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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:57 pm   Post subject: Re: K&N intake for 5.4L gas

There are a number of Calif legal intake systems, just make sure that they have a CARB (Calif Air Resources Board) number on them. I think most K&N systems are CARB approved.

With any filter, check on their filtering efficiency (how small of particles they will filter out). There are a number of filters out there that allow more air flow by sacrificing filtration efficiency.

My personal experience is that K&N's and dusty environments are not a good combination. They can cake up pretty quickly as the dust sticks to the oiled filtration material. If you're not in a dusty environment a K&N can be a good investment if you keep up on filter maintenance.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:54 pm   Post subject: Re: K&N intake for 5.4L gas

The AFE intake I posted a pic of is CARB approved.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:16 pm   Post subject: Re: K&N intake for 5.4L gas

Is it possible for someone to post a K&N or AFE intake mounted on a 5.4 please. I already have a cat back exhaust and the oiled K&N filter installed. Just wondering how the intake fits and if I should get one.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:16 am   Post subject: Re: K&N intake for 5.4L gas

depark wrote:
Is it possible for someone to post a K&N or AFE intake mounted on a 5.4 please. I already have a cat back exhaust and the oiled K&N filter installed. Just wondering how the intake fits and if I should get one.
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Yes the intake is the same as the V10.

However, the v8 is not restricted by the intake like the V10 is.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 1:12 am   Post subject: Re: K&N intake for 5.4L gas

carringb wrote:
Yes the intake is the same as the V10.

However, the v8 is not restricted by the intake like the V10 is.


So no need to get the intake then.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:20 am   Post subject: K&N intake for 5.4L gas

BroncoHauler wrote:
My personal experience is that K&N's and dusty environments are not a good combination. They can cake up pretty quickly as the dust sticks to the oiled filtration material. If you're not in a dusty environment a K&N can be a good investment if you keep up on filter maintenance.

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The mechanic who installed ours made it quite clear we had to do the maintenance. We'll see how it works but I'm willing to give it a go as dust is not new to his environment and he came recommended highly.

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