K&N Air Intake FIPK 2 Part 57-2559 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus First Generation > DURATEC Performance (2003-2007)

DURATEC Performance (2003-2007) The place to chat about any Duratec 23, 23E, and 20 engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-09-2008, 05:17 PM   #1
PLRX
Focus Enthusiast
 
PLRX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Fan#: 16768
Location: So California, CA
What I Drive: 2003 - ZX5 - 5 Spd - 2.3 Duratec

Posts: 155
Points 1,402, Level 21
Points: 1,402, Level: 21 Points: 1,402, Level: 21 Points: 1,402, Level: 21
Level Up 2% Completed
Level up: 2% Level up: 2% Level up: 2%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 PLRX Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
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?




__________________
2003 ZX5 HID Lights, Interior Carbon Fiber, Poly Bushings, SVT Suspension, Upper Strut Bar, Euro SVT Wheels,
SVT Brakes, Steel Braided Brake Lines, Drilled Rotors, K&N FIPK Generation 2 and Magnaflow Cat-Back
PLRX is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-09-2008, 05:23 PM   #2
josejsanchez
MW2 NE1?
 
josejsanchez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Fan#: 45194
Location: M-Dub, TX
What I Drive: 04 cd silver svtf

Posts: 1,612
FF Reputation: 3 josejsanchez Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
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...
__________________
#910 OF #1978

just call me beaver
josejsanchez is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-09-2008, 09:19 PM   #3
Buickboy
br/o/stang
 
Buickboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Fan#: 28542
Location: Stratford, CT
What I Drive: 72 Skylark, '12 Mustang

Posts: 5,282
Points 28,116, Level 98
Points: 28,116, Level: 98 Points: 28,116, Level: 98 Points: 28,116, Level: 98
Level Up 77% Completed
Level up: 77% Level up: 77% Level up: 77%
Forum Activity 3%
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
FF Reputation: 39 Buickboy Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (29)
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
__________________
==2012 Kona Blue Mustang V6==
==1995 Light Iris Neon Coupe==
==1972 Skylark==
Buickboy is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-09-2008, 10:38 PM   #4
N2O Focus
Focus Addict
 
N2O Focus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Fan#: 37645
Location: Wildomar, CA
What I Drive: 2004 Yellow Saleen Focus ZX3

Posts: 1,243
FF Reputation: 53 N2O Focus Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (9)
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.
__________________
Who Rides The Short Bus?

Quote:
Originally Posted by the_07ninja View Post
my car's weight is 2546lb w/ me in the car and some crap in my pants.
N2O Focus is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-09-2008, 10:41 PM   #5
fhg959
SE HABLA ESPAŅOL
 
fhg959's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Fan#: 50640
Location: Tia Juana, CA
What I Drive: 06 Big-Egg Rally

Posts: 2,858
Points 11,565, Level 70
Points: 11,565, Level: 70 Points: 11,565, Level: 70 Points: 11,565, Level: 70
Level Up 79% Completed
Level up: 79% Level up: 79% Level up: 79%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 52 fhg959 Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
Best Intake Ever.
__________________
-Team Duratec #122 SoCal #0
278whp & 259 ft/lb @ 2688rpm of Pure N/A baby!!!
7.22 @ 89 mph 1/8 mile
10.68 @ 127 mph 1/4 mile

I'm a time taker and I just wasted your time
fhg959 is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-09-2008, 10:43 PM   #6
warneej
BodyKits=PantiesDrop
 
warneej's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Fan#: 20372
Location: Bradenton, FL
What I Drive: 04 ZX3 D23E-10SES Sedan-12 Ti Hatch

Posts: 13,167
Points 32,223, Level 100
Points: 32,223, Level: 100 Points: 32,223, Level: 100 Points: 32,223, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 201 warneej Excellent Standing Member warneej Excellent Standing Member warneej Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (12)
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...
__________________
Disciple of the "Push harder, suck less" school of autocross.

173.4whp
gump
crew #6
warneej is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2008, 12:28 AM   #7
LiveT
Focus Enthusiast
 
LiveT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Fan#: 48993
Location: Gresham, OR
What I Drive: 2014 Focus ST

Posts: 411
FF Reputation: 38 LiveT Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Quote:
Originally Posted by warneej View Post
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
__________________
2014 FORD FOCUS ST
LiveT is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2008, 12:49 AM   #8
Blackcatn2o
soon to be turbo!
 
Blackcatn2o's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Fan#: 48278
Location: Brandon, FL
What I Drive: 06 silver ZX4 ST

Posts: 5,728
FF Reputation: 48 Blackcatn2o Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (13)
Quote:
Originally Posted by fhg959 View Post
Best Intake Ever.
YEA!!!!
Blackcatn2o is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2008, 12:54 PM   #9
PLRX
Focus Enthusiast
 
PLRX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Fan#: 16768
Location: So California, CA
What I Drive: 2003 - ZX5 - 5 Spd - 2.3 Duratec

Posts: 155
Points 1,402, Level 21
Points: 1,402, Level: 21 Points: 1,402, Level: 21 Points: 1,402, Level: 21
Level Up 2% Completed
Level up: 2% Level up: 2% Level up: 2%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 PLRX Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Thanks for the replies. I checked and all is tight. I will disconnect the battery for 10 minutes. Thanks
__________________
2003 ZX5 HID Lights, Interior Carbon Fiber, Poly Bushings, SVT Suspension, Upper Strut Bar, Euro SVT Wheels,
SVT Brakes, Steel Braided Brake Lines, Drilled Rotors, K&N FIPK Generation 2 and Magnaflow Cat-Back
PLRX is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-11-2008, 07:47 AM   #10
flyingpot_226
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Fan#: 44740
Location: philippines
Posts: 45
FF Reputation: 1 flyingpot_226 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
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
flyingpot_226 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
So you want to buy an intake? mofocus ZETEC Performance (2000-2004) 270 03-05-2013 06:28 AM
Ford Focus K&N FIPK Performance Intake Kit Qube Archive 4 09-12-2007 10:51 PM
K&N etc. full replacement air intake Who's got one? back2thefutura ZETEC Performance (2000-2004) 9 08-28-2005 01:20 AM
Air intake temp testing (mini-snorkel and more) Sonic04SVT SVT Performance (2002-2004) 1 07-08-2004 04:12 PM
k&n air intake dub g-unit Archive 4 06-14-2004 07:28 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:08 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat