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hello guys..

I am thinking about getting a K&N cold air intake...

from... here...

Sewell Lexus Parts

has anyone installed this?

either or not... would this help me for faster acceleration?

tell me about this guys =)

thank you in advance!
 

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I have one on my car currently. I love the sound and i believe it is the only after market short ram intake that makes any power.
 

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I have been think about getting an intake for mine as well but wanted something CARB legal since I am in CA. You probably won't feel much as far as HP but I liked the Gen2 FIPK that I had on my 1st gen IS. The sound was awesome and the throttle response was a little better too.
chb402, do you have pics of your taillights? I have been trying to decide on the redout or tinting for mine.
 

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The absolute best aftermarket intakes for the IS give you, maybe, 3-5 horsepower. On a good day. If you dyno it just right. Maybe. Some lose power under some conditions (from a dead stop really) due to sucking in hot air intake of cold like the stock setup.

In other words, save the $ unless you really love the sound.
 

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you want power get mazzuri header he dynoed 30 rwt and 23rwhp with stock exhaust no intake.just check out the mazzuri section.:p
 

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just make sure you stick with brand name intakes, theyre generally better. also i have seen k&n intakes for cheaper online. try amazon or pricegrabber.com. hope this helps
 

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I think opinions vary concerning intakes that use the oiled media such as this one. Just something to think about and look into
 

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K&N Typhoon FTW!!!!

Well I went with the Typhoon intake they make and its great, but I would scrap that K&N filter and go with an AEM dryflow. I have heard that the oiled versions leave a residue on the mass air flow sensor and could clog it, so thats why I went with the dryflow myself.....just a matter of personal preference. :p
 

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I have it on mine, and bought it from sewell as well. I love the sound real throaty and the improved response I get when I let her rip.
 
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