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Air Box oh sweet Air Box ...

So have any of you fine folks tried an AirBox upgrade for more flow & Zip that looked like this?

If the whole purpose is more air ???

Also do those little "fans" you place inside the air tubes I've seen online help?

Hmmmm ....

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Don't waste your money on those little turbo fans its a gimmick. You can go with an aftermarket high flow filter or an open cone type filter for more airflow.
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Nice. Does anyone have experience with the Needswings? Sexy for sure, but any power gains?
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any power gains from just changing or altering airflow to to your slk will be at best negligible (unless of course your currently running a completely filthy blocked airfilter)
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I have a similar Air box as you have pictured, I think it's quite nice and doesn't get as much heat soak.
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