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Old 02-04-2011, 01:15 PM
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Default K and N air filter Cleaning

IM trying to figure out weather or not to use just water to clean out my filter. Or is the oil and spray that K and N sells neccesasary to apply. Will it damage the filter cause it not to work as well ? Thanks
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Old 02-04-2011, 01:17 PM
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Default Re: K and N air filter Cleaning

Check it out.

http://www.knfilters.com/cleaning.htm
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Old 02-04-2011, 01:22 PM
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so it is mandatory thanks man appreciate it. i was at pep boys buying some car soap and i was debating on weather or not it needed it but its only 15 bucks so guess ill just do it .
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Old 02-04-2011, 01:28 PM
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Default Re: K and N air filter Cleaning

yeah how many miles are on the kn? they can go like 25-50k without a cleaning...
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Old 02-04-2011, 02:38 PM
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Default Re: K and N air filter Cleaning

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so it is mandatory thanks man appreciate it. i was at pep boys buying some car soap and i was debating on weather or not it needed it but its only 15 bucks so guess ill just do it .
I was able to get 12-15 cleanings out of my cleaner and oil.

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yeah how many miles are on the kn? they can go like 25-50k without a cleaning...
Depending on where you drive. If you drive where it is dusty all the time cleaning it when you change the oil would be best.

I clean mine every other oil change.
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Old 02-04-2011, 03:42 PM
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Default Re: K and N air filter Cleaning

yeah i also am kinda overkill with cleaning it, they say every 50k miles but I do mine like 2-3 times a year.

btw, i ran out of the k&n filter cleaner the last time i cleaned it so i used foaming degreaser instead. worked just fine (thats basically what the k&n cleaner is anyway)
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Old 02-05-2011, 09:20 PM
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My apolgoies peeps been busy when i took it out it was ridiculosley dirty big o chucnks of crap...Just bought my ranger so wasnt sure how long its been sense it last clean but yea im looking to cleaning it every other oil change.
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Old 02-05-2011, 09:23 PM
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good deal man.
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