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I just got my Kinetix V4 plenum installed. I had been thinking about getting this for a while now but since I had seen so many failures I was very skeptical. I finally decided to go with it.
Installed it 2 days ago and just got back from a 550 mile road trip with it to Florida. So far so good. First off it changed the exhaust tone very nicely. It added a more rumbly sound to the engine and exhaust. There is a definate pull in the upper range too now.
Hopefully this one wont fail. So far none have so just have to wait and see what happens. But I definately give it 2 thumbs up so far.
I would have posted a how to but I was in a huge rush to leave to go to Florida that day and the instructions are very clear and easy to follow. I'd give it a 5/10 in difficulty for install.
 

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Nice to hear this, i was very skeptical myself since there were all the issues with it. glad to see you took the plunge and went with it!! i am waiting for the APS to come out.
 

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There is now quite a noticeable gain in the upper rpm range. The sound change is also very noticeable. Its a more rumbly sound now that sounds very nice. Conceyted (Chris) drove with me to Florida with it and he was impressed with the gains. He said that the cats and plenum are his next mods after seeing this. I would highly recommend this plenum. So far the V4's have all held up well with no cracks.
 

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OK, so where would one buy the V4.
 

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****, I was hoping there were some distibuters out there with cheaper prices. Oh well. Has anyone heard of any problems with the V4 yet. I have the pop charger on the way, and I'm thinking of making this my next mod, then the highflow cats.

BTW - How hard are the cats? If I don't have a lift, is it even reasonable to try.
 

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I can say that doing the cats would be easy. I took mine out for test pipes, and I would gladly do it again to help someone else out. I have jack stands and didn't have problems.

I don't know if the plenum is a DIY job, but I would dedicate a whole day to do it, just in case. You know the rule about modding...at least double the time to do it.
 

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Originally posted by SmoothZ@Sep 3 2004, 02:26 PM
I can say that doing the cats would be easy.  I took mine out for test pipes, and I would gladly do it again to help someone else out.  I have jack stands and didn't have problems.

I don't know if the plenum is a DIY job, but I would dedicate a whole day to do it, just in case.  You know the rule about modding...at least double the time to do it.

Actually its a fairly easy install. Took me about an hour and a half. Kinetix provides good instructions for it. Just follow those and you should be in good shape.
 

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well it definitely looks better than the crawford plenum...
changing the plenum is fairly an easy job to do... if you're not good with tool and working on the car - like Dave said just follow the instructions and you'll be fine...
 

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I'm not as concerned with how it looks if I can get considerably better gains with the crawford. Any one know the difference in gains between the Crawford, Kinetix, and APS?
 
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