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2019-2020 Silverado / Sierra 1500 Cold Air Intake by Roto-fab

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Roto-fab 2019-2020 Chevy Silverado / GMC Sierra 1500 Cold Air Intake

 

As an established leader in the GM vehicle aftermarket, we are excited to bring our values of outstanding performance and superior quality to the truck world! On this project, we set out to create something truly special for the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra. The 2019-2020 GM 1500 Cold Air Intake from Roto-fab will change the way you look at air intake systems.

 

The Roto-fab CAI development process starts by custom fabricating what we believe to be the perfect cold air intake for the vehicle. After a prototype is complete, we log thousands of miles testing and refining the design to improve quality and optimize performance. Once the ideal configuration is achieved, we then reverse engineer the system and tool up for production. This process gives you the fit, finish, and attention to detail of a one-off custom unit, with the quality and consistency of a production system. 

 

We are extremely proud to announce the Roto-fab CAI for Silverado and Sierra 1500 is showing gains of 14 HP and 23 FT-LB TQ at the rear wheels in our dyno testing! We can say with great confidence that all of our advertised gains come from real world “apples to apples” testing – no BS. We are experts in optimizing performance on the factory calibration, so you can enjoy the benefits of this CAI with no tune required! Along with the performance benefits, we have observed a substantial increase in fuel efficiency with the Roto-fab CAI – an increase of up to 2 MPG! Also noteworthy is the subtle, but aggressive sound that our system adds.

 

While we always value function over form, this intake does look great under the hood! From the material selection to the textured finish, this cold air intake system looks like it belongs on your truck. We have incorporated a hinging aluminum lid with a single fastener design to make filter maintenance and removal a quick and easy process, as well as a tinted plexi-glas ® insert for effortless air filter inspection. With many of our CAI systems, we find our customers saying “It should have came from the factory like this!”

 

We've incorporated our proprietary development techniques and engineering principles on this CAI that have brought us tremendous success in the Camaro aftermarket. Our Camaro, Cadillac CTS-V, Chevy SS Sedan, and Pontiac G8 CAI systems are widely regarded as the best performing option by the many of the most respected tuners in the country. They have been validated on the track and on the dyno by countless tuners and performance shops around the world earning us the title, “The Fastest Name in Air Intakes” ®

 

The Roto-fab team is very excited to continue our tradition of outstanding performance and superior quality on this new platform. More information will be coming soon on pricing for this system. We are striving to have this intake available for sale yet this month!

 

 

   

 Part # 

              Product Description                      

10161078

2019-2020 Chevy Silverado / GMC Sierra 1500 CAI  -  5.3L Engine

10161080

2019-2020 Chevy Silverado / GMC Sierra 1500 CAI  -  6.2L Engine

 

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What is the CFM rating of the Cold air intake? Will it exceed the CFM rating on the Throttle body? If so would a performance throttle body be available to take full advantage of the cold air intake?

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You can't calibrate/alter these computers so a different throttle body can't be used.

 

I think the intake design is cool and looks good but why wouldn't GM engineers just call you up if you somehow gained up to 2mpg that they couldn't?

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20 minutes ago, Mikebtte said:

What is the CFM rating of the Cold air intake? Will it exceed the CFM rating on the Throttle body? If so would a performance throttle body be available to take full advantage of the cold air intake?

Our CAI components are designed with future modifications in mind. For example, our 6th gen Camaro intakes perform well on otherwise stock vehicles, while still capable of meeting the air demands of high horsepower builds! This particular intake was designed in anticipation of throttle body upgrades.

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10 minutes ago, CamGTP said:

You can't calibrate/alter these computers so a different throttle body can't be used.

 

I think the intake design is cool and looks good but why wouldn't GM engineers just call you up if you somehow gained up to 2mpg that they couldn't?

Over the past several years, we have used proprietary development techniques that offer CAI performance which remains unmatched. We are very excited to hear feedback from the end users!

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49 minutes ago, Hydro4acid said:

Impressive numbers. What about it making a CEL? 

Price? 

We spent hundreds of hours fine-tuning our CAI to perform extremely well on the factory calibration. Driveability has been excellent in the 10,000+ testing miles we have logged with absolutely NO CEL with our cold air intake! We don't think it's enough to simply avoid a CEL, we actually develop our systems to maximize performance on the stock calibration. We took the extra steps with this system to eliminate what many consider to be common CAI issues. We plan to release pricing on this system later this week.

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2 hours ago, CamGTP said:

You can't calibrate/alter these computers so a different throttle body can't be used.

 

I think the intake design is cool and looks good but why wouldn't GM engineers just call you up if you somehow gained up to 2mpg that they couldn't?

GM found it a lot more economical to design a 4 cyl engine for fuel mileage. Made a lot more sense than creating a cold air intake. I read what the guy said, they spent hundreds of hours testing this, GM can't afford to be wasting time in engineering. The bean counters said "NO"

 

sarcasm 

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You don't think GM spent millions of miles and hundreds of thousands of hours on the road and in a dyno cell doing this stuff for the V8 engines?

 

Their budget is in the millions if not a billion or two when it comes to development on new generations of vehicles and engines. I'm not knocking the intake at all, just the mileage increase through an intake is a stretch. Driving habits, road conditions and things of that nature have a far greater impact on miles per gallon.

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Well, it does look good. Will there be a dry filter option?

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Roto-fab, will your CAI void my warranty?

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To answer the last few questions:

 

Our CAI has not been CARB tested yet. The system will only be offered with the oiled air filter. We recommend checking with the dealer doing your warranty work on warranty related questions, and we will announce pricing later this week!!

 

Thanks everyone for your questions and interest in this product! We look forward to hearing some first-hand feedback once we start shipping these systems out.

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When will this be available and where would one buy it? I have a Roto-fab on my 2010 Camaro SS and like it

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