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Do Intakes deteriorate? Like say an SRT with a few thousand miles on it. I was just wondering becuase Im looking into a used one.
 

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The only intake I have heard problems with is the Rod Millen sport intake, but that was only one users opinion.


Other than some extreme abuse, I don't know of anything that would cause the intake to flake off... especially if the intake only has a few thousand miles on it.
 

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Astr0LuX said:
Do Intakes deteriorate? Like say an SRT with a few thousand miles on it. I was just wondering becuase Im looking into a used one.
You'd hae to rely on the seller's word for it. In the case of theSRT, I'd want to be sure the piggy back ECU thingy was working correctly. With any intake, I'd want to make sure the filter and the couplings were intact.
 

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an intake is a piece of metal tubing.
deteriorate? are you really worrying about it? Dont' bother. It's metal. There are no moving parts. How is it supposed to deteriorate.
 

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an intake is a piece of metal tubing.
deteriorate? are you really worrying about it? Dont' bother. It's metal. There are no moving parts. How is it supposed to deteriorate.
I agree, besides rust, it wont deteriorate. The SRT is made of steel, not some radioactive material with a half-life, or a perishable like bread. :lol:
 

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SophieSleeps said:
an intake is a piece of metal tubing.
deteriorate? are you really worrying about it? Dont' bother. It's metal. There are no moving parts. How is it supposed to deteriorate.
You got a filter than can be torn or abused.

On the SRT, as mentioned by the thread founder, you have the piggyback electroinics.
 

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bartkat said:
SophieSleeps said:
an intake is a piece of metal tubing.
deteriorate? are you really worrying about it? Dont' bother. It's metal. There are no moving parts. How is it supposed to deteriorate.
You got a filter than can be torn or abused.

On the SRT, as mentioned by the thread founder, you have the piggyback electroinics.

Yeah but dude, the filter don't have any moving parts either. It sits in your engine bay. How can the filter be torn or abused. It's not a football. It sits there. As for the piggy, it sits inside of a covered box. Nothin's gonna happen to it either.
 
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