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_RED_ 12-24-2012 08:36 AM

K&N's new intake kit
 
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K&N's 57S Performance Airboxes increase horsepower and acceleration by dramatically reducing air flow restriction caused by the original factory design. They come with K&N's Million-Mile Limited Warranty. 57S series airboxes replace the factory air filter housing with a fully enclosed injection modified air box containing a reusable K&N air filter. Installation is easy as they are specifically engineered to use factory holes and mounting points. No additional hardware, cutting or drilling is required.

Thought I'd share, discuss.


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Slo86GT 12-24-2012 09:54 AM

Meh. Still think the AEM CAI or Steeda cool air bath + MAF housing intakes are a better choice.

Wouldn't mind seeing a dyno graph on this option, however.

_RED_ 12-24-2012 10:23 AM

Yeah I'm happy with my Steeda intake, but think this is a good option for peeps who don't want the intake noise but want the power increase.

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TORQUERULES 12-26-2012 11:13 AM

I like it. It will work well with my other intake mods.

TORQUERULES 12-26-2012 11:20 AM

It isn't available yet. Summit is selling them for other cars at $170.

VOLDAR 12-26-2012 06:28 PM

CARiD.com has it already.

TORQUERULES 12-26-2012 07:13 PM

The K&N factory site says it isn't available.

VOLDAR 12-26-2012 11:01 PM

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Originally Posted by zx3matt (Post 4513443)
The K&N factory site says it isn't available.

Then what they sell (CARiD) ?

Brabs_Weather 12-27-2012 06:30 AM

There are aftermarket ones from mountune, PUMA Speed that work as well. K&N in not the only one out there. UK is leaps an bounds ahead of the U.S. on the Focus, but it seems like a lot new parts are popping up every week.

Happy Modding....:-)

http://www.mountunestore.com/Product...ocus-RS-Airbox

http://www.pumaspeed.co.uk/product_category.jsp select Focus RS MK2

http://j-w-racing.co.uk/section.php/...induction_kits

Bolto 12-30-2012 10:02 PM

I'm no expert on intakes, but how much of a performance increase can be expected when all you are replacing is the air filter and the housing? Aren't there other bottlenecks in the intake system that this doesn't address?

I mean I was just looking at the AEM CAI and even they show only a maximum of a 3 HP increase.


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