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Old 07-05-2013, 06:25 PM   #1
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New 1LE! / Intake Noise with K&N Normal?

I just got my 1LE on 7/3. It's my second car ever and my first car that has any decent power to it ('89 Caprice w/305 is the other). Maybe I'm just paranoid about this sound, but I'd rather be safe than sorry.

I pulled the dual mode exhaust fuse and added a K&N 63 series intake. I'm noticing an odd noise if I just blip the throttle in neutral. It sounds like it could be normal...maybe just the intake creating a large vacuum that I couldn't hear with stock filter on. The K&N made the exhaust louder, so I'm guessing that it made this noise louder and now I can hear it.

Does anybody else have an intake that will make a sound that you couldn't hear before you added it? Is it normal?
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Old 07-05-2013, 06:28 PM   #2
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Yes.

Normal.
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Old 07-05-2013, 06:29 PM   #3
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It's sound like its your new intake, when you push the gas it's sounds like a vacuum right, if so that is normal most all aftermarket intakes do this, if u open your hood and have someone press the gas and stand next to the intake you will hear it, I like the sound lol hopes this helps you out
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Old 07-05-2013, 06:41 PM   #4
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That's what I thought it might be but I couldn't be sure. Nobody here to hit the gas for me and I've never had a car with an intake. Thanks for confirming this is normal.
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Old 07-05-2013, 06:52 PM   #5
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No problem! Glad I could help out, when you get the chance tho, you should try it, sounds so good lol plus you get to hear your car rev up
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Old 07-05-2013, 08:38 PM   #6
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If it sounds like vvvvooooop! Vvvvooooop! When you rev it all is good!
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Old 07-06-2013, 07:50 AM   #7
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Quote:
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If it sounds like vvvvooooop! Vvvvooooop! When you rev it all is good!
That's exactly how it sounds.

By the way, what parts are grease-able on these (joints, differential, etc)? The dealer said he wasn't sure, but thought they were all sealed.
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