2010 Chevy Camaro SS Spectre Intake - 10 Horsepower In 10 Minutes

Spectre's Easy-To-Install Fifth-Gen Cold Air Intake Delivered Real Performance.

In today's fast-paced world, it seems everyone is all about instant gratification. Usually the terms "instant gratification" and "horsepower" don't go together. Until now. Spectre Performance has an intake kit for the fifth-gen Camaro that is simple to install and adds horsepower across the entire RPM range-we saw 10 HP at peak to the back wheels of an automatic-transmission-equipped Camaro SS with the 400-horse L99 engine (dyno tested with the hood down).

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Spectre told us it saw gains of 21 HP on a different car that had a few mods in place. It even has an intake for the 3.5L V-6 Camaros that adds 14 HP at some points in the RPM range. The intake kits bolts in with no modifications to the car with simple hand tools and are C.A.R.B. exempt for all the California owners.

An engine is basically a large air pump, firing off a combination of fuel and air. The more air the engine can ingest, the more horsepower it has the potential to make. Also, a free-breathing engine will have a little better throttle response, as the delay of air getting in is reduced. The Spectre intake allows more airflow and, in turn, increases the engine's ability to produce power.

The V-8 and V-6 kits can be had for less than 300 bucks and also provide that nice deep muscle car sound when you hammer the "Go" pedal. The factory intakes have a small muffler/sound suppression chamber built in to quiet the air induction under hard acceleration, which is eliminated with the Spectre intake. So if you have a new Camaro that could use more power and you can find 10 minutes of wrench time, then you should consider the Spectre intake kit.

DYNO NUMBERS

RPM HP - TQ (Before) HP - TQ (After)

3,000 155 - 269 157 - 273
3,100 161 - 271 163 - 275
3,200 166 - 272 169 - 276
3,300 172 - 273 175 - 277
3,400 179 - 275 181 - 279
3,500 186 - 278 189 - 283
3,600 195 - 282 198 - 288
3,700 202 - 286 207 - 292
3,800 210 - 290 214 - 295
3,900 217 - 291 221 - 296
4,000 222 - 290 226 - 296
4,100 226 - 289 232 - 296
4,200 233 - 290 239 - 298
4,300 241 - 293 247 - 301
4,400 248 - 295 255 - 303
4,500 255 - 297 263 - 306
4,600 261 - 297 269 - 306
4,700 266 - 296 274 - 305
4,800 270 - 295 280 - 305
4,900 275 - 294 284 - 304
5,000 280 - 293 290 - 303
5,100 285 - 292 294 - 301
5,200 288 - 290 298 - 300
5,300 291 - 288 301 - 298
5,400 293 - 284 304 - 294
5,500 295 - 280 305 - 291
5,600 296 - 277 307 - 287
5,700 297 - 273 307 - 283

Sources

Spectre Performance
Ontario, CA 90761
909-673-9800
www.spectreperformance.com
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