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This is a discussion on Stock intake limitations. within the Engine Modifications forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I'm wondering at what point would swapping out the intake be a good investment/HP increase. I'm planning on installing a ...

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    Stock intake limitations.

    I'm wondering at what point would swapping out the intake be a good investment/HP increase. I'm planning on installing a Pro West TMIC here in the near future so I'm wondering if I should do the intake as well. I currently have the below listed parts and tune, which my tuner estimated my HP to be around 300-310 HP. I'm curious to see what the mass opinion on this matter is.
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    Properly tuned for, intakes do seem to add an appreciable amount of power on the 3rd gens.
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    Eric from TP says at stage 2 with an AEM you are looking at a 3-5% increase.
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    Just wait till you do the TMIC that way you can just do one tune

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