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Old 2nd January 2008, 07:02   #256
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A stupid question guyz ,

everywhere i hear and see , i'm told that your car will perform better if the intake air is cooler , means you have to place the filter , ( say K&N CAI filter ), as far as possible from the engine's heat , or shiled it , or wrap it in heat shieds etc . YESS SIR ! just wanna ask , does that mean my car would perfrom better on december midnights ? because the heat level inside the hood would be very different from that on a july afternoon , and also very cool air would also be rushing in from the front of the car while driving ??



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hell yes !
definately a more or less significant difference
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Old 5th March 2008, 14:19   #257
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Hi guys,somehow i dont know maybe it is a placebo effect but my 800 (Automech FFE+K&N SRF) seems to perform better when i drive it during the evening rather than on a hot afternoon.
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There definately is a difference .. you would feel such a difference even in a stock car!.Its not the placebo effect.
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A stupid question guyz ,

everywhere i hear and see , i'm told that your car will perform better if the intake air is cooler , means you have to place the filter , ( say K&N CAI filter ), as far as possible from the engine's heat , or shiled it , or wrap it in heat shieds etc . YESS SIR ! just wanna ask , does that mean my car would perfrom better on december midnights ? because the heat level inside the hood would be very different from that on a july afternoon , and also very cool air would also be rushing in from the front of the car while driving ??



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100% there is a diffrence. The car is more peppy driving in a cold evening or in a chill night than driving it in a hot summer afternoon!
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Old 5th March 2008, 17:20   #260
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100% there is a diffrence. The car is more peppy driving in a cold evening or in a chill night than driving it in a hot summer afternoon!
I guess this can be explained by thermal efficiency of an ICE which is the maximum efficiency an ICE can achieve viz,
(Te-Ta)/Ta
e= engine temperature
a= ambient temperature
Lesser the ambient temperature more will be efficiency of the ICE for similar load/speed/throttle conditions.
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Hi Guys,

from team-bhp threads i gathered some info. on K&N air filter for zen and came to the conclusion that there are 3 variants available for zen.

rx-4140 (extreme)
ru-2990 (performance)
ru-3550 (performance)

can some tell me which is the best thing to put on for an 2002 mpfi zen.

i'm planning for rx-4140, but will that prove to be too much for zen?
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Old 4th September 2008, 11:03   #262
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Hi folks,

Thinking of going for the RX-4140 for my Wagon R. Will it be appropriate?

Also, getting Iridium IX spark plugs.

Please advise soon.
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Hi!

It is imperative to get as cold air as possible. In my Sonata, there is more-than-a-perceptible difference with the K&N CIS intake, with the CAI pipe on & off. When i floor the throttle, i get a MUCH BETTER kick with the CAI pipe on the filter.
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I would like to add K & N air filter to 2006 800 standrand MPFI car. Which is the best model that is suitable for the vehicle and the budget ?

What are the opinions about Green Cotton Air filter ?

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It is imperative to get as cold air as possible. In my Sonata, there is more-than-a-perceptible difference with the K&N CIS intake, with the CAI pipe on & off. When i floor the throttle, i get a MUCH BETTER kick with the CAI pipe on the filter.

Thats inspiring me to go for CAI asap, for my Adventure hehe
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Guys

I am planning to install a universal K&N on my Stock OHC Vtec (2001, 66k).
I use the car a lot and hence am concerned about the FE.
Do let me know if this is a right/wrong choice. Also plz suggest better solutions if you can think of any.
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I am planning to install a universal K&N on my Stock OHC Vtec (2001, 66k).
I use the car a lot and hence am concerned about the FE.
Do let me know if this is a right/wrong choice. Also plz suggest better solutions if you can think of any.
KSM you dont have to worry about the FE, my OHC was giving better FE after i had the filter fixed
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Which filter have you put on? And tell me more about your OHC, driving style, traffic conditions.

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KSM you dont have to worry about the FE, my OHC was giving better FE after i had the filter fixed
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Which filter have you put on? And tell me more about your OHC, driving style, traffic conditions.
Mine was a 1.3, am not a aggressive driver but not the sedate kind also The FE remained the same after installing the Filter. mine was the Universal not the stock replacement.
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I was looking for a K&N stock filter replacement for my SX4, but K&N does not have a air filter for SX4 yet. Can somebody suggest me the best CAI system for SX4?
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