If you don't want a tune
I had the K&N drop in filter and even though it did sound better then the stock filter when full throttle it had no different feeling with throttle response.
I put on the Airaid because of just the good looks it will have when I put the hood up at car shows. ( Eye Candy) It Doooo look great.
I was totally surprised when I got in and rolled away the first time after installing the Airaid. The throttle response is improved 100% compared to what it was before the Airaid. I have no tune
. I'm sure with a tune it would work even better but I don't race or auto-X anymore so the stock tune works OK for me. There is no downside of having a CAI that I can see. I do not think it was a waste of money because it does add the Eye Candy I wanted with the bonus of a great sound and excellent throttle response.
2012-candy red- V-6 MCA, Automatic Trans. CFM Valve cover breather. MMD blackTail light trim.Magnaflow axle back street mufflers, JLT oil catch can.MMD hood struts.
Airaid Cold Air intake. red caliper covers, 3.7L performance engine cover, Flat black hood spears.Boss 302 strut brace, CDC rear panel, Trunk Cargo net,--Dash carpet cover,
Viser stickers to cover ugly yellow warning crap,Aluminum driveshafft and Swarr Bar.