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Old 09-02-2010, 03:08 PM   #1
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K&N drop in filter

anyone running a K&N drop in air filter? i just ordered one and was wondering if they are worth it? has anyone seen any proforance gain? Im loving the car the way it is, but it would be awesome if it picked up a little HP. thanks


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read the k&n site for performance information.

you will notice some proforance gains but you will be most impressed when you don't have to get another paper element for your car evaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.
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you will gain 1 hp, you won't feel it.
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Old 09-02-2010, 07:57 PM   #4
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agreed ^^ one HP maybe but still a good investment
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anyone running a K&N drop in air filter? i just ordered one and was wondering if they are worth it? has anyone seen any proforance gain? Im loving the car the way it is, but it would be awesome if it picked up a little HP. thanks
I bought one and it was worth every penny. The exhaust tone is a bit better, you (maybe just I?) can hear the intake sucking in the air from where I sit and of course it's higher flow than a paper filter so you do get some marginal gains--mostly throttle response.

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you will gain 1 hp, you won't feel it.
You'll feel a placebo effect!
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Old 09-03-2010, 06:34 PM   #6
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It's a decent mod to make. Congrats!
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I might get one if I can find one cheap. At least it's cheaper than a cai and actually flows just as well.
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Dude, it's like $35 from autozone.
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Toph, their may be a smidge of HP gain, but realistically...no big deal. What you should notice is an improvement in driveability with less bog from a stop. The K&N, removing the shifter weight and screwing on a leather palm-grip knob were the most cost-effective things improving driveability I've done to mine (btw, that shifter weight removal is free!).
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I have the ITG filter from focussport. Its different but as good.
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