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have a 2010 RT 5.7........ was thinking K&N CAI but after realizing the number of other options....more confused.

Advise or thoughts on brands, etc?
 

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They are all pretty much the same. Choose the one you personally think looks the best and go with that one. On the K&N though, be careful. They have two different units and one is not CARB compliant, which means if you live in a state where your car must pass an emissions test, then the car will fail the visual test before even getting to the emissions portion or it. The non-CARB K&N unit is the one that boasts the high horsepower gain.
 

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Most CAIs are similar. They look great, sound great, but only provide about a 5 hp increase for $300. Not a wise expenditure of performance dollars. I would buy a Predator tune and a K & N drop-in filter.
 

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They are just for looks. Get the one you like the looks of best and call it good.

They only make significant increases for supercharged or turbo charged applications.
 

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I just bought the one made by Mopar. I like the stainless steel look, and the blue colored air filter. Matches my Deep Water Blue body. Plus it passes emissions in all 50 states.
 

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Most CAIs are similar. They look great, sound great, but only provide about a 5 hp increase for $300. Not a wise expenditure of performance dollars. I would buy a Predator tune and a K & N drop-in filter.
x2 to what he said. I would also add a 180 t-stat. Also, if you have an Auto 5-speed, look into getting the SRT8 air box.
 

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Ditto to all - I got one as part of my MOPAR bucks package, so I didn't pay for it. If not, I would have went with the K&N drop in filter - provides essentially the same result overall (have used those before and have them on my other cars now). However the CAIs do look really cool, especially the MOPAR version IMO. I also have a bunch of BT dress up parts in the engine bay for looks - also in blue - the MOPAR CAI blends right in, along with the MOPAR strut tower brace (which I would have paid for myself if not for the MOPAR bucks incentive, as it does flatten out cornering noticeably on these cars).
 

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Thanks. Went ahead and got a K&N drop in....easy and buys me some time. LIke the looks of the mopar bc of the look..............
 
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