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Thanks for all the advice.... I decided to go the drop in filter direction with a charger intake tube. "The smooth one with no silcener

I went with k&n dry drop in filter, had it on the last 3 cars no complaints.

Even for the 3 things was still cheaper the cai kit

Also adding functional hood scopes, i know these simple help remove heat


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Thanks for all the advice.... I decided to go the drop in filter direction with a charger intake tube. "The smooth one with no silcener

I went with k&n dry drop in filter, had it on the last 3 cars no complaints.

Even for the 3 things was still cheaper the cai kit

Also adding functional hood scopes, i know these simple help remove heat


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Adding a K&N filter won't do a thing for performance. In fact there was a study done on Mustangs, and it showed that the car LOST HP over the stock element. On top of that you will let more dirt into your engine. The charger tube will get rid of the goiter so you can put a catch can, that's about it. I would take that money and use it for a cold air intake.

If you want performance get a quality cold air intake from Legmaker, or AFE. These two have been tested to make the most HP, a short ram intake at least.
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Do either one of you have the numbers to prove this???


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Do either one of you have the numbers to prove this???


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Go over to the LXFORUMS.COM and do a search...there are many 3rd party tests on CAIs...



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Do either one of you have the numbers to prove this???


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I had a 63 series K&N on mine, I did like the the minor differences it made to sound. I changed shortly after to legmaker, not much noticeable difference because I had added other mods at the same time. I do, however, like the way it looks in the engine bay. I didn't change for any other reason than it came in a package deal with my tuner and because I had read so many times that LMI was a better quality CAI. I still have the 63 series if I choose to switch back...although, I Probably won't. I didn't add it to get get gains (admittedly it would be nice), I just believe most engines needs to breathe a little better, so it's something I usually look to do.

But for what it's worth, I didn't have any real issues with my K&N, I liked it and wouldn't rule it out for a vehicle in the future. Hope this helps!
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My car has the charger clean air tube too, along with the ported throttle body and seems to be getting stronger as I put more miles on it, 9600 now.Unlike others
i have had no problems ther than the crappy RSA tires.Have a set of BFG comp2's ordered in 255x45x20, hope there here by Friday, track reopens then.
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My car has the charger clean air tube too, along with the ported throttle body and seems to be getting stronger as I put more miles on it, 9600 now.Unlike others
i have had no problems ther than the crappy RSA tires.Have a set of BFG comp2's ordered in 255x45x20, hope there here by Friday, track reopens then.
Did you notice any noise difference with charge tube? And what type of air filter are you using?


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What people think it the silencer on the intake tube is NOT a silencer, it's designed to smooth the backflow pulses from the intake valves opening.

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