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Old 11-08-2013, 12:45 PM
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Yup, it is. If you want the same performance gains as an aftermarket CAI without spending huge money. Get a drop in filter (stay away from K&N), add a secondary intake tube to the bottom of your air box (search the forum for threads on how to do this) and replace the intake tube between the air box and throttle body to free up some flow. That will literally give you everything that an aftermarket intake provides except the for the appearance. So if you just want the small amount of performance gain then that's a great option. If you want the performance gain and a bit of a nicer look under the hood as well then take a look at the S&B or Vararam. You just have to justify if the look of either of those intakes are worth the extra cost for you.
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Get a drop in filter (stay away from K&N)
Can you elaborate on this? What about the K&N causes you to stay away from it?

What would you use for a drop in filter?
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Can you elaborate on this? What about the K&N causes you to stay away from it?

What would you use for a drop in filter?
The K&N filters are actually terrible filters. Read through some of the information in THIS article and see what you think. It is written for diesels but a lot of the filter performance numbers will apply to gas trucks as well.

There are some other brands listed in that article that you might want to take a looks at. I'm not sure who all makes drop in filters for the 4th gen Hemis. If S&B Filters does I would check them out. aFe would also be a great choice based on the results in that article.
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