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K&N 57-1542 4.9 out of 5 stars 19 Customer Reviews
57 Series FIPK > Performance Intake Kit

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The K&N 57-1542 FIPK air intake system replaces your vehicle’s restrictive factory air filter and air intake housing. K&N intakes are designed to dramatically reduce intake restriction as they smooth and straighten air flow. This allows your engine to inhale a larger amount of air than the factory air filter assembly. More air means more usable power and acceleration throughout the engine’s RPM range. The 57-1542 air intake comes with a chrome topped K&N high-flow air filter and a heat shield that installs into the previous air box space. Air is directed through an aerodynamically engineered intake tube into the engine’s throttle body for a guaranteed power gain. The tube accomidates the factory air temperature sensor and crank case vent hose. The oversized air filter can be used for up to 100,000 miles before servicing is needed depending on driving conditions. This air intake is relatively easy to install usually in 90 minutes or less using existing factory mounting points. The only tools needed are a screwdriver, a ratchet set and several wrenches. K&N 57 Series FIPK's are street legal in all 50 US states and come with K&N's Million Mile Limited Warranty.

[More Information on K&N FIPK Air Intake Systems]
  • Guaranteed to increase horsepower
  • Designed to improve throttle response and engine sound
  • Lasts up to 100,000 miles before service is required (depending on driving conditions)
  • Replaces entire factory air intake system
  • Free-flowing high density polyethylene tube
  • Easy to install, usually in 90 minutes or less
  • Washable and reusable lifetime air filter
  • K&N Million Mile Limited Warranty

Product Specifications

Estimated Horsepower Gain21.09 HP @ 5216 RPM
Air Filter ColorRed
Air Filter Height6.5 in (165 mm)
Air Filter Large End Diameter7.5 in (191 mm)
Air Filter MaterialCotton Gauze
Air Filter Outlet ShapeRound
Clamp MaterialStainless Steel
Clamp StyleRegular
Clamps Included6
Couplers Included2
Intake Pipe Color / FinishBlack
Product Box Height12.5 in (318 mm)
Product Box Length18.25 in (464 mm)
Product Box Width18.25 in (464 mm)
Product Style57 Series FIPK
Replacement FilterRF-1042
Street Legal In All US StatesYes
TUV Approved (Europe)No
TypeGen II
Weight10.4 lb (4.7 kg)
Horsepower gains based on similar vehicle dynamometer test. Results will vary.


Product Reviews


  Excellent product.Performs as advertised. LOVE the sound. Blown away by the performance. Retired mechanic of 45 years.
Jerry Beasley California
  2006 300 C is the car I installed this on. So the guy at the parts store where I went to purchase my 10 mm open end wrench (you WILL need one, sockets and pliers and my assortment of other tools were no substitute) could not complain more about my choice in cold air intakes. He was regurgitating a recent trend in anti-K&N propaganda. It doesnt make more horsepower and It will ruin your car. What a total tool. LOL. This cai has been the best thing Ive done for my car in a long time. The sound is amazing. The fuel economy is obviously better after I installed it. Easily apparent is the increase in power. More torque, more hp. It's a no brainer. If you are on the fence about making this purchase, get off the fence, get off your butt, and get 'er done. The instructions on how this device operates could not be more clear. This is NOT an install and forget item. You MUST check it periodically to make sure its all right and tight. I feel the people who post negative remarks about this product are ignoring this basic fact. Make sure its tight, and your engine will run right. Peace.
Chris Texas
  I noticed a lot better throttle response immediately and more power.
Orin Pittman Milton, Florida
  My wife's srt8 charger sound and runs great . What a difference this cold air system makes. The acceleration is unreal. I would definetly recommend this product for anyone who wants more performance and a quicker ride!
R Hippert Costa Mesa California
  Have always loved K&N's products. This one is no exception. The install was quick and easy.
Gary Phoenix, Arizona
  I really like this intake for my Charger. Looks and performs well. My only complaint was that this intake needed to be modded if you have a srt8. Dremel tool and large drill bit was needed. Other than that it's awesome!
Pete Houston, Texas
  This was so simple and intuitive to install. Watched the online video for a Dodge Magnum and then put it in my Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L with absolutely no issues. I forgot to check how long it took but eaisly under 40 minutes ... in my garage, by myself at 10:30 at night with one shop light ... very easy. The change in the tone of the exhast note was imediately noticable. You can actually hear the engine breathing easier now. The change in excelleration off the line was imediately noticable. In retrospect, it was readily apparent how restrictive the factory intake was copmared to this performance intake.
Ron Kyslinger York, Pennsylvania