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Anyone know the HP and TQ gains for....

I'm looking to pick up an intake and Iíve had my eye on the AEM Brute Force for a while and the Volant. But I canít find HP or TQ gains anywhere. I called AEM and the rep didnít know. I remember there was a pretty significant increase in power with the Brute Force over the K&N in the SOHC, but AEM took down the numbers from their site. Iíll probably be investing in an exhaust system and tuner in the near future, but I figured Iíd start out with an intake. So does anyone know the approximate gains? And if not, which would be the better buy?
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Sorry I don't know the actual gains, but from my experience, don't expect to much from them. The one's i'm used to looking at usually claim around 10Hp
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for the $$ i'd buy a tuner and the intake.. if u wanna see any real gains.. exhuast will help also, but persoanlly i think its more for the sound (depenind what system u go with)
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I saw 11hp from the K&N. Which IMO is accomplishing the same thing.. just removing restrictions.

I've since taken the graphs down.. but search under "wydopnthrtl" and you'll find my measurements using autotap.

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See my post here
https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...751#post728751

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I have the volant and i saw real power increase. i don't know how much the instruction stuff said 22hp and i wouldn't be surprised if it was 22 but it is a noticeable difference
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