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This very much depends on the type of engine you have. For naturally aspirated engines, these filters should have no effect on longevity. However, a word of caution, if your car is forced induction (i.e. Turbocharged or Supercharged) not only will the modification have little effect but I have seen instances where the size of particles allowed to pass ...


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It's important to get a good cold air intake that actually takes in cold air. Some kits that call themselves cold air intakes, are actually just exposed underhood pod air filters taking in hot air next to the headers. In a high compression engine that already operates near the detonation(knock) threshold, taking in this heated air can sometimes cause ...


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Some people think that a cold air intake will generally improve engine performance, allowing fuel to combust at lower temperatures, increasing fuel efficiency. They believe the lower temperature is actually better for the engine. Performance air filters, if you get a good quality one, might typically allow more air flow while reducing foreign particulate ...


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It will have no affect on the longevity of the engine or components as long as you get one with a decent filter on it. You'll have to check reviews on different elements to ensure you are getting one which is good. We'll not mention which ones I think are better, as that gets into the realm of both shopping and opinion. In and of themselves, CAI's will not ...



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