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    Induction kit or Veccy C Pipe?

    Hi again,

    I have been thinking of buying a ViperCross induction kit or Derestricting the airbox and replacing the intake pipe with something larger.

    Which one would be the better choice from anyones experience?

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    Smitty
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    K&N with the air box mod n veccy c pipe or vxr pipe there ant much size diffrence between either 1 (the vxr pipe fits straight in),induction kit if you want the noise but you will get heat soak,i have done both find the K&N to be best tho...(veccy) intake pipe-9177099
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    no heatsoak with the pipercross viper. its in a carbon fibre heatshield. if cash isnt an issue the ppipercross viper all the way. about £200 i think

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    ive read on here that the veccy intake pipe trink makes you lose power, and ive also head induction kits cause tick over problems with vauxhall 16v engines

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    Iv got a viper on my 1.4 16v and i found it better than my airbox with pipercross pannel filter. car felt smoother and better to drive and when i put my foot down theres a wee bump that wasnt there before dont think its worth the 170-180 price tag though, i only paid a tenner

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    the enclosed viper kits are very good and seem silghtly better than the Vectra 'c' mod, but are expensive. i ran one one my last Astra and they do give very good throttle response

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    I dont know if i can afford the Viper kit at the minute. I was just going to get the standard pipercross induction kit? Hearing about this heatsoak problem though.
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    Ive had zero problems with both K&N and Pipercross on my 1.8 for years. If its extra power youre after though, I wouldnt bother. They make no extra noise either, I have found.

    From reading on here, a modified intake pipe or one from a Vectra C with a good panel filter should help things. I would do this, but I've lost my damn Airbox!
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