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Old 06-26-2002, 17:40   #1 (permalink)
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K&N Airfilters

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How much extra power can i expect to get out of my XR8 if i purchase a K&N air filter.

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I wouldn't expect too much of a change in max power, but you will notice an improvement over the rpm range at lower power. Main difference is throttle response and liveliness of the engine.

If it made that much difference it would cost more and every car would have one.
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What Mr XF said. For the effort of a replacement panel filter you can't go wrong with a K&N.
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expect about a 3kw gain.
You dont notice it, thats for sure.
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How much do those K&N Filters go for anyway ?

They claim those filters keep your engine cleaner too.
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3kw is about equivalant to turning your a/c off. not tyre frying stuff thats for sure.
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Re: Question

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How much do those K&N Filters go for anyway ?

They claim those filters keep your engine cleaner too.
Anything from $100 to $130 but they will out last the car.
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Just watch the oil on K/N filter on a v8. The oil can clog the maf hot wire sensor but can easily be fixed by spraying with carb cleaner.Keep in mind if your engine starts doing strange things..
Can happen on oil foam type as well...
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