PRL Motorsports 2017+ Honda Civic Type-R FK8 High Volume Intake System

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da eff? people buy these just for making sound woosh woosh swish swish? i got better things to spend my money on. no lower IAT no care.
It's almost like people like different things and will spend their money how they want. PRL says it makes 8-12 HP at peak, and larger throughout mid range, and if custom tuned for it, you can probably get a bit more benefit from it, more than just a woosh swish. If you want the woosh swish, just add their drop in filter if $400 is not for you.



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da eff? people buy these just for making sound woosh woosh swish swish? i got better things to spend my money on. no lower IAT no care.
Pretty much lol.

The lower IAT gains are minimal I believe. From what I read stock airbox is pretty efficient.
 

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It's almost like people like different things and will spend their money how they want. PRL says it makes 8-12 HP at peak, and larger throughout mid range, and if custom tuned for it, you can probably get a bit more benefit from it, more than just a woosh swish. If you want the woosh swish, just add their drop in filter if $400 is not for you.
PEOPLE LIKE DIFFERENT THINGS THAN ME? How is that even possible?

Saying it makes 8-12hp and actually making 8-12hp are two different things. If theres a consensus that this makes power and give me some performance gains then maybe I need it.

Again, people like different things than me? They should only want 8-12hp and lower IATs.
 

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I just pulled the trigger on it. My thoughts ...

1. It does seem to be the best bang for buck intake system ... great price at $400. Really hard to justifying spending $1400 for the "carbon fiber" offerings
2. Hard to find any info that it is worse then stock with IAT readings
3. The sound is unreal (from what people say)
4. Lots of happy people running them (can't really find any complaints)
5. If wanting to add some more "noise" to the car - I would rather do the PRL HVI then an exhaust - which does nothing for performance and costs 3x more. I would bet that the PRL HVI adds more HP then an exhaust. And the PRL doesn't need to be annoying and have a "drone" while driving

I'll report back if I feel the same after I install it.
 

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For those of you with a lot of rain or have had the intake for a while, how have your intakes been holding up? Any waterspots on the intake? Been tempted for months to grab one, but being in FL where it rains almost every day in the summer and oncoming traffic splashing water is the only thing holding me back lol.
 

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For those of you with a lot of rain or have had the intake for a while, how have your intakes been holding up? Any waterspots on the intake? Been tempted for months to grab one, but being in FL where it rains almost every day in the summer and oncoming traffic splashing water is the only thing holding me back lol.
IT IS NOT SUCEPTIBLE TO RAIN CAUSING ANY ISSUE. Ran it through monsoon season here. What made you think that rain could be a problem?
 

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For those of you with a lot of rain or have had the intake for a while, how have your intakes been holding up? Any waterspots on the intake? Been tempted for months to grab one, but being in FL where it rains almost every day in the summer and oncoming traffic splashing water is the only thing holding me back lol.
I mean you can sit there and spray the shit out of the grille/radiator with a hose on full blast and there not be a drop off water on the intake or the whole top of the engine
 

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Nothing to worry about. Here’s mine and I drove through a few snow storms for many hours. These droplets are most likely from condensation.
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For those of you with a lot of rain or have had the intake for a while, how have your intakes been holding up? Any waterspots on the intake?
The intake "feed" is in the same place as the factory intake; as others say - even if you pressure wash directly at the intake area, there won't be any droplets inside.

If you do want to be doubly safe, I don't see why you couldn't add a CAI Rain sock to the filter at the expense of some airflow.
 

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