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I spent several weeks researching this issue not that many years ago. I read all sorts of claims and "proof" that a $50 air filter will improve your vehicle's acceleration, horsepower, torque, longevity, etc. There would always be something about the "proof" that seemed questionable. Then I read a most insightful comment. The insightful author pointed ...


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Well, he's kind of right. You will get about 1BHP more from a good quality filter. But unless you're the princess who slept on the pea, you won't notice. What better quality filters DO have going for them is that they take longer to clog up. So they don't really GIVE you more power, they're better at PREVENTING power loss once you've driven a couple thousand ...


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Simple answers to your question. 1.Yes there is a difference, an after-market K&N Filter will improve power(not much but noticeable) and efficiency of your car at low speeds, but at higher speeds it will rob the efficiency quite a bit all due to increased air flow. 2.Stock air filters are better for the engine life and fuel efficiency since they ...


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Jetting a carburator - short answer You will require two things, probably. A size larger mainjet An adjustable needle jet Your main jet sits in the floatbowl, it's number 11. Off idle and higher the main jet contributes more and more to air fuel mixture as you open the throttle to wide open where the main jet is 99% of your fuel delivery. The ...



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