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Old 04-21-2014, 07:28 PM   #1
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What kind of set up will give me the most sound? i dont want a CAI and i wanna leave the airbox lid on... so what can i do to get more intake sound? not really looking for power gains .
im thinking snorkel delete? and either K&N filter or green filter??
what other filters that are open ended ?


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Old 05-14-2014, 02:18 PM   #2
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You basically have it right... a snorkel delete and open-end drop in will give you the most sound without buying a separate CAI. Cobb also makes an open-ended filter, you can check all of them out on the FSWERKS web site to compare.
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Old 05-14-2014, 02:34 PM   #3
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This is what I have on mine. If you get tired of the sound you can put the cap on the end and still enjoy the performance benefit of the K&N filter

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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This is what I have on mine. If you get tired of the sound you can put the cap on the end and still enjoy the performance benefit of the K&N filter

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Ya, I like that option, it's good quality and makes good sound... I'm just wondering if there is a DRY open-end so I can avoid having to re-oil...
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I just out a Green Filter on mine and it sounds amazing. Nice growl to it.
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So the Green is oiled too, I guess I don't mind going that route, from what I've heard it's actually better than the K&N, you just can't cap it...
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So the Green is oiled too, I guess I don't mind going that route, from what I've heard it's actually better than the K&N, you just can't cap it...
Yes it is oiled and I do think it is better quality. You can buy a cap for it if you want to put it on in winter or something.
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Yes it is oiled and I do think it is better quality. You can buy a cap for it if you want to put it on in winter or something.
Cool, thanks for the tip... I just found it for under $60 shipped so it looks like the way to go.
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