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Yes, it has been debated and the OEM cold air intake won decisively.



I looked into it as I was considering an aftermarket cold air intake.

After considerable research I found that most aftermarket cold air intakes actually reduce horsepower, the better ones just make more noise but do not increase horsepower.



Get a used OEM air intake and put a free flowing air filter in it, that's your best option.


Thanks, I've been considering the K&N filter. Do you know of any others that are as good?


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Now that that is out of the way. Check your lower control arm bushings. The stock ones only last around 40k. If they need replacing use power flex bushings they will be good for the life of the car.



http://www.detroittuned.com/powerfle...ushings-gen-1/


Awesome thanks for the link and tip. And it just so happens I need to replace these, along with a few other things. My strut mounts are cracked. I think I will upgrade the struts while I'm at it also. I think I still have a set of spring compressors in my garage somewhere...


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No I'm in Memphis.
close enough!
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Yep a mere 3 hours from Little Rock, maybe less. If he has not yet been to the Ozarks, he should. It's gorgeous up there.


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Yep a mere 3 hours from Little Rock, maybe less. If he has not yet been to the Ozarks, he should. It's gorgeous up there.


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