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Old 07-22-2008
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cold air intake question.

Ok, I am thinking about getting a new cold air intake kit for my 1999 ford ranger xlt 4x4 and I just had a few questions before I bought one. I have found 2 that I am looking at and was just wondering what yawl thought about them 2 and which one would probably be the better buy for my truck. The first one is the K&N 57 SERIES FIPK COLD AIR INTAKE, GENERATION II... My friend told me I should get that one because everyone else had it but also came across another one which is the VOLANT COLD AIR INTAKE KIT... I'm new at all of this and just didn't know which one I should get. If yawl know of any other ones that might be a better choice for my truck, let me know.
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Volant all the way, it shields the intake from heat like the stock intake does but unlike the K&N. Its the only one that will be better than stock.
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Get the Volant. The K&N does not shield the filter from engine bay heat.

^^^Just noticed that 04blackedge posted the same thing.
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Oh Rly?

I like K&N.
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There is nothing wrong with K&N but on our trucks the heat shield sucks. My friend's Tacoma actually has a shield that blocks the heat. Same with my other friend's GTO.
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I like my roush it works good and wasn't to bad on the price
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CAI does little to nothing for the 3.0 but change the sound. Remove your silencer and put a good filter in your stock box.
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^ I think the K&N is a good product and would definatley go that route...I am not sure what material the volant is made out of but the K&N is made out of a heany duty plastic so you don't have to worry about heat soak!
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Thanks for all yawls help... I know which one I'm going to get now, yawl help out a lot.
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