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Old 03-09-2008, 09:53 AM
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they always give how much hp the CAI gives our montes but how much torque does it gives us. I even called them and they could not give them. I even called them and they said they dont test torque. If so then why does the ad say increases hp and torque
 
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Old 03-09-2008, 10:00 AM
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Hi `T.J.,
You must have talked to an employee that didn't know or
didn't care. I'm sure if you email K&N with your
question, they will respond.
They are one of our Sponsor's.
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Old 03-09-2008, 11:05 AM
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I looked around but didnt see any helpful figures... a call to an experienced operator at k&n would help you out a lot faster. you probably got a new person, and, well, hopefully dont get them again.
 
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Old 03-10-2008, 05:47 PM
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Don't they post a pretty unrealistic power gain for the hp anyways? I wonder if they even actually dyno test every intake they make- they may just run it through a computer sim or something to generate those #s.
 
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Old 03-28-2008, 04:54 PM
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ORIGINAL: bumpin96monte

Don't they post a pretty unrealistic power gain for the hp anyways? I wonder if they even actually dyno test every intake they make- they may just run it through a computer sim or something to generate those #s.
I honestly think it is a computer sim. I know I read a post on ClubGP a few years back and the Wizaired had a3 hp gain over the KN system. But on the otherhand I really think they do get each vehicle in to design a CAI for it and don't just go off blueprints. If they have it in the shop to do all the research and design I would have to beleive they would throw it on a dyno as well...
 
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