I picked up a Mishimoto silicone tube for a few reasons. I wanted to delete the sound generator and save some space/weight, I wanted to get rid of the ugly OEM intake tube, and I wanted the car to breathe better while attaining more power.
It features a nice billet sound delete plug for the resonator and comes with the Mishimoto lifetime warranty. I was debating on replacing the OEM one with a metal intake but figured to minimize heat soak, it’s probably best I went with a silicone tube.
As much as I love the look of the Blitz intake pipe, I’d probably wrap it with gold heat reflective tape which kind of defeats the reason I’d want one in the first place!