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Hi guys,

Watching a k and n kit on eBay. Worth getting or just put the money towards the ds version?

I've read through the previous threads on here, seems to be mixed reviews

Rich
 

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I had a K&N but got a flat spot at about 2k rpm.
Then went to DS but with no problems.

May as well get a 2nd hand one. If it doesn't agree with your car, sell it, and you've only lost a few £.
 

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I have one at the mo, it came with the car, I'm not a fan, feels cheap, looks cheap, can feel flat as AndyC says at low revs.
I'm going to get a AS one at some point in the near future
 

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Cheers guys, not keen on getting a flat spot or having a cheap feeling one. Probably rather put the money to getting a better one at the end of the month.
 

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I've got the k&n much prefer it to the Ds which i took off. Ds is too noisy and whistles like mad when on light throttle. K&N fits better and looks much tidier in the bay too. Not to mention it's also half the price! I did have a bit of a flat spot which some cars seem to get, but the trumpet mod helped, and a set of RS plugs cured it.
 

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Hi guys,

Watching a k and n kit on eBay. Worth getting or just put the money towards the ds version?

I've read through the previous threads on here, seems to be mixed reviews

Rich
The reponse will differ widely from person to person. Some, like me, will only have experienced the one intake and thus be unable to make comparisons.

The K&N presents as a pretty solid piece of kit for the money, performance-wise, while the low- to mid-band hesistancy has purportedly been overcome using a 'trumpet mod'. Others have gone about building themselves induction kits for a fraction of the cost (~£80 w/o an ECU mount).
 

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The reponse will differ widely from person to person. Some, like me, will only have experienced the one intake and thus be unable to make comparisons.

The K&N presents as a pretty solid piece of kit for the money, performance-wise, while the low- to mid-band hesistancy has purportedly been overcome using a 'trumpet mod'. Others have gone about building themselves induction kits for a fraction of the cost (~£80 w/o an ECU mount).
I've looked at a home made one buddy but unfortunately I've just not got the ability to fit it. I'd end up in a mess and then have to take it to a garage anyway.
 

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ive just took a k&n off and put it in the shed no good for all this flooding we are having round here so standard box back on till i get a auto specialists cais instead
 

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Had the k&n for a few years. Great kit, the only reason i swapped for the ds kit was because it made hardly any noise at all which for an open cone on a remapped turbo car is dissapointing!
 
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