Uncomplicated Performance Upgrades for Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Pickup Trucks

 
 
Chevy Silverado 1500 Performance Modifications
Chevy Silverado 1500 Performance Modifications
Silverado was a wickedly popular 1985 American Western film directed by Lawrence Kasdan featuring a big-money ensemble cast. It is highly likely that the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 was inspired by that movie, as the term Silverado has no other definitive origin. One of the top-selling vehicles in the entire General Motors line-up, the Silverado got its first major redesign in 1999 and then again in 2007.
Performance Air Filter for 1999-2013 Chevy Silverado 1500 4.3L, 4.8L and 5.3L
Performance Air Filter for 1999-2013 Chevy Silverado 1500 4.3L, 4.8L and 5.3L
For 2013 the evolution continues and it will be marketed as the genetic offspring between the Camaro and the Silverado itself.

The 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 is defined by four engine options and three cab styles. A 195 horsepower, 4.3 liter V-6 engine is found on the base "Work Truck" model fitted with a four-speed automatic transmission. Optional on that model, but standard on the LS and LT models is a 4.8 liter Vortec V-8 powerplant producing 302 horsepower. A 5.3 liter and a 6.2 liter V-8 engine are also available. The 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 V-8 engine option, is FlexFuel capable for running E85 blended gasoline, and all engines can be matched with either rear wheel or four-wheel drivetrains. Insuring that the Silverado 1500 will continue to be successful you get front and side airbags, air conditioning as well as dual 12-volt power outlets plus XM Satellite radio, OnStar, Bluetooth connectivity and cruise control.
Engine Bay of Chevy Silverado 1500
Engine Bay of Chevy Silverado 1500


Whether you're looking to purchase a new Silverado 1500 or have been a proud owner for decades, K&N can improve on an already great truck with their easily installed performance upgrades. Begin with K&N's Chevy Silverado 1500 performance air filters, These premium woven cotton media filters were designed to add horsepower and torque by improving air flow to your engine. They can be used for up to 50,000 miles before cleaning is needed, depending on driving conditions and they come with a million mile limited warranty. Upgrading to a K&N replacement air filter is as simple as replacing the factory installed filter. It will be the last air filter you ever buy for your Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
Air Intake for 2009-2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 4.8L, 5.3L and 6.2L
Air Intake for 2009-2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 4.8L, 5.3L and 6.2L


For even greater performance gains go with a K&N Performance Air Intake. K&N offers a full line of Chevy Silverado 1500 air intakes, many of which are cold air intake designs. Some have factory looking black non-metallic tubes while others have an aluminum tube with a polished aluminum or powder coated finish. K&N's extraordinary air intake design is engineered to lower the air restriction inherent in the factory installed air box, resulting in a guaranteed power increase to your Chevy Silverado, while providing exceptional air filtration.
Air Intake Installed on Chevy Silverado 1500
Air Intake Installed on Chevy Silverado 1500


K&N air intakes also provide a lifetime of use thanks to the washable and reusable cotton gauze filter element. These air intakes are uncomplicated to install, usually requiring 90 minutes or less. Which means in under two hours you'll be rewarded with an estimated increase in giddy-up ranging anywhere from 6 horsepower to over 20 horsepower, depending on your engine option and air intake choice.

K&N also offers Performance Gold oil filters, Pro Series oil filters and washable, reusable oil filters by Pure Power for Silverado 1500's.
Oil Filter for Chevy Silverado 1500
Oil Filter for Chevy Silverado 1500
These heavy duty constructed Chevy Silverado 1500 oil filters provide high levels of protection against harmful contaminants and damaging debris, while providing high-flow rates. Most K&N Performance Gold oil filters come with a one inch nut welded to the top of the canister for easy removal. Show your Chevy Silverado 1500 a little love with any one of these K&N upgrades - performance improvements are a given.

The following videos provide detailed information about the features of K&N Silverado 1500 air intakes and show how easy it is to install a K&N air intake on Chevy Silverado 1500 trucks.

2009-2012 Silverado 1500 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.2L and 2009 6.0L Air Intake Installation
Air Intake Features for 2009-2012 Silverado 1500 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.2L and 2009 6.0L
Air Intake Install on 2009-2012 Silverado 1500 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.2L and 2009 6.0L
Features of 2009-2012 Silverado 1500 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.2L and 2009 6.0L Air Intake
2007-2008 Silverado 1500 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L Air Intake Installation
2001-2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 HD 6.0L Air Intake Installation
Air Intake Installation for 2001-2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 HD 6.0L
1999-2004 Chevy Silverado 1500 4.8L, 5.3L Air Intake Installation

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K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. K&N is a world class filtration company selling air filters, oil filters, and intakes in over 30 countries. K&N sells over 5,000 products designed for cars, trucks, motorcycles, engines, and industrial applications. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%. The distinctive K&N logo represents performance from one of the original performance companies. For more information, visit knfilters.com.

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