Black Bear Performance 2016 Intake Test

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I put the airaid jr on my 18 5.3. There is definitely a difference in throttle response. It’s paired up with the Gibson performance exhaust. Next stop is the BlackBear Tune. I’m getting there

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I put the airaid jr on my 18 5.3. There is definitely a difference in throttle response. It’s paired up with the Gibson performance exhaust. Next stop is the BlackBear Tune. I’m getting there

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Right on, we will be happy to help with a tune!
 

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2016 Tahoe with the 5.3. I will be getting a tune from blackbear once its all together as I am also putting in a built trans that will require tune adjustments. Since I will be tuning would you recommend the AFE or the Volant intake setup?
 

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2016 Tahoe with the 5.3. I will be getting a tune from blackbear once its all together as I am also putting in a built trans that will require tune adjustments. Since I will be tuning would you recommend the AFE or the Volant intake setup?
We would be happy to help. For your vehicle, overall the AFE performed the best in that round of testing we did. Here is a link to the results and the intake on our website, if you want to check it out. http://blackbearperformance.com/IntakeTestResults_2016.asp
 

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I put the airaid jr on my 18 5.3. There is definitely a difference in throttle response. It’s paired up with the Gibson performance exhaust. Next stop is the BlackBear Tune. I’m getting there

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We will be happy to help!
 

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I am looking at adding the AFE Momentum GT Pro and a Jet Powerflo TB to my 2017 Tahoe 5.3 (78,000 miles). However, when I looked at the results for air intake it looks like the results in the link provided above (2016 Intake Test Results) results are for a 6.2 not a 5.3 - or am I misreading these?

Also, any thoughts on the Jet TB?

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Tim
 

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I am looking at adding the AFE Momentum GT Pro and a Jet Powerflo TB to my 2017 Tahoe 5.3 (78,000 miles). However, when I looked at the results for air intake it looks like the results in the link provided above (2016 Intake Test Results) results are for a 6.2 not a 5.3 - or am I misreading these?

Also, any thoughts on the Jet TB?

Thanks,
Tim
We tested the intake on a 16 Yukon Denali 6.2, but it will work with your 5.3 as well. The model number you need would be 54-74110, we actually have an unopened one on hand ready to ship if you are interested.
 

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We tested the intake on a 16 Yukon Denali 6.2, but it will work with your 5.3 as well. The model number you need would be 54-74110, we actually have an unopened one on hand ready to ship if you are interested.

Will the AFE Momentum produce similar HP results on the 5.3 as it did on the 6.2 or is there a better option you have for that engine?
 

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