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Durkin Tactical Franklin Armory
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Posted: 6/17/2006 9:18:41 PM EDT
For the most part, I'm satisfied with my 2003 Silverado, but I wish my fuel mileage was better (I have the 4.8L V-8).  I try to drive conservatively, but that only goes so far.  I was looking around, and saw this:  http://www.autoanything.com/air-intakes/airaid-poweraid.aspx

My question is, are the claims this make BS, or are there benefits to adding this to my truck?
Link Posted: 6/18/2006 4:04:45 AM EDT
If there were actual benefits, the factory would have installed it. OTOH, sometimes a product will benefit in certain ways but almost always will detract in other ways
Link Posted: 6/18/2006 4:08:30 AM EDT
Keeping your tire pressure at the max for the tire rating will do more for your gas mileage than those gizmos.  Costs next to nothing, as well.
Link Posted: 6/18/2006 8:04:32 AM EDT
waste of money, spacers work well on the older trucks, were the fuel is injected before the spacer.  On the newer trucks, they are useless.
ETA I get the best mileage on my silverado by keeping the rpms at 2000 or below.
Link Posted: 6/18/2006 8:42:25 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/18/2006 11:18:45 AM EDT
Well, the answers are pretty much unanimous, so I guess ya'll just saved me $100+.  
Link Posted: 6/18/2006 12:12:05 PM EDT
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