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Old 07-09-2008, 04:17 PM   #1
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Question K&N Air Intake FIPK 2 Part 57-2559

I purchased and installed the K&N FIPK Part 57-2559 and it feels like the car loose low RPM torque. The car feels a bit stornger at the 4,000-5,500 RPMS. Why is this? Is there anything wrong with this product or it's just the way it is?




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well the heat is what causes it to do that..even with a tune mine still bogs when its really hot. but at night when it cools down the car runs real smooth...
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check all connections, make sure its tight and a straight path to the throttle body. check the extra air fitting that goes back to the valve cover. reset your computer when you installed?


I have the same intake and it pulled like a beast after, an improvement at just about every rpm
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I have the same intake and had not problems with it. I would pull the negative battery cable off for 10 mins if you have not done that yet.
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a lot of times you just feel like you lose low-end torque because you gain everywhere else...however with a true CAI like the FIPK and not a "HAI" like the steeda SRI you should never actually LOSE power at lower speeds or rpms...
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however with a true CAI like the FIPK and not a "HAI" like the steeda SRI you should never actually LOSE power at lower speeds or rpms...
"HAI" Ouch
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Thanks for the replies. I checked and all is tight. I will disconnect the battery for 10 minutes. Thanks
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try wrapping it in insulation foam..like the one they use on houses...might help a bit. thats what i did to mine bec the heat in the philippines is a killer. average ambient temp is around 34Celcius mid day
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