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Old 02-23-2010, 11:47 AM
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I was thinking of replacing my stock air filter with the K&N filter. Is there a big difference between it and the stock air filter? Anyone who has done this please provide some feedback. Thanks.
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Re: Thinking of going with the K&N Filter

Ive got an airraid panel filter you can have for shipping costs bro. It just needs some cleaning and oil.
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Old 02-23-2010, 11:51 AM
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I was thinking of replacing my stock air filter with the K&N filter. Is there a big difference between it and the stock air filter? Anyone who has done this please provide some feedback. Thanks.
Get a good dry filter from Autozone (Purolater). You cannot beat that, period. Good flow, and will still filter all the junk out. No oil to mess with.
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Re: Thinking of going with the K&N Filter

well it lasts forever.......

and it is proven performance.
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Re: Thinking of going with the K&N Filter

I have a brand new Amsoil laying around, next time i make it out to Chicago i can bring it with me and you can have it.
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Re: Thinking of going with the K&N Filter

yes....just dont over oil.....those paper filters just last like 3000 miles
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Re: Thinking of going with the K&N Filter

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well it lasts forever.......

and it is proven performance.
How many more particles is it letting in (not filtering) compared to an OEM filter?

Why risk letting more dirt into your engine for SLIGHTLY, maybe .1 mpg increase, and in all reality zero performance gain...?

Just seems silly to me.
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yes....just dont over oil.....those paper filters just last like 3000 miles
When I had the factory intake the Purolator filters lasted longer than 3,000; closer to 15,000. I did clean it every once-in-a-while with a vacuum though.
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How many more particles is it letting in (not filtering) compared to an OEM filter?

Why risk letting more dirt into your engine for SLIGHTLY, maybe .1 mpg increase, and in all reality zero performance gain...?

Just seems silly to me.
says the guy with a 4" intake......lolololol
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Re: Thinking of going with the K&N Filter

Go with an AMSOIL nanofiber filter if you are going with a drop in.
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Re: Thinking of going with the K&N Filter

seems like an interesting debate topic ??? so what's the verdict ?
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Re: Thinking of going with the K&N Filter

If youre simply going for a replace filter and keep the original airbox then the only benefit of a K&N filter is the cost. Coz you won't have to change it again.

63 Series K&N Aircharger is the way to go though if you wanna see some difference

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