Who told you that? - Most of the CAI setups for the SS I've seen retain the tank. The tank is the bottom of the air cleaner box. Some of the kits replace the upper portion, but many consist of just a larger piping to allow greater air flow. Is there something else being added at the same time that might require it, maybe a forced induction setup?
One thing to watch out for, replacing the down pip on the SS pretty much requires a tune, otherwise you'll be running dangerously lean on the top end.
Thats true if you want to run a fenderwall or behind-the-brake duct intake, plus you'd have to do some cutting.
A normal CAI you do not have to move anything except remove the factory intake.
Most of the new intakes are just fine without a tune, but honestly its stupid IMO to buy an intake before a tune. Buy the tune first and either buy the CAI at the same time or have the tune setup for a CAI. It'll be a tad rich in the meantime, but just slap a CAI on in a month or so and call it good.
I agree about the tune. When I put just the K&N intake on my truck, it would trip the dummy light for lean codes. Tune is a must for an intake. Good luck on your search for the perfect one. I now have a 4inch FWI and couldn't be happier!
Finished modify my air intake thanks to the help of other member posts on this site. The MAF sensor really hinders extreme modifications to the stock system. My goal was just to keep it clean with minimal intrusiveness. Also wanted to be able to put back the stock air flow if needed. So no...
Since nobody made one, I decided a couple years back to make my own. Even though I wasnt the best welder (LOL) it turned out great. In fact you dont even have to move or loose any of the engine accessories. Foglight delete required for A2W intercooler.
Here are a few pics - first one is of...
K&N offers two different cold air intakes for my 2005 LT with a Vortec 4.2L I6. One option is polished aluminum (77-3036) and the other is a black plastic material (55-3036). Which one is the best for my Trailblazer to reach better horsepower and sound? (with a later resonator delete and Y-Piped...
Hello every one,
After you have tried the K&N77 series for a while, what is the update on how to reduce the heat the gets to it?
I know it has been discussed in previous threads but I would appreciate any advice on improving the KN 77 series metal intake for a TB 2003.
I tried the search and...
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