like intakes, so don't take what I say as gospel  :happy2:
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Re: Cold Air Intake
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2019, 09:20:31 AM »
I have a forge twintake on mine that I will be looking to part with shortly if any interest.