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Old November 28th, 2010, 11:03 PM   #1
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Is a cold air intake worth the money????Do they really work like they say about 2-3 MPG???? Its for a 1992 chevy k1500 TBI....
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Old November 28th, 2010, 11:10 PM   #2
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that's got the air filter on top of the throttle body right? plumb the inlet to the fender like it was from the factory... you have cold air... get a K&N but I doubt you will gain 2 or 3 mpg with that pig.
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Old November 28th, 2010, 11:10 PM   #3
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no, there a waste of money. all u get is a cool noise. look up dynos for them and youll see. not the ones from the manufacturer, but from people who tested them on there cars
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Old November 28th, 2010, 11:14 PM   #4
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Old November 29th, 2010, 12:01 AM   #5
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This is what I did, you should have blank slugs on each side of your radiator core support that you can knock out. All parts can be had at the dealer for under $100 tell them to pull up a diagram for the LB9 air intake and you will see what you need.
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Old November 29th, 2010, 12:04 AM   #6
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More...this kinda gives it a ram air effect. I have other mods on my motor but this did make a difference.
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Old November 29th, 2010, 09:56 AM   #7
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thanks but i can get a CAI for around same price as the ram air mod and i also have a funcinal cowl hood as well
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Old December 1st, 2010, 09:35 AM   #8
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any other opionions?
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Old December 1st, 2010, 01:21 PM   #9
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any other opionions?
Spectre performance makes a dual snorkel kit...thats what gave me the idea to build one.

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Is a cold air intake worth the money????Do they really work like they say about 2-3 MPG???? Its for a 1992 chevy k1500 TBI....

Worth the money...no.

2-3 mpg...not likely

Sound bad ass when the go pedal was applied... yes!!


I had one of thos in my '98 Z71. It got a horrible 12.5 mpg.
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Old December 4th, 2010, 07:43 PM   #11
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thanks for the info
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