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Old 07-26-2007, 03:38 PM
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Which intake for 5.4?

What would ya'll consider to be the best intake for a 5.4? Looking for an increase in power (and mpg is possible) but also don't want one that would void warranty or something like that. Is it best to just go with a drop-in filter like K&N or something, or a full CAI?

I just bought the truck last weekend and the stock intake setup looks very restricting.

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Old 07-26-2007, 07:24 PM
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In terms of design here are my two favorite intakes for the F150 5.4L:
Outlaw Power (with NeverOil synthetic filter) www.outlawpower.com/productdetail.php?sc=1486
Banks Power (comes with oiled cotton filter) http://store.bankspower.com/Categori...7-ebad60077871


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Old 07-27-2007, 01:56 AM
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I have the Outlaw Power CAI on my 2001 F150 and I am very happy with it. It gets all of it's air from the fenderwell which is cooler that the hot air under the hood like an open element type.
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Old 07-27-2007, 09:47 AM
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kinda liking the looks of the Outlaw one, gains seem pretty solid on it also. I didnt see a price listed for in on the website though..??

Also, has anyone heard of the S&B CAI? I was checking that one out last night and seemed like a pretty nice piece also.
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Old 07-27-2007, 12:24 PM
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I'd go with the outlaw.. .its awesome, makes a good sound too
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I am putting a Volant on mine, review and article to follow.
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Old 08-03-2007, 06:38 PM
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New CAI

Installed a new Volant CAI on my 2007, F150, 5.4L last week. Looks great. Easy install. Great sound.
Just put some miles on it and saw a 2.5 increase in mpg. Can't wait to get the dual exhasut to go with it.
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i put an afe on mine extremely well made and worth it..98 expy 5.4
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Installed a new Volant CAI on my 2007, F150, 5.4L last week. Looks great. Easy install. Great sound.
Just put some miles on it and saw a 2.5 increase in mpg. Can't wait to get the dual exhasut to go with it.
when you get that exhaust, that will go from +2.5 to -2.5 due to that great sound.
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Had a Volant CAI on my truck for a year. Great performance & increase in fuel milage.
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Old 10-29-2007, 01:17 PM
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A lot of people like the Volant CAI...

Our shop carries them here: http://motorhaven.autoanything.com/air-intakes/20A50219A1.aspx
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I have an Outlaw on my 5.4. I am happy with it.
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Do you know weather theres any cutting for installation on the Outlaw for a 2004 F-150. How does it mount to the fenderwell?
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I have an Outlaw on my 5.4. I am happy with it.
ditto.

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I have the True-Flow intake on my 07 FX2 along with the AirRaid throttle body spacer. I've notice a huge improvement with these mods. Check out the video on the True-Flow website (http://www.trueflow.com/video_1.php)

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