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post #4 of (permalink) Old 10-05-2005
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Originally Posted by PancakeOfDoom
alright, so if i switch to a K&N filter do i take the silencer out? i've read this a couple places. or is the K&N larger than the stock housing? also..., you mentioned metal CAIs, which i've heard of before and it makes sense seeing as how the metal would absorb the heat, then transfer it to the air being transported. what i'd like to know is how much HP a plastic tubing CAI would free up.
No, the K&N will slip right in. If you go with a CAI it'll have it's own filter.

if you take out the AI silencer you will lose hp in all but the most perfect conditions. If you live in an environment that is around 60 degrees year round, you can get rid of the AI silencer.

A plastic CAI is worth 5-7 more hp over a drop in K&N (due to turbulence reduction), which is 10-14 hp over stock, depending on conditions

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