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Old 12-22-2011, 12:56 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by BeMyWhip View Post
I agree, the heat shield leaves a little to be desired. Its a great system though, and I like the solid upper tube to smooth out the incoming air flow. However, keep in mind that the K&N sits up high in the engine bay and needs the better shield; in the case the injen, its just a little extra "insurance".
True, the reason why K&N's heat shield is more elaborate is due to the filter being so close to the engine. When Dinan designed their "Tube Style" intake system, they didn't even feel a need for a heat shield at all.
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