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Old 10-02-2012, 01:02 PM   #272
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I finally installed the K&N CAI I bought some weeks ago and here are my impressions:

- if you install it as it came in the box, it is soo loud (WOT or not) that I can't bear (42 y.o. here).
- if you do the two mods that TboneZX3 has done (see here), the CAI becomes acceptable, there is almost no resonance and we can say the sound is not that of a factor if not at WOT. In fact, at 50% of throtle, the car is doing just fine.
- the car sometimes sounds great under light throtle (a little different in growl) but sometimes, at the same throtle, there is a different sound.

I'll try and post some videos with it on traffic. I am still undecided about it. It IS LOUD when at WOT and this is something I have to deal with it. I give it another 3-4 days of test and if I decide not to keep it, it will be on the site for sale.
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