I've got a Thrasher and have NO REGRETS. Get one. The bottom piece needs to be cut some, cuts very easy with a dremel tool. Not a big deal. It does come with a new ribbed intake duct, don't see any problems with it. There will be a gap, but still looks/works great. Spring time I plan on insulating it with the tape and wrap and make it totally air tight against the fender. The K&N is the way to go to. Also got the IAT relocation.
I was in your postition 5 months ago, get yourself a 3.4 pulley right away, best HP per dollar to start, that with an Intake like the Thrasher, and a lower Thermostat 180, the car will be much more friendly to your right foot. Pulley alone adds 25HP and 50 TQ. I also threw in a shift kit
One more thing about intakes the pipe and cone under the hood with NO box isn't the optimal way to go, get some kind of CAI. Best to get most cold air possible, breathing underhood air = less HP. Search for a member Rogue, he has a MSP box and looks like it is a good box, not flashy at all, looks like stock box, but gets the job done.
Welcome to the board too. check mine out cardomain page at the bottom for more info.
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