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The Blackhawk cold air intake system by K&N includes a lightweight aluminum air tube that’s powder-coated black and black washable/re-usable Dryflow performance filter that’s protected by a heat shield for cooler operating, which means more horsepower. Started in 1969, K&N has garnered a reputation for engineering the world’s finest filtration products for cars, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, race vehicles, commercial vehicles and anything in-between.
The Magnum Force Stage 2 cold air intake system by aFe features a highly tuned, roto-molded intake tube and one of aFe’s bigger pro air filters that is protected by a heavy-duty powder-coated heat shield, all of which improve air flow to boost horsepower while also improving fuel economy. Started in 1999, aFe Power is known for its innovative design and manufacturing standards with regard to filters and cold air intakes for most road-going vehicles.
AIRAID’s JR. cold air intake system, which includes a premium washable and re-usable AIRAID SynthaFlow air filter and a redesigned air intake tube, is perfect for enthusiasts looking to boost performance but are either new to cold air intake systems or on a budget. AIRAID was founded over 15 years ago in the U.S. as a pioneering manufacturer of cold air intake systems, offering dyno-tested products that increase torque, horsepower and performance.
Brute Force cold air intake systems by AEM include a mandrel-bent aluminum inlet tube and a premium washable/re-usable, oil-free DryFlow synthetic filter, together which boost performance dramatically for trucks, muscle cars and SUVs. Started in 1987, AEM has garnered a reputation for engineering some of the best and most cost-effective air intake systems for high-output/race vehicles in particular.
Power-Flow performance cold air intake systems by Injen include incorporated air stabilizers and cold air inducers as well as a velocity stack to smooth out and pressurize as much cold air as possible for performance trucks and SUVs. Injen is internationally known for bringing the first tuned air intake system to sport compact enthusiasts and has grown to serve a broader range of gearheads including those who own passenger cars, SUVs and trucks.
Performance cold air intake systems by Spectre include polished aluminum tubes and a premium air filter and are engineered to maximize your air/fuel ratio for significant horsepower gains. Spectre Performance is a quality manufacturer and distributor of OEM-compliant aftermarket performance parts, and also widely known as the record-holder for the first gas-powered car to break 400 MPH.
VOLANT – POWERCORE COLD AIR INTAKES
Want to increase your vehicle’s performance and stylize your engine bay too? Toss that restrictive and inefficient factory air intake and replace it with a Volant PowerCore Cold Air Intake for increased airflow without compromising filtration. You don’t have to think twice about adding this part because it not only increases torque and horsepower but also increases fuel economy too. This kit includes the intake air tubing, housing, all hardware and a reusable air filter. Pick up a Volant Filter Recharge Kit for air filter cleaning and reuse, (sold individually). Volant is the originator of the highly effective sealed intake system which concentrates air from more than one place while safeguarding the high flow air filter from moisture, dirt and heat. Another Volant first is the quieter intake housing made from cross-link polyethylene which resists heat to keep colder air flowing inward. Volant’s unique filtration, airflow and filter box designs are patented and in demand by performance zealots everywhere. Volant’s innovations will certainly make your vehicle perform better in all driving situations.
BULLY DOG – RAPID FLOW COLD AIR INTAKES
Want to increase your vehicle’s performance and spice up your engine bay too? Get rid of that restrictive and inefficient factory air intake and replace it with a Bully Dog Rapid Flow Cold Air Intake for increased airflow without compromising filtration. You don’t have to think twice about adding this part because it not only increases torque and horsepower but also increases fuel economy too. This kit includes the intake air tubing, housing, all hardware and the Rapid Flow Air Filter. Bully Dog was founded over 15 years ago in the U.S. as a pioneering manufacturer of cold air intake systems and electronic tuning and diagnosis systems, offering dyno-tested products that increase torque, horsepower and performance.
NOTE: Not legal for use or sale in California
RBP – HIGH PERFORMANCE COLD AIR INTAKE SYSTEMS
The High Performance cold air intake system by RBP includes a cross-link style air filter box housing a PowerCore high-flow filter for improved air flow and the coolest operating conditions possible – which of course mean the most horsepower possible. RBP, long known and respected for its distinct style and cult followers, manufactures and distributes high quality aftermarket wheels, grilles, bumpers and more for Jeeps, trucks and the street scene.
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Cold air intakes are aftermarket products that improve the fuel efficiency and engine power of your Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The air scoop is usually shielded and placed far away from the engine to protect it from the heat. The enlarged pipe that connects directly to the engine's air intake system has little or no bend to it, increasing the rate at which the air can enter. The cold air that passes through this intake system lowers the overall temperature in the engine while adding even more air for the combustion chambers. Cold air intakes are relatively inexpensive compared to other modifications that promise better engine performance.
Could cold air intakes really improve the performance of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500? Answer: Actual improvements to the performance of the vehicle may vary wildly. They may range from significant to barely noticeable. If there is little difference to engine performance after installing the intake, the car may have other problems. Fixing or improving the other parts of the Silverado like the exhaust system or the fuel system may do the trick.
What issues may arise from having cold air intakes installed? Answer: One major issue with the cold air intake is the position of intake's air scoop. If the air scoops are installed too low in the vehicle or if they are too exposed, there is a possibility that water could enter them. Obviously, water is very bad and too much of it could flood the engine.
What laws or ordinances should buyers be aware of when installing cold air intakes? Answer: Laws regarding such modifications may vary from place to place but one state every driver should really look out for is California. California has the toughest emission laws in the country and forbids a number of modifications that could affect the emission of a vehicle. As long as the car part is legal in California, it's good for every other state. Just to be safe, car owners should call the auto part manufacturer or their DMV for details.
What types of cold air intakes are there? Answer: There are basically two main type of cold air intakes available, the standard intake and the Ram intake. The standard intake is composed of a long pipe with the air scoop positioned a good distance from the engine to minimize the entry of hot air. The Ram filter, on the other hand, is a relatively short pipe with a shielded, forward facing air scoop positioned at the front of the vehicle. This forces a blast of air into the engine.