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6th Gen ('00-'05): K&N VS Spectre

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Hello Gang. I am getting ready to purchase a CAI for my 2001 SS. I was going to go with K&N, but my friend Ron just bought a kit from Spectre for his 2007 Siverado and saved a few bucks. We are going to install it tonight.

Has anyone used both and have a preference? Is the quality of the K&N better than the Spectre?

Thanks for any input.
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I would recommend either a ColdAirInductions kit, Wizaired Kit, or ZZPs 3800 CAI kit.

The K&N is pretty horrible.
 
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Thanks ChibiblackSheep. Thats what I needed to know.
 
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What mike said, i recommend the one from cai inc.
 
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Mikes right love mine sounds great.
 
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Hello Gang. I am getting ready to purchase a CAI for my 2001 SS. I was going to go with K&N, but my friend Ron just bought a kit from Spectre for his 2007 Siverado and saved a few bucks. We are going to install it tonight.

Has anyone used both and have a preference? Is the quality of the K&N better than the Spectre?

Thanks for any input.
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You could make your own that's what I did here's a few pics..











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Cold Air Inductions, Inc.

Best performance, best construction & best customer service...
 
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Spectre filter right on the throttle body!
 
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[QUOTE=zjerry;613109]You could make your own that's what I did here's a few pics..]


Yeah I have considered fabricating my own, I have a sheet of polished diamond plate I could use.
 
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Been running k and n on my car for over two yrs on both engines, same exact filter in fact. Couldnt b happier with it
 

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