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Old 03-03-2011, 09:51 PM
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I would suggest getting a K&N drop in filter that gave me a little more power, I noticed it anyway. You can cut out your airbox too if you want a little engine noise and something to look at.
Power you feel usually means no change, all in your head. Do you really think an air filter is going to add so much power that you can actually feel it? That kind of power increase that you can actually feel is HUGE. Its an air filter, not a turbo.
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:54 PM
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omg Fra, first i laughed out loud.

then i looked away and when i looked back, i laughed even harder..
hahahaha I know. Imagine seeing that in real life. Id die laughing.
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hahahaha I know. Imagine seeing that in real life. Id die laughing.
I'm learning the moon walk so eventually, I'll probably be doing the same thing and be laughing at myself for doing such a thing haha.
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:39 PM
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CAI is only gonna give you a couple more HP. it aint that great, it just grabs the air from under the vehicle instead of the engine bay.
I'd like to see two consecutive dyno runs agreeing within 2 HP without changing ANYTHING. Gimme' a break.
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:53 PM
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Negative. All a K&N is good for is gettbg an oily mess all over your MAF, TB and intake. The stock motorcraft airfilter is perfectly fine.
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Power you feel usually means no change, all in your head. Do you really think an air filter is going to add so much power that you can actually feel it? That kind of power increase that you can actually feel is HUGE. Its an air filter, not a turbo.
Well heres what happened with me. When I first got my truck I tried topping it out on a mile long road, and could not hit the governor. The next day I bought a K&N filter and had no trouble hitting it on the exact same road. Both days the truck was fully warmed up with no wind. I am certain it made a difference.
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Well heres what happened with me. When I first got my truck I tried topping it out on a mile long road, and could not hit the governor. The next day I bought a K&N filter and had no trouble hitting it on the exact same road. Both days the truck was fully warmed up with no wind. I am certain it made a difference.
Then something else was also interfering. Most likely your old filter was clogged full of crap. Everyone else on the forum can hit their speed limiter just fine without even having to try. I don't doubt you that it made a difference. But the $4 normal filter would have yielded the same results.
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