If you have been in the game of modifying cars for 10 years or so and got your start modding compact cars, you probably remember the good old days when adding a cold air intake was probably the first or second engine mod you did to your car. In those days a really well-designed intake could add as much as 10 or more whp to your car’s output and even the most basic, poorly designed ebay intake usually added at least a few dyno-verifiable horsepower. A cold air intake was considered to be a good bang for the buck modification and thousands were sold. Even the most mechanically inept were usually able to install an intake with a few simple hand tools.
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