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I got a K&N Air Filter about 2 weeks ago, and haven't noticed any dramatic improvement in performance or gas mileage or anything...
 

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They don't make a huge difference on a street car. You probable
won't feel the difference but your motor does. I can't feel any
difference on the track cars either. It is such a small amount of
gain, but any gain is good. If you do several little things it will make
a difference you can feel. I use the flow through top also. It has
been proven that the K&N filter does help. I use the K&N stub stack
on the track cars as well.

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GET BACK IN THE CAN WORMS!!! Hehe, honestly, the only engines I've noticed a difference from a K&N on are the turbo engines in my Talon... But thats a big difference from a NA engine, which I have NEVER seen a difference in.

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Don't notice a difference in power, but hey....*G*
Even without a noticeable power gain they still pay for themselves in the long run. Good investment!


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Reguarding air flow restriction and power, the air cleaner is the last thing on your engines mind...

John

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Depends on who you ask, I guess. I didn't notice that much difference on my '98 F-150 (5.4L, 3.55 in rear). I did notice an improvement on my '65 Mustang, but the old filter was badly in need of replacement so a new foam or paper filter may have had the same effect. They are nice because the don't have to be messed with very often, and that's one less thing I have to worry about. They're cheaper in the long run, also. Plus I like the look of the reddish filter peeking out... <g>

'65 289 4V Edelbrock 1405 600CFM C-4 yada yada yada
 
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You might not notice it, but it's helping the motor breath easier!!

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(rebuilding a 351W)

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Well I'm letting my 200 cubic inch breathe a lot easier already with a 2 barrel Weber DCOE carburetor and a 250 cubic inch Aussie head... So I figure, why the heck not a better air filter... Thanks guys =)
 
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How the heck did you get a DCOE sidedraft on a 250-2V???

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I was REALLY hoping no one would ask that question, because I didn't want to have to say that I shamefully, disrespectfully paid someone to do it for me... To the tune of 600 bucks.

There goes my pride! He also figured out a way to keep my stock air cleaner with some type of adapter from Clifford so I'm happy... The car idles so much better now, along with a LOT more tire-spinning goodness.
 

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Noticed small power increase and MPG in my '97 - Virtually Nothing on the '67. (When she was still running.)

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