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NavigatorsLegacy 10-02-2012 03:05 PM

Takeda Cold Air Intake...anyone know about these?
 
I own a 2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i. I cannot find a Cobb cold air intake to fit
It. Takeda makes one... Is it any good? Don't know anything about
Them. I'm a rookie in this field. Any comments or suggestions welcomed.

Next car has got to be a GT!

jbangoy 10-07-2012 11:02 AM

Helped put a Takeda intake on my buddy's G37, it didn't fit properly so it took about 5 hours to install 5 HOURS FOR AN INTAKE!, and came with two left elbows instead of a left and a right, so the right mounting bracket wasn't useable. Butt dyno didn't feel any different, and it didn't sound any different than stock. $400 waste of money IMO

w93justin93w 10-08-2012 01:45 PM

I wouldn't get a intake.

RabidWombat 10-09-2012 03:24 PM

Intakes don't do anything for these cars. The only reason to get one is if you want the sound.

TcDavis 10-09-2012 06:16 PM

I've got it on my car, not hp gains of corse, but does sound good at high rpm:D

Tc Davis

pbts 10-14-2012 12:07 PM

I have one on my 370Z and it helped with the sound, but not really the power.

There's a lot of threads on the BMW forums that say the intakes don't do much if any for their cars. Obviously these are not experiences related to subies but..

kred 10-14-2012 09:04 PM

I would say to stay away from cold air intakes for NA legacys. I've heard that they are unreliable, and I even heard a friend of mine say that they decrease power on NAs :confused:. I think a smarter move would be to get a high air flow intake panel and keep the stock air box, like the 2.5i faq thread says. I have an AVO high air flow intake panel, and from the minute I test drove it after installing it, I noticed a nice power increase. It makes probably as much power as a short ram intake. Much better bang for your buck, in my opinion.


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