What does a Cold Air Intake do for my Chevy Silverado and why would I need one?

There’s a ton of excitement among the Phastek crew about the new Roto-Fab 2019-2020 Silverado Cold Air Intake and the new Cold Air Inductions 2019-2020 Cold Air Intake hitting the market.

While our team members are different than most, because we love anything that adds extra horsepower. We also love great designed parts by quality manufacturers. Now for the owners of the 2019 -2020 Silverado with either the 5.3 or 6.2 engine option you have a great way to increase your horsepower, get better fuel mileage, and improve the overall look of your engine compartment.

Most cold air intakes are designed to get better airflow to the engine through increased filter and intake tube size which increases the horsepower. Where you will find most air intake manufacturer lacking is keeping the air intake charge cooler longer. This is where you will find that both the RotoFab and CAI (Cold Air Induction) brands shine. They take into fact that you can get numbers on a dyno, but keeping the air intake temperatures low is the main battle of producing a quality air intake system,which both manufacturers have proven sets them apart from mainstream cold air intake manufacturers. 

With the systems you will find that they both come with custom designed air intake tubes, bigger cleanable air filters, as well as enclosed air filter boxes to protect your air flow from engine heat. They will also include all hardware,clamps, and detailed instructions for an easy install. 

What are the benefits you will get by adding on of these Cold Air Intakes to your 1500 Silverado?

  • Increased Horsepower and Torque
  • Improved Throttle Response
  • Better Gas Mileage
  • Reduced Air intake Temperatures
  • Better Air Filter Life

If you are looking to only replace the cold air intake, you should expect to add at least 10-11 horsepower to your Silverado. But remember that besides increasing horsepower you will save money at the pump and have better torque.

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