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booyaolian
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Aug 13, 4:54pm - #248555 
K&N High-Flow Air Filter

I just installed it today. To be honest with you guys, I am not impressed with it at all. My car sounds the same, and cant feel any gains. I dont understand why some people claimed that they actually felt that their cars accelerate faster and sound louder.

Anyway, I didnt buy this filter to improve Performance. My Air Filter was dirty, and my dealer wanted to charge me $25 to change it.--->INSANE.

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Aug 13, 5:02pm - #248556 
idunno

Even a CAI only adds what, 5 HP at the very most? So I'm not surprised that you couldn't feel the drop-in...


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Aug 13, 5:56pm - #248557 
yea..you would of been better off with the TRD Performance Air Filter..

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Aug 13, 6:12pm - #248558 
How much did the [email]K@N[/email] cost and where did you buy it?

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Aug 13, 6:15pm - #248559 
You can hear the drop in if you remove the butterfly.

I still have one of those in my closet I need to sell rofl


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Aug 13, 6:15pm - #248560 
$43 at Advance Auto Parts

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Aug 13, 6:18pm - #248561 
Crap IMO thumbsdown

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Aug 13, 11:13pm - #248562 
i have a TRD drop in also. if i took the butterfly out, i would hear it better?

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Aug 13, 11:26pm - #248563 
Dude...anybody who tells you that they "feel" the difference from any bolt on mod is full of it...it's call butt dyno...and if you want the most amount of air Intake, spend the money and go Blitz SUS

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Aug 13, 11:38pm - #248564 
i feel bad for you for spending 43$ on bs filter. you shouldve known it wont give you no gains and no noise. you wont get any noise of an Intake unless its open somehow. if you want some noise(temporary), open the airbox, leave the filter in it and turn on ur car and rev it.

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Aug 14, 12:05am - #248565 
K&N=TRD

TRD doesn't amnufacture it's own parts, it buys things from other companies and stamps the TRD logo on it. The TRD exhaust is made by Borla, the filter by K&N, the brakes by Stoptech.

Based on experience, you will only hear your Intake when you are either at WOT (or close to it) or when you turn the car off (it makes a sucking noise when you shut the motor off). Under full acceleration or whenever the throttle is completely open, you will hear a rumbly noise. It's sort of "chunky" when you just jab the throttle all the way down for a second (IE, rev-matching for downshifts).

Removal of the butterly makes it a little bit louder, but any Intake will make it much more noticable.

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Aug 14, 6:31am - #248566 
Originally Posted by lactose
Dude...anybody who tells you that they "feel" the difference from any bolt on mod is full of it...it's call butt dyno...and if you want the most amount of air Intake, spend the money and go Blitz SUS


im 99% sure that my dead spots on the rpm was fixed with my new inatke wtf

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Aug 14, 1:56pm - #248567 
well if you have a bottleneck restrictive Intake it just makes sense that the filter won't help much following the "weakest link" principle. Get an Intake. Go TPR.


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Aug 14, 7:33pm - #248568 
yo relax...dont feel bad for me for spending $43 on a stupid Performance filter. the filter is just for the time being, because the stock one was so dirty. i am buying a TPR Intake for my GT.

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Aug 14, 8:26pm - #248569 
It's just an airfilter, not a Turbo charger rolleyes, You just pay for the name and quality


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Aug 14, 8:52pm - #248570 
see if you get better fuel economy.
if not, then it really sucks idunno


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Aug 14, 8:58pm - #248571 
I put mine in months ago. I thought i noticed a diffrece. I disagree and say is worth the money.

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Aug 14, 9:08pm - #248572 
^^^wouldnt say that after a CAI mod...

i putted a TRD Air Filter in b4 my AEM CAI.
i did feel a little difference about air flow into the engine, but not much. other than that, i feel no difference than stock paper filter...


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