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Which air-intake is best??? K&N or Spectre?

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Old 03-01-2014, 08:17 AM
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Ive been doing a lot of research on air intake and the K&N would be my first choice but they are extremely higher than the spectre intakes. I would just like some advice and maybe specs on mpg increase, etc. that ya'll have picked up...
 
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My recommendation is save your money. Without doing a PCM tune after installing a CAI, you're not going to see a difference, despite what the manufacturers or your 'butt dyno' tell you.
 
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go with spectre, with k n your paying for the name
 
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Isn't the factory setup a "cold air intake"? Mine sucks air from around the side of the radiator, right behind the grill.

Like rriddle3 said, it's really not worth it. If you do see any increases, it will be at such a high rpm that you will probably never even use it.

Having said that, if you still want to do it, fine. It does look cool, and it's your truck. I would probably agree with newguy, spectre is probably a better deal. K&N is name brand, lol
 
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K,blow your money on a K&n. its sucking in warm air (if you get the full kit). is it helping? not really. If anything. get a drop in filter,its in the factory housing and sucks in cooler air then the special 260.00 one.

spectre....drop in,and its 20 bucks at autozone.
 
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K&N makes spectre.
 
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When considering a CAI, you need to keep something in mind: Before the fuel and air are drawn into the cylinder, the fuel needs to be atomized and vaporized for it to burn efficiently. Both of which happen when the injector nozzle opens and squirts the fuel on the back side of the intake valve. The incoming air that mixes with it, is drawn in from the plenum, where it is heated. The factory air intake was designed with this in mind
 
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Originally Posted by Captain Hook View Post
When considering a CAI, you need to keep something in mind: Before the fuel and air are drawn into the cylinder, the fuel needs to be atomized and vaporized for it to burn efficiently. Both of which happen when the injector nozzle opens and squirts the fuel on the back side of the intake valve. The incoming air that mixes with it, is drawn in from the plenum, where it is heated. The factory air intake was designed with this in mind
dont matter. teenage/inexperienced minds demand filters that have 60 hp. lol

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Old 03-02-2014, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by chris015 View Post

Mailing Address:
Spectre Performance
PO Box 1329
Riverside, CA 92502

Mailing Address:
K&N Engineering, Inc.
PO Box 1329
Riverside, California 92502




Physical Address:
K&N Engineering, Inc.
1455 Citrus St.
Riverside, California 92507


Physical Address:
Spectre Performance
1455 Citrus Street
Riverside, CA 92507

From both websites. If you don't believe me google it yourself. I am 100% sure they would not sue themselves now a days or even work with the enemy.
 

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