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Old 17-Oct-2005, 08:20 PM
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SRI filters

Stupid question, but do any filters sound louder? I have a ractive filter and I dont really hear any noise from the SRI.
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Old 17-Oct-2005, 08:23 PM
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umm a little gain, just some peoples SRI have a bit of a hissing noise that I dont have
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Old 17-Oct-2005, 08:27 PM
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try a k&n
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Old 17-Oct-2005, 11:31 PM
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noise doesnt add performance, performance adds noise.
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Old 17-Oct-2005, 11:43 PM
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wow thanks steve, i thought i gained like 10-15 hp from my intake
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Old 17-Oct-2005, 11:54 PM
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so then why do you want a louder filter? so that it sounds faster then it really is?
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Old 18-Oct-2005, 08:30 AM
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ya, i think you lucked out that it is quiet, a lot of them are loud which i personally do not like.
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Old 18-Oct-2005, 11:13 AM
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clean your filter...its prolly dirty
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Old 18-Oct-2005, 02:49 PM
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cheaper filters are louder i think...
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Old 19-Oct-2005, 08:03 AM
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well when it was time clean my filter....

what did I do instead?

look around for a 94-01 integra OEM air box, in my case a 96 LS Air box,

figured out some way to make it fit (meanin chopin a small piece of the short ram)

and the end result was a not so loud intake and something of a DIY COmptech ice box
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Old 20-Oct-2005, 10:39 AM
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man I wish my filter was quieter... I got enough noise in my engine bay. if its nut hissing when it sucks up air its probably dirty.
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Old 23-Oct-2005, 06:04 PM
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the hissing noise you hear is usually associated with a generic CAI on a Z6 motor.

if you want a loud filter, get your hands on the Blitz metal mesh filter. i think it's over 150bux for the filter, but it's the loudest thing i've ever heard....
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Old 23-Oct-2005, 09:05 PM
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im pretty sure the SRI isnt gonna give u a noticable boost in HP. 90% of the times if you think your cars faster its just that. Your THINKING your car is faster.

Jus like when i put my front upper strut bar on my bone stock civic i thought it was a handling machine. Basically the whole point of a filter is noise, just like with an exhaust.

Get a K&N filter ive heard that on an SRI and it sounds nice.
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