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Old 12-24-2012, 09:36 AM   #1
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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.

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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.
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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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I like it. It will work well with my other intake mods.
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Old 12-26-2012, 12:20 PM   #5
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It isn't available yet. Summit is selling them for other cars at $170.
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CARiD.com has it already.
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The K&N factory site says it isn't available.
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The K&N factory site says it isn't available.
Then what they sell (CARiD) ?
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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
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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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