Originally Posted by VARS_85MONTE
Thanks for all the advice. I live in north Mississippi, we get cold weather and snow every now and again. I thought that I should run the air gap because it was along the RPMs as my cam. My cam is from 18-6200. But I don't want to sacrifice any low end torque by using too big of an intake..
The RPM won't sacrifice any appreciable amount of bottom end- especially compared to an open plenum intake. Both the RPM Air Gap and
the RPM w/o air gap have the same 1500-6500 rpm advertised powerband.
IMHO the real debate here is whether the RPM w/Air Gap or w/o air gap is what you'd want to run. My vote is for the RPM w/o air gap. This is doubly so if you plan on driving in cold weather.