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Old 22 Feb 2002, 06:44 pm
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Default Air Intake ???

K&N Filtercharger ???
AirRaid or Air Max ???

Which is most effective & worth the money ???

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Old 22 Feb 2002, 08:50 pm
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I have had the Airmax installed in my PT about two months. I think it really gave it some extra get up and go.The Airmax comes with a K&N filter. It also sounds really great. The Airmax is supposed to give a 10 to 12 hp boost, but who knows that could be a load.... I must say I am very happy with it either way.
The cost of most of the intake systems seem to be in the same price range $175.00-$275.00. The Airmax runs $249.00.
Good Luck with whatever you choose.



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Old 22 Feb 2002, 11:10 pm
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I also have and cold air system from BORLA. It costs about $250 but I'm very pleased with the looks and sound although I can't really say if it added any HP since you can't really feel a 5-15hp gain...but it sure sounds like it's going faster <img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle> Anyhow, in the Vendors section of this forum, a new company from Germany www.cruisertuning.de is offering an air intake system for $56.00 U.S. (not sure of the shipping charges). It's under the exterior parts/OTHER section of their website. I've never dealt with these people and I can't vouch for the system they are selling but there's a good picture of it when you click for more information. Good Luck.

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Old 23 Feb 2002, 01:02 am
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Using instructions on ptdoityourself.net, I made an air intake using a K&N air filter. It seems to work well, sounds good and was less than $40.

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Old 25 Feb 2002, 12:58 pm
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Thanks for the info.....
Since I just added the Flowmaster Kit... and wanted to up the intake.
I honestly think that just the K&N Filter istelf will probably do just as good of a job as one the Filter Charger Kits....


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Old 25 Feb 2002, 01:34 pm
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I tried the drop-in replacement air filter for a while and then the round K&N filter. Just due to surface area, the newer filter can provide more air. However, I'm not sure if the drop-in filter provided the engine with all the air it could use or not, so I'm not entirely sure which would be better in that aspect. The intake has more potential though.

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Old 25 Feb 2002, 06:35 pm
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Why not read the info at http://www.ptdoityourself.net/ptaaiguide.html and make your own system for a LOT less money, and get the same results. It worked for me!

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Old 03 Mar 2002, 04:01 am
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Cruiserjim has it right on. I built mine from instructions at PT Do It Yourself site. Hey cruiserjim, did you wrap your FIPK in foil backed bubble insulation like Motor Mike said to do? He did an air intake temperature study and it makes a lot of difference in air temperature if it is wrapped or not.

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