K&N 57-3045 FIPK Air Intake Kit for GM 3.8L V6

K&N 57-3045 FIPK Air Intake Kit for GM 3.8L V6

Item Code: WB3042

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Product Description

Boost the performance and horsepower of your 3.8L V6 Pontiac Grand Prix, Chevrolet Monte Carlo or Chevrolet Impala with the K&N 57-3045 FIPK Air Intake Kit. K&N Generation II Filter Injection Performance Kits (FIPKs) are built for many different vehicles and represent a dramatic improvement over a K&N Drop-in replacement filter alone; they use only non-metallic rotationally molded tubes that can keep air temperature down and decrease intake sound over a metal tube. K&N Air Intake Kits virtually eliminate air path restriction by replacing the air filter and the entire air path to the engine. Also known as a CAI or cold air intake the FIPK's aerodynamically engineered tube drives a massive amount of air into an engine, which translates into HORSEPOWER.

K&N starts with the largest conical shaped high-flow air filter they can fit into the engine compartment while using factory holes and mounting points. This extra filter size provides even more airflow at lower restriction than a standard K&N Drop-in replacement filter that is limited to the size of the factory air box. The oversized air filter also captures and holds more dirt increasing the service life before a cleaning is required (up to 100,000 miles). When possible, the filter is isolated from high engine temperature by a heat shield designed to lower the temperature of the air entering the engine, which increases horsepower. Next they attach the filter to a rotationally molded tube made from interlaced High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). This process allows us to precisely shape the tube to reduce turbulence and accelerate airflow into the engine. This is why some of our tubes have unique shapes that are specifically engineered for each application. Finally the tube is connected to the engine with adapters made from high strength materials such as silicone and reinforced nylon and ensures long life. Put all this together and you have the best high-flow intake system available today.

  • Guaranteed to Provide more Horsepower and Torque and Increased Acceleration
  • Engineered to Specific Vehicle Design
  • Easy to Install, Usually in 90 minutes or less!
  • Lasts up to 100,000 Miles Before Service is Required (depending on driving conditions)
  • Million Mile Limited Warranty
  • Replaces OEM Filter and Air Box
  • Air Filter is Washable and Reusable
  • Works with Original Equipment Manufacturer Computer Systems
  • Designed to use Factory Holes & Mounting Points Whenever Possible
  • Most are CARB Exempt

Product Specifications

  • Product Style: 57 Series FIPK
  • Estimated Horsepower Gain: 13.37 HP @ 5224 RPM
  • Type: Gen II
  • Replacement Filter: RF-1040
  • CARB Exempt: Yes CARB EO Number: D-269-31
  • Weight: 9.4 lb (4.3 kg)


  • 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L V6
  • 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 3.8L V6
  • 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L V6
  • 1997-1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L V6 ~ 1999 Coolant Tank required-see Related Products

Installation Difficulty

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4.875/5 Stars out of 24 Reviews
One Hour Install!
Dylan H (Santa Clara, CA US) | November 20th, 2012
- Easy, straightforward install! - Unbeatable price with free shipping! - Noticeable power improvement! - Whistle at low rpms, roar at high rpms! I'm overall very pleased with my purchase, there are only pros to this K&N intake kit. I highly recommend to anyone who wants a little extra from their car. *Installed on 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT w/93k miles
J (Columbia, MO USA) | December 12th, 2010
Very simple and straight forward with installation, step-by-step instructions. Great Product. Looks great and adds a slightly deeper sound in mid range RPM's. The only bad thing is there's not much of a noticeable power gain. 13.4hp? I doubt that much. Still runs great though.
Not Too Bad.
Lawrence M (Grandville, MI US) | May 11th, 2008
I was very excited when I purchased this. I'm pleased with the performance gain but I'm a little disappointed in the way this thing was designed. It doesn't fit on the fender apron all the way and it leaves a huge gap for warm engine compartment air to get sucked in. Not a HUGE deal but I thought the intent of a "cold air" intake was just that. The filter that comes with it is so big that looks like it's crammed into the corner, and that's because it is. All in all it could have been designed a little better but I guess I'll fab something up for it to make it look less like an after thought. Performance is great, design isn't the best.
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