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Offline Topcat

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K & N vs. Fram Air filters
« on: October 16, 2016 - 08:00:42 PM »
K & N claims there's more CFM using their filters vs. an OEM.

I'd like to hear if anyone observed any noticable differences switching to K & N.
There's another one that is blue I recall.


http://maxxperformanceproducts.com/koolblueairfilters.aspx
« Last Edit: October 16, 2016 - 08:19:26 PM by Topcat »
Mike, Fremont, CA.





Offline brads70

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Re: K & N vs. Fram Air filters
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2016 - 08:43:36 PM »
Green colour is available too. Mine has one, bought it at Carlisle one year, its taller than stock.
Not sure if this is the part number for what I have or not?  :dunno:
https://www.greenfilterusa.com/store/2339
Brad
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Re: K & N vs. Fram Air filters
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2016 - 04:02:38 PM »
Mike,

   I would try to steer away from a K&N filter. They are coated with oil, and are a pain to clean, and never look as good as new again even after cleaning.

So, I prefer dry filters. That link to those blue filters looks like what you want. Oil wasn't mentioned.

Mike

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Re: K & N vs. Fram Air filters
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2016 - 04:50:28 PM »
                     Air filters should be white.    :2cents:           :rebel:

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Re: K & N vs. Fram Air filters
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2016 - 08:57:49 PM »
Mike,

   I would try to steer away from a K&N filter. They are coated with oil, and are a pain to clean, and never look as good as new again even after cleaning.

So, I prefer dry filters. That link to those blue filters looks like what you want. Oil wasn't mentioned.

Thanks for the input.

As we all know, Shakers are somewhat restrictive airflow so any improvement on more CFM certainly helps.
Mike, Fremont, CA.


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Re: K & N vs. Fram Air filters
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2016 - 11:21:04 PM »
I've seen grit on the inside of the aircleaner of cars with K&N's a few times. Maybe the guys didn't oil them right but it sticks in my mind and I've never run one because of it.

Sheldon