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Composite intake and aluminum intake differences

I see alot of rangers that have the composite intake, and mine has an aluminum one.

what are the advantages/disadvantages of the composite intake? and can i put a composite intake on my truck as a direct swap?
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aluminum is like +5 hp and is illegal in cali
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REALLY?!

it seems that every ranger i have driven with the composite intake has been faster than mine....idk
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thanks billy

what about swapping both upper and lower intakes to the composite upper and the lower designed for it?
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hmm not sure about that. that a look at Fred's page he might have some info on that.

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id imagine the aluminum intake holds a lot of heat. weighs more too
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Yeah probably mainly heat soak like Zach said. I wonder if the runners are the same lengths?
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Aluminum adds 10hp just because its shinny and more if it has a K&M sticker on it....
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