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Volant Air Intake?

Any recommendations for it??

From what i read being it has a box to it, it wont suck in the warm air inside the engine compartment is this correct??

well any help you guys can give would be great thanks.
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Yep thats the one I'm going to get. Talk to [email protected] about it, he's a active member on this site.
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It is a great design. I have one on my truck and I love it. It is a fully enclosed box with two openings on two sides to suck in air. The cone filter is better than a K&N IMO, no residue in the intake tube or on the MAF. I gained 3 mpg with it but I also had headers and a cat back system at the time of install.

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Volant makes a great kit I will admit they are a great design
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Great cause all i keep reading is most CAI for Rangers bring in HOTTT air instead of cold because of poor heat shields.. so volant it is then.
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It is a great design. I have one on my truck and I love it. It is a fully enclosed box with two openings on two sides to suck in air. The cone filter is better than a K&N IMO, no residue in the intake tube or on the MAF. I gained 3 mpg with it but I also had headers and a cat back system at the time of install.

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I have been curios about the Volant. Where is the inlet opening? Any pics of it?
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thats it for the 4.0L
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Seen the S&B but I'm not sure where the opening is. It looks like it's toward the fender which doesn't make sense.
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looks like its right above the front right tire and fender.
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But then you have a nice wall blocking the air.
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hmm i suppose one could custom create air to it i have no idea.. what i was told is there is a hole in front and side of volant which isnt well displayed above.
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That's where the stock box gets' its air.
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well unlike stock it gets air in two inlets from what i have read and the filter is cone allowing greater air flow without pulling in hot air like aem and k&n.
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There is an inlet towards the fender and one towards the headlight.
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my brother has it on his ranger. i have the k&n 5157 or whatever.

his is great for offroading cause it keeps mud out unlike my open filter.
gas milage increase for him was about 2-3mpg.
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i think they pillow there hp gains.. being im highly doubting 10 - 25 hp by all means..
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yeah have the system on my truck and i love it is a great system ive had others on the past and this has been the only true intake i have had if i had it to buy again i would buy it before i even thought about buying the others out their
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thanks for you input.. are you yeilding 2- 3 mpg more??
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any other input? trying to decide between this and designing a custom ram air setup
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well what exactly are you looking for input wise?
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was told 8-12 hp gain depending on temp by retailer of volant...any truth to this? can't make up my mind to either get the volant or fabricate a ram air setup ( finding room for scoop and still have it looking decent is my biggest headache at moment)
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I have the volant on my 4.0. It looks good, the box has 2 holes it sucks air in thru. I saw a 1mpg increase, can't feel a difference in power.
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so the volant is like any other intake? as far as mpg/ power gains?
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yes and no... volant actually brings in colder air than k&n and any intake with a heat sheild.. being it boxes the filter in and brings in from the 2 coldest sides i have heard highest gains from volant and dont have to worry about oiling it and ruining 02 sensors.
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