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More power with a cold air intake?

Do you really get more horsepower with a cold air intake? Every day I see auto forums posters ask about modding their cars by adding a cold air intake. They’re convinced they’ll get more horsepower with a cold air intake system. Let me dispel that notion; replacing your factory tuned intake with an aftermarket intake s on a late model car will NOT get you any more power. In fact, they’re a total rip off. Worst yet, in most cases you’ll actually see a decrease in performance. Cold air intake … Read More

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Do Cold Air Intakes work?

Cold air intake myths and legends If you’re reading this, you’re already wondering if an aftermarket cold air intake is better than the factory intake. Here’s a tip to sorting out all the conflicting information you’ll be watching and reading. Every source that says they add a lot of power to your vehicle is a source that has a horse in the race. They usually sell racing parts, so of course, they’re going to want to sell you an aftermarket cold air intake. I don’t sell parts so I have … Read More

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