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To all who K&N: Advantages/Disadvantages of FIPK2 & 77-series

Hi.

I'm definately soon will get an intake. I want a K&N definately and don't ask me why. This has been discussed in other forums as well as here.

FIPK2 is plastic tube. 77-series is metal.
FIPK2 is approx. $220. 77-series is approx. $300.
FIPK2 is Black. 77-series is Gun Metal Grey or Polished Finishes.

Other than those stats, what are the advantages & disadvantages of getting either one??? I mean is one of the two mendrel bent, because I know mandrel bent tubing is superior to crushed or crinkled bends when talking about exhaust.

Thanks Ya'll.

Shane

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77 is shiney, fipk isnt

i had the fipk and now have the 77 series....noticed no difference whatsoever.....just got the 77 for free...hehe
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yeayeayea...mr. K&N test dude. lol
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On ebay. for 193.90 shipped

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/K-N-F...spagenameZWDVW


or $190.95 shipped
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/K-N-F...spagenameZWD1V


Saw this on k&N site, looks liek the fipk get more hp then the 77 series.

http://www.knfilters.com/search/appsearch.aspx

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I say that I have a Gen1.5, as I have the kit, but not a tube. I use my stock tube, and then an adapter to mount the filter and junk.

I've never really noticed anything other than the noise [which I like], and I think it might run better, I dont know.

It's all in the head, mostly.
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It's all in the head, mostly.
so are a lot of other things for me...

dont wanna be a party pooper but ur not going to see and benefiet from either...

so if u want some underhood bling, go for the 77...

if ur ol fashion go for the fipk plastic jobber...

wonder how much of a difference the plastic V. metal tube will make for heat disappeation
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On ebay. for 193.90 shipped

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/K-N-F...spagenameZWDVW


or $190.95 shipped
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/K-N-F...spagenameZWD1V


Saw this on k&N site, looks liek the fipk get more hp then the 77 series.

http://www.knfilters.com/search/appsearch.aspx
yeah looks like the fipk makes about 6.8 HP and the 77 series makes 5.32 HP,

FIPK makes more power for less money I don't really care about shiny, it wont be shiny after a trip to wharton.
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Cheaper & more power?? FIPK2, here I come!

Thanks ya'll.

Shane
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has anyone gotten one off of ebay? im just wondering because i see some extremely good prices on there and i just wonder if they are the real thing, never opened and the complete product.
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It depends on the seller, i got min off ebay. Just ask them if it is new in box.
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77 is shiney, fipk isnt
r.....just got the 77 for free...hehe
same here ahhhh
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if on ebay look at sellers feedback and look for NIB (New In Box) or ask the seller that same question.
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