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Old 01-10-2019, 10:19 AM
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is there any good tutorial on how to install a k&n cold air intake on a 1999 f150????
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is there any good tutorial on how to install a k&n cold air intake on a 1999 f150????
the instructions that come with the kit
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Have you checked youtube?
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Have you checked youtube?
youtube should have many videos on instructions to install
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i have checked youtube, and there is one or two decent vids, but most of the time i find better, more preferrabletutorials on here. this time i didn't find any so i figured id ask to see if i was just missing it
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The factory intake is a cold-air intake. Most K&N (& other aftermarket) kits are hot-air intakes.
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Regarding aftermarket air intake systems ...

Do it for the increased growl.

Do it for the engine bay cosmetics.

Do it for ANY other reason and you're wasting your $$$$$

OEM, stock .....
  • already CAI.
  • air box has a lid. MEANING: It's not a HAI (HotAirIntake) allowing heated engine bay air.
  • is made-of plastic. MEANING: Less heat-soak.
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  • CFM exceeds engine requirements/needs. *UNLESS über engine modifications are done. e.g. cylinder head and/or cams.
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  • any aftermarket increase in air flow comes at the expense of filtration.
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  • no contaminating the MAF sensor with oil. *Which reduces performance and MPG.
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  • Motorcraft, OEM air filters ...
    • meets|exceeds engine air intake CFM requirements. reference
    • good for 30,000+ miles (depending upon conditions).
    • ABSOLUTELY NO possibility of MAF sensor oil contamination.
    • dispose and replace maintenance.
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  • there are NO performance and/or MPG gains with aftermarket air intake systems. If you're looking for performance and/or possible MPG gains, put your $$$$$ towards a tuner+tune(s).
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Originally Posted by Steve83 View Post
The factory intake is a cold-air intake. Most K&N (& other aftermarket) kits are hot-air intakes.
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My spectre intake sucks up all kinds of engine air (but it growls a little and I hear a whistle lol)
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If you want coldER-air intake (which DID make a small but noticeable change on my truck), insulate the factory ducts with common self-adhesive foil-faced foam plumbing insulation:


(phone app link)


I use a K&N drop-in, but I only put the correct amount of oil on it, and my engine is not MAF, and I've never had any problem from it (even when neglected):


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