FITS 1996 GMC C/K Series Pickup
Airaid CAD Cold Air Intake System with SynthaMax Dry Filter - Stage 2 - Open

Airaid CAD Cold Air Intake System with SynthaMax Dry Filter - Stage 2 - Open

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1996 GMC C/K Series Pickup

4.3L V6 Engine

5.0L V8 and 5.7L V8 Engine

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  • Airaid
  • Open Box/Heat Shield
  • Dry Filter
  • Tube Included
  • Intake System
  • SynthaMax Filter
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1996 GMC C/K Series Pickup - Airaid CAD Cold Air Intake System with SynthaMax Dry Filter - Stage 2 - Open

Powder coated steel heat shield blocks engine heat while the open design boosts air draw to increase horsepower and torque for your GMC C/K Series Pickup. Mandrel-bent steel intake tube and dry performance air filter included.


Features:

  • Stage 2, open cold air intake (CAI) improves airflow into your engine, boosting horsepower and torque
    • Open system draws in more cold, dense air than a closed system
  • 1-Piece, powder coated steel heat shield blocks out engine heat to maximize cold air draw
    • Top-mounted rubber gasket seals against the hood to help keep hot air from seeping in
  • Mandrel-bent, powder coated steel intake tube increases air volume and velocity
    • Tubing maintains its size and shape throughout
    • No pleats or breaks in the tube means decreased turbulence
  • Easy-to-clean, dry air filter provides excellent engine protection while still allowing for improved airflow
    • 2 Layers of 100-percent synthetic material sandwiched between stainless steel mesh
    • 99.6-Percent filtration efficiency rate
    • Washable and reusable for easy maintenance - no need to oil
    • Durable urethane frame
  • Sensor pad(s) on intake tube provide relocation points for factory sensors (where applicable)
  • Easy installation
    • Uses factory mounting points
    • Includes stainless steel clamps with silicone and urethane couplers
  • Custom fit for your vehicle
  • Made in the USA
  • Lifetime warranty


Cold air is denser than hot air, and denser air provides more oxygen for more complete fuel combustion. More oxygen = more combustion = more power and better efficiency for your engine. The Airaid Cold Air Dam (CAD) intake system applies this simple formula to ramp up your engine's horsepower and torque.


Cold Air Dam Intake System

Airaid Intake Installed

The CAD system retains the stock location of your air filter but utilizes a more open design that draws in more cold, dense air than your factory closed box. Unlike many similar systems, the CAD system also has an air dam that helps to block hot engine air. The air dam consists of a powder coated steel heat shield that surrounds the air filter and is lined with a rubber gasket that creates a seal with the hood of your vehicle. This isolates the air filter from engine heat - all the way up to the hood - thus helping to ensure that the air that is pulled into the system is cooler and denser.


The durable powder coated steel intake tube also generates more airflow to the engine. The mandrel bending creates a tube that is the same size and shape even through curves in the tube. Not only does the tube allow air to flow along an unrestricted path, but it is also free of noise baffles that hinder airflow.


SynthaMax Dry Air Filter

Airaid SynthaMax Air Filter Layers

This Airaid intake kit includes a SynthaMax air filter that offers improved airflow and has a 99.6-percent filtration rate for superior protection. The large, 360-degree conical filter is composed of 2 layers of synthetic material that filter out contaminants while allowing clean air through. The synthetic material is sandwiched between 2 layers of stainless steel mesh that provide rigid durability.


This Airaid SynthaMax filter is washable and reusable. The dry filter does not need to be oiled, which makes for easy maintenance. It is recommended that you clean your SynthaMax filter every 30,000 to 50,000 miles with the Airaid cleaning kit (sold separately).



201-207 Air Aid Cold Air Dam Intake Kit with Syntha Max Dry High Flow Air Filter



AR201-207 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details AR201-207 Installation instructions


Customer Reviews

Airaid CAD Cold Air Intake System with SynthaMax Dry Filter - Stage 2 - Open - AR201-207

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (2 Customer Reviews)

Powder coated steel heat shield blocks engine heat while the open design boosts air draw to increase horsepower and torque for your vehicle. Mandrel-bent steel intake tube and dry performance air filter included.

- AR401-299
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Review from a similar Airaid CAD in Air Intakes


installed airaid on 2014 F-150, so far works well, noticeable increase in HP, nicer tone with flowmaster mufflers I had installed 251390



- AR451-181
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Review from a similar Airaid CAD in Air Intakes


No problems, install reasonably easy. I recommend etrailer to anyone that has such need. Cheers - Frank 445667


Comments

I’ve installed your products on 4 different vehicles over the years: 2 Honda Elements, VW TDI wagon, and a Ford Focus ST. They all work perfectly well and were easy to install, except wiring on the Ford Focus. It was an exception because there was no wiring built into the vehicle from the factory for a hitch. A bit more helpinstruction with running the long main power wire would have been helpful for routing and a better place to attach it other than the battery. The battery and firewall on this car are very difficult to deal with due to it’s placement and difficult access. Not your fault in that. Fortunately being an experienced home mechanic, I got it done, others would have found it a bit daunting.

Frank Y - 10/24/2018

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