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Hey guys, though id let everyone know.

iv been around cold air kits, and on cars with big to small engines. Some people swear by them, and some people say their just okay.

My friend put one (K&N cold air) on his grand prix gt. It added some power, and gas mileage, but it noticably made it louder.

I just bought a K&N Drop In, and i though id say that it provided the same results. I didnt think it would make such a big difference as id did, but it certainly did. Now as far as gas mileage i have yet to check, but revvs faster and kicks you harder in the butt. (only thing is that its not as loud as the cold air, but louder than stock for sure)

Im lovin it. Thought i would share everyone
 

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I have one and noticed the difference when you first put it in, but it does decrease over time. I just cleaned it a few weeks ago and put it back in and it actually got a little worse, must not have put enough oil in it.
 

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You need to buy the oil to use.
I know. I have the "recharger kit" that you use to clean/oil it up. But I didn't want to over oil it because some people have messed up their MAF sensor using too much. But think I didn't use enough. How many ounces do you guys use when you "recharge" them? I only used a little less than 1 ounce.
 

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I had a drop in K&N for my Taurus, since a CAI wasn't available and it showed slightly better mileage at lower speeds (50-55mph) but highway was negligible. After 20K or a year, I decided to clean it. Its not my first K&N by any means, but this thing wouldn't come clean and it wasn't even as dirty as some previous filters. After a lot of time washing it out it was noticeably better but still not as clean as stock of course. I reoiled it as per the recommendations and it ran fine, but I just couldn't stand the 'oil' smell that came into the cabin.

I shopped around and decided on either a Fram Air Hog drop in, or an Amsoil high flow unit. I went with the Amsoil EAA filter due to lower cost and I get similar mileage to when the K&N was at it's most efficient! Now, I just don't have to worry about cleaning it and re oiling. $22 every couple years is a good investment. I also don't have to worry about under-oiling it which will allow dirt to get into the engine.
 

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I think the problem is not with the filter, but rather the sensors having a slight bit of oil deposits on them. I'd make sure your sensors are clean (i.e. map, maf)
 

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I tried both drop in K&N and the cone without box. I noticed a louder intake growl with the pannel drop in on a moddified air box, where I cut an extra hole in bottom of box and removed air silencer, also using cold air piping from stock air box to throttle body. The 3.5L has a nice deep growl to it.
 

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I tried both drop in K&N and the cone without box. I noticed a louder intake growl with the pannel drop in on a moddified air box, where I cut an extra hole in bottom of box and removed air silencer, also using cold air piping from stock air box to throttle body. The 3.5L has a nice deep growl to it.
I have a 2007 g6 sedan and i was wondering about getting the k&n drop in or the cone. I want to know what the difference is between them and how hard the cone installation is and what size cone you got and from where.
 

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Should I just remove my cone filter, and put the box and a drop in filter on instead? I was thinking it would be better with me having no heat sheild.
 

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I just installed a CAI. I notice a big difference all around....

As for oiling the filter. Just spray each pleat in a quick up or down motion, all around. For example start at the top and spray down quick 1 second on each pleat. Wait 20 minutes or so and repeat once or twice until the filter is a dark pink. It's best to do 2-3 light coats rather than 1 heavy spray. You don't want any oil dripping from the filter. If there's oil dripping, you gotta clean it again and re-oil!
 
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