Performance Air Intakes

The engineers at the factory who designed your vehicle’s air intake system had other things to consider besides performance. They also had to factor intake noise, serviceability, and above all cost into the layout. The result is the compromise that came with your car or truck, a system that keeps dirt out of the engine and makes filter replacement easy, but is woefully inadequate in channeling air into your engine. Thankfully, the air flow wizards at our performance air intake manufacturers are under no such constraints.

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    • (112 reviews)
      # sp74
      IS Series Intake System by Injen®. The IS Series is a traditional, underhood air intake system that takes the place of your factory airbox and air filter, and the factory air intake tube. The EA Nanofiber air filter allows increased...
      Improves airflow into the engineIncreases horsepower
      $147.74 - $295.77
    • (45 reviews)
      # sp95
      77 Series High-Flow Performance Air Intake Kit by K&N®. This intake kit is designed for the larger engines typically found in trucks and SUVs. It replaces the factory air intake system with a free flowing K&N air filter and custom...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepowerDesigned to improve throttle response and engine sound
      $271.99 - $445.99
    • (4 reviews)
      # sp115
      Full Metal Power Stage 2 Air Intake System by aFe®. When you want a performance improvement and an upgrade in the appearance of your engine bay, get the Full Metal Power Stage 2 Cold Air Intake System. It replaces your entire factory...
      Improves airflow to your engineIsolates the air filter from engine heat, enabling it to take in cooler, denser air
      $270.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # sp125766
      S-FLO Carbon Intake System by AWE Tuning®. The AWE Tuning S-FLO Carbon Intake is the full kit including all carbon, the full intake, filter and our engineered Nomex reinforced silicon hose, and all necessary brackets and mounting hardware.
      Perfect fitment, perfectly engineeredEngineered and tested in-house at AWE Tuning
      $381.04 - $1,647.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # sp93830
      Momentum™ HD Stage 2 Cold Air Intake System by aFe®. Bringing you the next generation of intakes, the Momentum HD sealed air intake system is superior in every way: From the one-piece sealed housing with a built-in sight window, to...
      Improves airflow to your engineIsolates the air filter from engine heat, enabling it to take in cooler, denser air
      $417.05 - $835.05
    • (30 reviews)
      # sp4159
      Blackhawk Series High-Flow Performance Air Intake Kit by K&N®. K&N Blackhawk Induction™ air intake systems are available for select gas trucks, diesel trucks and muscle cars. They feature a black powder coated metal intake tube with a...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepowerDesigned to improve throttle response and engine sound
      $297.99 - $470.99
    • (56 reviews)
      # sp156
      Cold Air Intake System by AEM®. To deliver cooler air to the engine, this air intake system places the air filter outside the engine compartment. Cooler air is denser than warm air and so contains more oxygen, which results in better...
      Delivers more oxygen to the combustion chamber by drawing in cooler airCustom designed and engineered to deliver maximum power for each specific vehicle
      +4
      $156.99 - $516.99
    • (2 reviews)
      # sp105070
      Attack Stage 2 Cold Intake System by Takeda®. This system is for the enthusiast who wants maximum performance from their sport compact. It positions a high flow performance air filter behind the bumper, where it can take in cooler,...
      Custom designed for each applicationDelivers more oxygen to the combustion chamber by drawing in cooler, denser air
      +1
      $217.55 - $664.05
    • (0 reviews)
      # sp154964
      Scorcher PRO Plus Package by aFe®. If you’re looking to maximize your vehicle’s performance potential and drivability with a simple download, the aFe SCORCHER PRO is for you. The SCORCHER PRO is an all-in-one, performance programmer...
      Custom Tunes for Stock or Modified vehiclesPlug & Play installation
      $806.55 - $996.55
    • (16 reviews)
      # sp48972
      Secret Weapon Neo-Ti Short Ram Air Intake System by Weapon-R®. The Secret Weapon Air Intake System uses patented technology to feed the engine 3 times as much air as other systems. As a result, engine performance is increased more than...
      Patented technology increases airflow 3 times more than conventional systemsEach system is tuned to maximize engine performance output
      $262.65 - $420.75
    • (11 reviews)
      # sp19121
      MXP Series Cold Air Dam Intake System with SynthaFlow™ Air Filter by AIRAID®. The MXP Series air intake system positions a large 360º AIRAID air filter with a huge air inlet in the stock location, but encloses it in a roto-molded...
      Superior horsepower and acceleration gainsReplaces stock intake tubing, air filter and air box
      $254.79 - $708.31
    • (15 reviews)
      # sp98728
      Cold Air Intake System with Pro 5 Filter by Volant®. Cooler air is denser and packs in more oxygen for better combustion and more horsepower. This air intake system features an airbox that completely insulates the air filter from engine...
      Protective and insulating AirboxQuicker throttle response
      $180.61 - $510.34
    • (0 reviews)
      # sp14173
      Jammer Cold Air Intake by Edge®. Introducing Edge’s all-new Jammer Cold Air Intake (CAI) systems. The Jammer CAIs revolutionary design improves airflow by blocking hot air and using cooler, denser air for optimal efficiency. Edge...
      High Density, Cold Air IntakeIncreased Horsepower & Fuel Economy
      $299.95 - $399.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # sp75641
      Cold Air Intake by Sinister Diesel®. Before we put our name on any part we manufacture, it has to beat the competition in 5 ways: Strength; Performance; Simplicity; Durability; and Fit. The Sinister 6.0 cold air intake meets all those...
      Compliant with the strictest standards for qualityExpertly crafted using the up-to-date technology
      $299.00 - $399.00
    • (7 reviews)
      # sp93808
      Momentum™ GT Cold Air Intake System by aFe®. Bringing you the next generation of intakes, the Momentum sealed air intake system is superior in every way: From the one-piece sealed housing with a built-in sight window, to the massive...
      Improves airflow to your engineIsolates the air filter from engine heat, enabling it to take in cooler, denser air
      +2
      $331.55 - $1,709.05
    • (2 reviews)
      # sp7425
      Evo Series Cold Air Rotomolded Induction System by Injen®. The Injen Evolution Air Induction System is a dyno-tuned intake system that's designed to enhance air flow for maximum horsepower and torque gains on your truck. Designed using...
      Superior quality and an OE style fit for an easy drop-in installationMassive Induction Systems made of durable rotomolded polyethylene
      $299.95 - $899.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # sp18762
      Stealth Dragon Air Intake System by Weapon-R®. The Secret Weapon Intake was designed, to increase air intake volume to the engine. The concept is to create two different air velocity profiles, one traveling at higher speeds than the...
      CAD-designed and flow bench testedHigh quality dense poly urethane foam protection
      $160.65 - $211.65
    • (207 reviews)
      # sp78
      SP Series Short Ram Intake System by Injen®. The Short Ram SP Series is a traditional, underhood air intake system that takes the place of your factory airbox and air filter, and the factory air intake tube. The EA Nanofiber air filter...
      Improves airflow into the engineUses the patented MR Technology tuning process to ensure the air/fuel ratio is within optimum limits
      +2
      $186.23 - $568.80
    • (38 reviews)
      # sp48973
      Secret Weapon Short Ram Air Intake System by Weapon-R®. The Secret Weapon Air Intake System uses patented technology to feed the engine 3 times as much air as other systems. As a result, engine performance is increased more than with...
      Patented technology increases airflow 3 times more than conventional systemsEach system is tuned to maximize engine performance output
      $169.15 - $378.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # sp154967
      Scorcher PRO Race Package by aFe®. If you’re looking to maximize your vehicle’s performance potential and drivability with a simple download, the aFe SCORCHER PRO is for you. The SCORCHER PRO is an all-in-one, performance programmer...
      Custom Tunes for Stock or Modified vehiclesPlug & Play installation
      $1,899.05 - $2,469.05
    • (8 reviews)
      # sp105076
      Cold Air Intake System by Cold Air Inductions®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Cold Air Inductions features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $246.95 - $449.30
    • (3 reviews)
      # sp14725
      57 Series FIPK Generation I Air Intake System by K&N®. This kit improves airflow into your engine. It includes a K&N air filter and a custom designed air intake tube. The K&N filter increases the airflow and the intake tube smoothes...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepower and improve accelerationCustom designed and engineered for each application
      $156.99 - $300.99
    • (64 reviews)
      # sp89
      57 Series Generation II Air Intake Kit by K&N®. This kit improves airflow into your engine. It includes a K&N air filter and a custom designed air intake tube. The K&N filter increases the airflow and the intake tube smoothes that...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepowerDesigned to improve throttle response and engine sound
      $165.99 - $882.99
    • (1 review)
      # sp92
      57S Series Performance Airbox by K&N®. This airbox has a stock appearing design and function, but will still greatly increase airflow. The increased airflow comes from a large conical shaped K&N air filter, and results in more...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepower and improve accelerationCustom designed and engineered for each application
      $153.99 - $264.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # sp95969
      57i Series Generation II Induction Kit by K&N®. This kit improves airflow into your engine. It includes a K&N air filter and a custom designed air intake tube. The K&N filter increases the airflow and the intake tube smoothes that...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepower and improve accelerationCustom designed and engineered for each application
      $130.99 - $357.99
    • (13 reviews)
      # sp91
      57i Series Induction Kit by K&N®.This induction kit is an easy and inexpensive way to increase airflow into your engine. It replaces your restrictive factory airbox with a free flowing K&N air filter. Increasing airflow will make more...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepowerSpecifically designed for each application
      $77.99 - $271.99
    • (54 reviews)
      # sp93
      63 Series Aircharger Intake Kit by K&N®. Increased airflow and air volume into your engine results in more horsepower and torque, and better acceleration you can feel. This air intake kit is designed to maximize airflow and engine...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepower and improve accelerationCustom designed and engineered for each application
      $164.99 - $930.99
    • (15 reviews)
      # sp107603
      69 Series Cold Air Typhoon™ Intake Kit by K&N®. Improve airflow and increase horsepower on your vehicle. This intake kit is available in various finishes and configurations. It replaces the factory air intake system with a free...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepower and improve accelerationCustom designed and engineered for each application
      +1
      $193.99 - $601.99
    • (1 review)
      # sp107604
      69 Series Complete Cold Air Typhoon™ Intake Kit by K&N®. Improve airflow and increase horsepower on your vehicle. This intake kit is available in various finishes and configurations. It replaces the factory air intake system with a...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepower and improve accelerationCustom designed and engineered for each application
      $214.99 - $824.99
    • (1 review)
      # sp107605
      69 Series Short Ram Typhoon™ Intake Kit by K&N®. Improve airflow and increase horsepower on your vehicle. This intake kit is available in various finishes and configurations. It replaces the factory air intake system with a free...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepower and improve accelerationCustom designed and engineered for each application
      $129.99 - $362.99




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    They create each performance air intake kit with one goal in mind – to cram as much air as possible into your engine’s intake tract so your engine can burn more fuel and make more horsepower. If this results in a loud intake roar when the pedal gets mashed because a huge conical air filter now resides where the stock air box used to be, to a true performance enthusiast that’s just an added benefit. Our performance air intakes are superior to OE in 3 ways – material, surface area, and on cold air intakes, temperature reduction.

    Let’s start with material. The high-flow conical air filters in these kits have cotton gauze and/or synthetic filtration material, which flows air much better than OE paper. And because performance filters trap dirt throughout the depth of the filtering element, instead of it collecting on the surface like paper, you get consistently superior air flow, even as the filter collects dirt. And when the filter does get dirty, there’s no need to buy another one because they’re washable and reusable. Besides better materials, it’s the huge increase in surface area over the OE filter that enables these performance air filters to funnel a greater volume of air into your engine.

    Superior surfaces are also why the intake air tubes on our performance air intakes flow so much better than OE. Most factory intake tubes have narrow, restrictive inside diameters and make sharp and awkward bends that also impede air flow. In addition, they often have sound baffles, which while effective in inhibiting noise, also restrict air flow. In contrast, performance air intake tubes are designed with much larger diameters and no sound baffles. They’re constructed from mandrel bent aluminum, or molded from polyethylene or carbon fiber, to ensure that the diameter remains consistent through smooth bends. These tubes are much more effective at routing large quantities of air to your throttle body or turbocharger.

    For the ultimate in performance, choose a cold air intake system. Cooler, denser, air contains more oxygen for improved combustion and an even greater increase in horsepower than can be realized from increased air flow alone. Several methods are used to reduce the air temperature: Some intakes have shields around the filter that seal to the hood, to separate the filter from engine heat, while others enclose the filter in a large volume air box located in the engine bay and draw in air from outside. Some systems locate the filter completely outside the engine compartment, in the fender well or in front of the header panel or radiator core support, or use a scoop attached to the filter to draw air from under the front bumper.

    From basic kits that consisting of an intake tube and a performance filter for the OE air box, to the most comprehensive air induction systems, we have performance air intakes for every vehicle. But in addition to complete kits we also have many more accessories to aid air flow to your engine. These include intake scoops to create your own cold air system or draw in air from a high-pressure area for a “ram air” effect; snorkels for trucks and SUVs, to draw in air from a higher location and prevent dangerous water ingestion during off-road water crossings; heat shields and air boxes to isolate the air filter; and individual intake hoses in a range of colors so you can construct your own system and customize your engine bay.

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    Air Intakes Reviews

    Average rating:  4.5  4.5 - 300 reviews
    4.3 of 5
    Good Results, Rough Installation
    Did not come with MAF sensor so I had to cut off the old one and jimmy rig it onto the new one but I got it to work somehow. The intake does not reach the air box so it worked out that I used the old intake with the MAF sensor to get enough reach. The OEM filter I feel is better than the filter they gave me but the intake does its job.
    Posted by Lucas Ward (Corvallis, OR) / August 5, 20182006 Infiniti G35
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