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Does the K&N drop in filter offer any REAL WORLD gains over the stock paper filter? Will be having a tune as well. Keeping the engine bay looking stock for now.
 

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Real world meaning not a label on the box that says "increased horsepower, etc". Is it worth the $60 over stock filter?
 

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Real world meaning not a label on the box that says "increased horsepower, etc". Is it worth the $60 over stock filter?
That is subjective. If you put it on the dyno there will be a small gain. Will you feel the difference driving around.....not likely.

If you do not plan to replace the entire intake then I would personally install a K&N if it was my truck. It is $50 at Amazon.
 

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Ok thanks. I was just wondering if it was worth it or not.
 

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Don't forget the K&N is reusable so it may be cost effective after a lot of miles. Less if you drive through a lot of crap like blowing sand.
 

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So I dropped the filter in. When I had the stock paper filter it never showed KR on my DashHawk, now I'm getting up to 4*KR. Is it from extra air flow? Time for a tune?
 

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I stick to paper...or a dry flow/non oiled filter. I guess I'm too lazy to worry about cleaning my MAF. Not worth the $45-$75 IMHO.
 
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