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Posted 19 September 2011 - 07:04 PM

I'm starting to sink some money into my 1995 TA LT1. The first thing on my list is a cold air intake. I read and heard good things about K&N and Street Legal Performance (SLP). I was wondering if anyone had some input on the performance, sound, or any issues with any of these two options? Thanks.

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 07:09 PM

I'm gonna do the ram air one.

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 08:12 PM

Had k&n first changed to slp cold air ..... did notice a change for the better with the slp.....
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Posted 19 September 2011 - 08:16 PM

I have the SLP in the bumper. I can't really hear anything because of the exhaust but I have no complaints. Let me know if you want to see pics...
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96 TRANS AM - SLP ceramic coated shorty headers, Flowmaster exhaust, SLP intake going in the bumper under the driverside light, Short throw shifter, Honeycomb tailights, Corvette styled 5 spoke rims with 315/35/17 Sumitomo rears 245/45/17 Fuzion HTI front tires, Drilled and slotted rotors front and rear, Accel optispark, Skip-shift eliminator, more to come...

1975 Trans Am SOLD -& MISSED -- THE 75 MOD LIST - C.E. SUBFRAME CONNECTORS, EIBACH LOWERING SPRINGS FRONT, 3 WAY ADJUSTABLE SHOCKS ALL AROUND, ENERGY SUSPENSION FROM FRONT TO BACK, FLOWMASTER SUPPER 44 x2, LONG TUBE HEADERS, JEGS 3" EXHAUST PIPES, RUSSLES BRAIDED BRAKE HOSES FRONT AND BACK, TCI STREET FIGHTER 400 TRANNY WITH 2200 STALL CONVERTER, NEW WIRING, AND MORE TO COME

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 08:48 PM

never used slp but love K&N but from what ive heard you cant go wrong either way

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 08:53 PM

Not really, I trust them both
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96 TRANS AM - SLP ceramic coated shorty headers, Flowmaster exhaust, SLP intake going in the bumper under the driverside light, Short throw shifter, Honeycomb tailights, Corvette styled 5 spoke rims with 315/35/17 Sumitomo rears 245/45/17 Fuzion HTI front tires, Drilled and slotted rotors front and rear, Accel optispark, Skip-shift eliminator, more to come...

1975 Trans Am SOLD -& MISSED -- THE 75 MOD LIST - C.E. SUBFRAME CONNECTORS, EIBACH LOWERING SPRINGS FRONT, 3 WAY ADJUSTABLE SHOCKS ALL AROUND, ENERGY SUSPENSION FROM FRONT TO BACK, FLOWMASTER SUPPER 44 x2, LONG TUBE HEADERS, JEGS 3" EXHAUST PIPES, RUSSLES BRAIDED BRAKE HOSES FRONT AND BACK, TCI STREET FIGHTER 400 TRANNY WITH 2200 STALL CONVERTER, NEW WIRING, AND MORE TO COME

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 03:45 AM

I have been very happy with my K&N
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Posted 20 September 2011 - 05:13 PM

I'm gonna do the ram air one.



I wanted to do the Ram Air Bad, but I finally decided to get my car painted, and now I just want to keep it stock....for awhile! haha. I appreciate the reply. Thx

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 05:18 PM

I have the SLP in the bumper. I can't really hear anything because of the exhaust but I have no complaints. Let me know if you want to see pics...


I think I'm going to roll with SLP, because most of you guys are using them. Also, I did some research on the 1995 Firehawk, and the engineers installed a SLP unit. I really appreciate the info. Also, I would be stoked in checking out some pictures of your wheels. Thanks!!

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 06:54 PM

Here are the best pics I have on the computer. You can also see the SLP shorty headers in the pics

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96 TRANS AM - SLP ceramic coated shorty headers, Flowmaster exhaust, SLP intake going in the bumper under the driverside light, Short throw shifter, Honeycomb tailights, Corvette styled 5 spoke rims with 315/35/17 Sumitomo rears 245/45/17 Fuzion HTI front tires, Drilled and slotted rotors front and rear, Accel optispark, Skip-shift eliminator, more to come...

1975 Trans Am SOLD -& MISSED -- THE 75 MOD LIST - C.E. SUBFRAME CONNECTORS, EIBACH LOWERING SPRINGS FRONT, 3 WAY ADJUSTABLE SHOCKS ALL AROUND, ENERGY SUSPENSION FROM FRONT TO BACK, FLOWMASTER SUPPER 44 x2, LONG TUBE HEADERS, JEGS 3" EXHAUST PIPES, RUSSLES BRAIDED BRAKE HOSES FRONT AND BACK, TCI STREET FIGHTER 400 TRANNY WITH 2200 STALL CONVERTER, NEW WIRING, AND MORE TO COME

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 04:46 PM

I think I'm going to roll with SLP, because most of you guys are using them. Also, I did some research on the 1995 Firehawk, and the engineers installed a SLP unit. I really appreciate the info. Also, I would be stoked in checking out some pictures of your wheels. Thanks!!

That's because SLP built the Firehawks. GM shipped them a Formula and they converted it to the Firehawk. The Firehawk has a Ram Air hood, and an airbox that is a duplicate of the WS6 box. It's so much different from the CAI that its pointless to base your decision on which CAI to buy on the fact the SLP put their ram air box in the cars they were building.

I had a Callaway Honker, which is identical to the Moroso CAI, and very similar to the K&N. Worked great. I liked the plastic construction, since it won't conduct heat like the metal used in the SLP and the GM Performance Parts intakes.

http://shop.callaway...d-203202501.htm

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