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C A I WORTH THE $ ?

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by padoos1, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Oct 18, 2010 at 1:12 PM
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    padoos1

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    Is a K/N cold air kit worth the money? If not whats a better alternative? thanks
     
  2. Oct 18, 2010 at 3:19 PM
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    Bobcat

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    Ultragauge shows intake temp is only 2 degrees warmer than the outside temp. Seems like a CAI is not really worth it unless you are after the sound.
     
  3. Oct 18, 2010 at 3:43 PM
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    padoos1

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    Thanks guys!
     
  4. Oct 18, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    Rakso

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    Go AFE, you'll love the sound.
     
  5. Oct 18, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    jnoley07

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    save your money and buy a lift
     
  6. Oct 19, 2010 at 6:06 AM
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    docbrown

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    Buy a drop in filter (K&N or Pro Dri) and save the rest for a set of Long Tube headers. The intake on our trucks does a pretty decent job as is. Mostly what you would pay for on a CAI is sound.
     
  7. Oct 19, 2010 at 6:08 AM
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  8. Oct 19, 2010 at 6:10 AM
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    No, Its not worth the money. To see any performance gains you have to redline the truck to 6000 RPMS. but it does clean up the look under the hood.
     
  9. Oct 19, 2010 at 6:13 AM
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    Lurkin

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    Down Boy, nobody is selling anything !!
     
  10. Oct 19, 2010 at 6:14 AM
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    Who sells the Pro-dri air filter at a good price?
     
  11. Oct 19, 2010 at 6:16 AM
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    I know................:D.........................(that's mypoint)


















    It's a slow day at work, can ya tell?
     
  12. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:30 AM
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    Ordered a pro-dri filter....thanks guys
     
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