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Ok, my dad says a cold air intake is no different than taking off the airbox and doesn't filter air at all because the filter is in the open. is that true? or does it filter the same? please respond. i have one coming finally.:D
 

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a cold air intake has a better flowing and larger air tube from the filter and to the throttle body the filter does filter the air with a better flow some filters offer 75% better air flow than stock filters and CAI filters are not limited as to where the air can come from all of this mean more air to your engine and more power
 

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a cold air intake has a better flowing and larger air tube from the filter and to the throttle body the filter does filter the air with a better flow some filters offer 75% better air flow than stock filters and CAI filters are not limited as to where the air can come from all of this mean more air to your engine and more power
thanks. and youre bbk didnt require a tune right? and do i have to disconnect the negative battery terminal when i install it?
 

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thanks. and youre bbk didnt require a tune right? and do i have to disconnect the negative battery terminal when i install it?
bbk said i didnt require a tune but my check engine light came on as soo as i installed every thing was installed right

in the instructions it says to disconnect the neg terminal so i did install was easy but i would get a tune even if your cai says you dont need one i dont think the people that make the cai (bbk & k&n)
test in all elevations can affect your air to fuel ratio
 

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Ok, my dad says a cold air intake is no different than taking off the airbox and doesn't filter air at all because the filter is in the open.
The filter is what stops debris from entering the air tube. The stock air box which houses the stock air filter, simply acts as a funnel to run air through the square shaped filter in order to clean it.

Many aftermarket filters are 'oiled' as well which supposedly catches more debris than a dry filter like the stock one.
 
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