Just Released: CorkSport Cold Air Intake System for the 2016+ MX-5

Introducing the CorkSport Cold Air Intake System for the 2016+ Mazda ND Miata. Maintain your cool intake air temperatures without the restriction of the OEM intake.

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The CorkSport CAI System was designed with performance, functionality, and significance in mind. This is not just a piece of metal pipe with an air filter on the end. This was thought out and designed with the latest technologies to give you a no compromise intake system for your favorite weekend toy.

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First, we focused on the system performance since we all want to go fast, right?

This proved to be more difficult than expected. Mazda did a good job designing their intake, but they did leave some room for improvement when you combine hard parts and a proper tune. Now, this isn’t surprising since cars have become more and more dependent on the tune, not just the physical parts. Below is a dyno-graph of the OEM intake system versus the CorkSport CAI System; a net gain of 3-4 WHp with the OEM tune.

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So, what makes the CorkSport CAI System superior?

We wanted to create a system to provide smooth laminar flow which means removing any abrupt edges, sudden expansions, and tight radius bends. First, we use an AEM performance dry-flow filter that features an internal velocity stack design. Then we matched the billet aluminum MAF inner diameter to the filter for a seamless edge that provides smooth flow to the MAF sensor. Leaving the MAF, you see another velocity stack expansion with just a 2mm edge as the air enters the 4-layer reinforced silicone with large sweeping bends. Check out the cut-away view below!

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Next, is the functionality of the CorkSport CAI System. We wanted the CAI to be a quick and easy installation without the need to remove the bumper or any other intensive parts. The cold air box is designed in CAD and through the iterative process of design, a 3D print, and test fittings, we were able to produce a box that fits great and still utilizes the OEM rubber isolators for mounting and the OEM cold air ducting.

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Finally, we wanted to ensure significance of the CorkSport CAI System, because nobody wants a piece of pipe with a filter on the end flopping around in their engine bay. We knew our awesome customers wanted more than just great performance. We know you want it to look great and that you’ll want to brag about it because we’re all car guys and gals, right? The CorkSport CAI uses premium silicone, a beautiful black anodized billet aluminum MAF housing, stainless fasteners, and high quality thermoformed ABS that blends nicely into your engine bay.

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Don’t wait any longer! Get your CorkSport Cold Air Intake System today! Pair it with a pro-tune and really wake up your favorite weekend toy!

Cheers,

CorkSport

Lower Prices, More Power, and White Silicone!

White Silicone is HERE!

After a few teasers, and much demand, we finally are releasing White Silicone Options for the following parts.

So if you want a unique look or a car color matching intake, the White Silicone option just might be for you!

Looking for an intake?? Looking for a sale?? We’ve got both!

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We already know that the CorkSport Short Ram Intake is the best in the game, but what could make it better? How about a lower price for Xmas? If you haven’t noticed our price drop on the CorkSport Stage I Short Ram Intake, Stage II Short Ram Intake or Cold Air Intake for the Mazdaspeed 3, Mazdaspeed 6, and Mazda CX-7 then take a look! These prices are for a limited time only so if you or a friend have been waiting to purchase, now is your chance!

The Stage I Intakes have dropped from $179.99 to $149.99

The Stage II Intakes have dropped from $249.99 to $219.99

The Stage III Cold Air Intake has dropped from $279.99 to $249.99 without Turbo Inlet Pipe and from $349.99 to $319.99 with the inlet pipe.

So why would we drop the price? Easy! We want to get you the most for your money this holiday season. This means you can now give your Mazda more power, for less!

 

Installation help is on the way!

We are constantly searching for ways to improve your experience with CorkSport. Many times we re-visit our parts to see what we can do to improve them; lately we are also starting to turn our attention to improving the instructions that our parts come with. You’ll notice the change starting with our latest products and also some of your favorites. We recently upgraded the instructions for all of our Mazdaspeed 3 intakes to fill them with more pictures and easier to understand steps. Here’s an example:

 

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 As you can see, the pictures are full color with easy to find call-outs of key items and steps. In addition to coming printed out with every CorkSport part, you will find them easy to link to on every product page and easily viewable on any computer, tablet or phone. Just one more way that CorkSport has your back!

Fight Power Loss From Your Hot Engine Bay

Step up your game and your power with the New CorkSport Power Series Cold Air Intake for the 2010-2013 Mazda 3.

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A Cold Air Intake is one of the easiest ways to gain consistent power in your Mazda. With the CorkSport Power Series Cold Air Intake for your 2010-2013 Mazda 3 you will pull cold air directly into your engine which equals more power at your wheels. In testing the CorkSport Power Series Cold Air Intake proved to give peak gains of almost +6hp and +6lb/ft of torque.

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Not only does the Cold Air Intake increase power, but it will improve efficiency and consistency by giving your engine colder air which is better for combustion. The CorkSport Power Series Cold Air Intake provides the benefit of pulling the denser, colder air from outside the engine compartment.

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We designed the Cold Air Intake for both the 2.0L Non SkyActiv models, along with the 2.5L Non SkyActiv model. With more power and efficiency across the board we decided to let everyone in on the performance gains.

Made of a polished, mandrel bent aluminum pipe, with durable multi-layer, reinforced silicone couplers and our one piece precision machined and anodized aluminum MAF housing, the CorkSport Mazda 3 Power series Cold Air Intake will be durable and look great. We also include a Dry Flow Air Filter that is easy to clean and never needs replacing.

Available now for $229.99 for the 2.5L Mazda 3: https://www.corksport.com/corksport-power-series-2010-2013-mazda-3-cold-air-intake-2.5.html

Also available for $229.99 for the 2.0L  Non SkyActiv here: https://www.corksport.com/corksport-2010-2013-mazda-3-cold-air-intake-2.0.html