PRL Stage 1 intake review and install for CTR

  1. ctrmofo

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    We did a full review and install of PRL's new Stage 1 intake, now available for pre-order. Please contact @PRL Motorsports for ordering info.

    Detailed review and video are here...enjoy!

     
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    I read that stage 1 isn't compatible with stage 2?
    If stage 2 is adding different intake box, yet not compatible with the stage 1 piping,
    Is there any reason why I should get this instead of waiting?
     
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    Some people don’t want to pay for full intake and airbox replacement but a step up in improvement.
     
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    And some people (like me) are just too impatient to wait... haha
     
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    Likewise...so go for it. Works great with K&N drop in.
     
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    Guess I’ll have to buy this now and sell it later when I want to upgrade.
    The price is attractive especially at the sale price.
    I was hoping it would be compatible :dunno:
     
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    I heard demand is high cuz of attractive pricing.
     
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    This is what I’m doing for now, getting stage one with my current K&N filter. I wish the 15th of October would hurry up and get here
     
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    Hmm does this silicone intake hose work with eventuri intake?
     
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    i don't believe it does but need @PRL Motorsports to confirm or deny that.
     
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    I just returned from installing mine and It was actually not that bad. The price is on point and I am very impressed with the quality, but I expect nothing less from PRL. I did contact PRL awhile back and they are still in development for stage 2... If it doesn’t match up with stage 1 then I guess that’s okay. Here are some of the benefits, granted these were on my all seasons so I couldn’t get the full extent.
    - I noticed there was more throttle response above 2400 rpms, more “touchy” is the word
    - Below that in higher gears, 3rd and higher, it was the same.
    - It defitely felt more powerful in the upper rpms, especially 2nd gear, I was making the tires spin haha, 3rd and 4th felt like it wasnt struggling up top as well.
    - I really didn’t notice any difference in noise, so don’t buy this if your into the louder intake noise.
    - no check engine lights or anything like that when it came on.

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    Got this on the car last Friday. In my car anyway the sound of the blow off is much more noticeable vs. stock. I had both the silicone hose and the drop in filter installed. I'm also running KTuner Stage 1 (I mention this because I had a PRL intake on my previous '18 SI and with / without Hondata it made a big difference in the sound).
     
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    I kept telling them and anyone that asked that it wouldn't fit properly...I don't even have eventuri, but I have a set of eyes, lol...you can plainly see the eventuri uses a smaller attachment...so the PRL would be too long...well, fast forward to now, I see eventuri users complaining how they have to trim 2" off the prl tube. Not sure why PRL said it would fit when they never actually tried it.
     
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    Damnit “Spencer”
     
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