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Chevy Tahoe 5.3L 2010-2013, Jr. Kit by AIRAID®. This is AIRAID's entry level performance intake kit. It improves airflow and performance while being economical and simple to install. The kit includes an AIRAID lifetime guarantee Direct-Fit, Replacement air filter, which improves airflow and has better filtration than the stock unit, as well as an AIRAID Modular intake tube, to improve airflow from the air filter to the throttle body.
Fitment Notes: Fits Models with Electric Cooling Fan.
- Increases airflow to the engine
- Increases horsepower and torque, improves performance
- Economical and easy to install
- CAD designed and dyno tested for each specific application
- Includes a Direct-Fit, Replacement AIRAID SynthaFlow or SynthaMax air filter
- Includes a Modular high density polyethylene air inlet tube
- Comes complete with everything required for installation, including comprehensive instructions
- Can be installed in 30 minutes with simple hand tools; no drilling, cutting or fabrication required
- Backed by AIRAID's "No Hassle" warranty
- Proudly made in the USA
The AIRAID Jr. Kit may be the simplest and most economical way to improve your vehicle's performance. For not much money and a few minutes installation time, this kit will improve throttle response and boost horsepower and fuel mileage.
The improvement starts with a Direct-Fit, Replacement SynthaFlow or SynthaMax air filter, installed in your factory airbox in place of the OEM filter. Each filter is over 99% efficient, meaning it allows more airflow while filtering out dirt particles ordinary filters let pass. You get better performance without sacrificing air filtration. And each filter is made with 304 stainless steel mesh, for exceptional durability. The strength of the stainless steel won't allow the filter to bow in the center, allowing unfiltered air into the engine.
The SynthaFlow air filter is a cotton-gauze and synthetic blend that outperforms plain cotton-gauze in clean air testing. The SynthaFlow features "five layer" filtration, with 4 layers of cotton-gauze supplemented by "the last layer of defense", a layer of synthetic media that produces the cleanest air of any washable filter. The filtering media is held together by epoxy coated aluminum wire mesh, specially designed to provide the optimum balance between maximum airflow and peak filtration.
The SynthaMax filter is 100% synthetic, with an inner filter media consisting of two distinct layers of specifically designed synthetic materials that have separate performance characteristics. These layers are designed to work together to provide outstanding airflow and exceptionally high filtration. Contaminants are first captured by the outer layer of synthetic needlefelt polyester material, designed for wet and dry filtration with high airflow capacity. The inner layer of rayon/polyester captures any remaining contaminants while maintaining high airflow and low restriction. The inner filter media is supported by an inner and outer layer of wire mesh for strength and durability.
The modular air intake tube is made of high density polyethylene, which is less affected by engine heat than steel or aluminum tubing. The shape of the tube is computer designed to "straighten out" and improve airflow to the engine versus the stock air inlet system, for better throttle response and increased horsepower and torque. It's connected with durable, urethane couplers and stainless steel clamps.
The AIRAID Jr. Kit comes complete with everything necessary for installation, including comprehensive instructions. And it's backed by AIRAID's "No Hassle" warranty. There are no limitations or fine print here. Simply, if you're ever dissatisfied with the materials, workmanship, or performance of this air intake system, just send it back... period! You don't have to worry about a proof of purchase or a warranty card. AIRAID air intake systems are warranted for life.181.90 195.90
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AIRAID® was founded in 1997 when they began developing and manufacturing air intake systems for light trucks and SUVs, utilizing the cotton-gauze filter technology that was available at the time. These systems increased airflow and performance while being easy to install, and sold so well that the company soon realized that another source of filters was necessary. They believed they could produce a better quality filter using new technology and state-of-the-art materials, and so in 2002 the AIRAID Filter Company was formed. Today AIRAID is the recognized leader in air management technology. Extensive research and development has allowed AIRAID to come to market first with high quality products that improve drivability and performance.AIRAID® - Jr. Kit Reviews (4)Customers' rating: 4.5 OF 5APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY(4.5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYDoes Exactly What It Says| Posted by Sven B. | 1999 Chevy Tahoe (Garland, TX)
There is a sticker placed on the spacer that is now facing to the firewall of the engine instead of to the radiator, which would have made it visible. Odd placement. Other than this cosmetic issue, this is the perfect addition to my 1996 Chevy Tahoe 2Dr 4x4. Does exactly what it says. Additional low end torque and fuel economy is instantly there. I am more than pleased. Above my expectations.Was this review helpful for you? YesNo(4)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYAirAid (PowerAid) TBS/AirAid intake| Posted by Ryan K. | 2007 Chevy Tahoe (PARLIER, CA)
I installed both the PowerAid TBS and AIRAID intake w/ the non-oiled synthamax air filter. It was easier to do it this way since you have to un-bolt part of the intake manifold anyway. It takes a little longer that it states, but you want to do it right. You can hear the spinning action of the incoming air and really feel the extra boost @ 75-80 mph. You have to remember that I also installed the aftermarket intake. You may not receive the same results with the PowerAid by itself.Was this review helpful for you? YesNo(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2011 Tahoe LTZ - Throttle Body Spacer| Posted by Tyler W. | 2011 Chevy Tahoe (Mililani, HI)
Great...Great product would recommend for anybody looking for a performance boost. The biggest gains are felt in the low to mid range, but you can hear and feel it on the high-end acceleration as well. There is a slight whine/whistle noise upon acceleration, it is not bad, nor is it constant and personally I like the sound, goes well with my K&N intake and mass air flow sensor. I also have a hypertech power chip, flow master exhaust, after market headers and a few other bells and whistles, that being said the tbi was put on after most of my upgrades and I could still feel the difference. CARiD is the place to shop for car upgrades, I'm out in Hawaii and shipping was timely and pricing is very competitive.Was this review helpful for you? YesNo(4.5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYAIRAID® - PowerAid® Throttle Body Spacer. Engine Type: All V8| Posted by Aied A. | 2000 Chevy Tahoe (Riyadh)
This TBS is very good for engines, i see the RPM and accelerating now is very nice...Installing is a little hard, especially the gasket it can be damage easily "be careful ", and good whistle.Was this review helpful for you? YesNo
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