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post #1 of 11 Old 10-31-2011, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
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Banks Ram Intake & Boost Tube

Is anyone running this kit? If so was it worth it besides looking cool?

Is there a hot side tube you can get also, i see the entire intercooler kit has the turbo out tube but i cant find it anywhere separate. Thanks

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I ran just the hot side pipe on my Spearco for awhile with no real gains or benefits. Swapped back to the stocker when I dropped in the PowerMax.


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I run the intake, not much diffrence other than my IAT and maybe a 1 MPG gain if the right foot does not catch skinny pedal syndrome.


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I would think that it really wont do anything but look kind of cool (that is a matter of opinion). Unless it is like the CFM elbow which has ports for stuff then the banks elbow is useless IMO.

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Right on thats what i figured, So is the CFM version the only one that is tapped?

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I think S&B has theirs tapped as well but not sure.

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yup my S&B is tapped. Not tapped very well tho that is for sure. Had a heck of a time finding a port that had actual threads that would thread in my boost gauge. So that sucked. The banks is not tapped? that sucks if it isnt

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yea the banks manifold is not ported.

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For 400 bucks you think they could of at least thought of that..... i guess im gonna go with just the elbow, probably with the s&b what thread size did you come up with for your boost gauge?

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just tap the stock one i heard the intake it self doesnt flow enough air to make the elbow worth it

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