- Wheels & Tires
A: cold air intake kits allow for cooler air to be drawn into the intake system providing a more oxygen rich air for the engine.
A: cold air intake kits generally use more materials to extend the intake filter outside of the engine bay which raises costs.
A: The filter is usually a little harder to get to because it is located outside of the engine bay, but it not usually that difficult.
A: An intake will not void your warranty. However, if not supported by the car’s manufacturer they might not warranty parts that are directly connected to the intake (throttle body, mass air flow sensor, etc).
A: It depends on the filter that comes with the kit. Most companies include the recommended cleaning intervals with the kits.
A: Some cold air intake kits are Smog Legal (CARB exempt), but you need to check in the description and see if the one for your particular application has an EO#.