Have had the K&N in other cars of mine...
wouldn't say there was plus/minus of any just on 'brand name'
cold air intake is the same (IMO)... as long as there is a good 'shield' thereby
insuring true "CAI" and not hot air from the engine compartment..
regardless of whose name is on the box.
Pix .... to follow? Didn't take any, but perhaps can tomorrow