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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-28-2008, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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cold air intake C5 Z06

Hello everyone; This is my first posting, so I'd like to say "hello" to everyone. I am seeking first hand experience from ZO6 owners before I purchase any of the air intake items that are currently available. I want the most performance for my buck and also need a unit that is not overly difficult to install. Any input from those of you who have experience with these units will be appreciated. Thank you and happy motoring!
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-13-2008, 07:33 PM
 
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I have an 03 Z06 with the Halltech Killer Bee with Jims tune. Noticeable improvement (alot).
No complaints at all.
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-14-2008, 05:42 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hello; Thanks for your input. I'm not familiar with that name. You location would be appreciated so that I could possibly find a vendor for this piece. I am in Ohio, so perhaps it's a matter of geographic difference as to why I've not seen this maker's unit on the market. Also, is Jim's tune a computer software type program for modifiying the electrical settings on the car? Any additional information would be appreciated.
Thank you.
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-19-2008, 07:42 PM
 
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Vararam offers a CAI application for a C5 - not sure if it matches up with the Z06 or not. I have been very impressed with their C6 CAI though. Significant difference in performance. Steve is the gentleman's name at Vararam...give him a call - he's a ton of info.

http://www.vararam.com/b2.html
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-17-2008, 11:03 AM
 
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Hi, this post is very informative; however I would like some specific information. If someone can help me then please send me a private message. Best Regards,

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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-20-2008, 08:55 PM
 
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Hi guy!! I have a Blackwing on mune with a modified radiator shroud and power duct with a de-screened maf. Great improvement, no problems!!
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-25-2008, 11:34 AM
 
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Hi guys! I've just installed new hpR™ air filters and really improved my corvette performance & efficiency.
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-14-2014, 08:23 PM
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I have a stock c5z06 also and i will be purchasing a vararam this week. Ill let you know how it goes.
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Holy old and stale Batman! This OP is over 7 years old!!!
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-27-2016, 12:46 AM
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Despite what many will say, the Vararam does not improve flow and actually can impede air flow when not moving. There's an article out on the web I read a couple years ago where they tested it on a dyno. I believe the conclusion was that unless you are doing 60mph or faster there is no benefit with that brand. I installed a SLP Blackwing and a front hood seal and was very happy with the increased air flow.
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