Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Those not happy with the 12b37 update
View Single Post
Old 08-31-2012, 03:59 PM   #23
Focus Addict
suss6052's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2012
Fan#: 95752
Location: ..., MI
What I Drive: 2013 Ford Focus ST2 Ingot Silver

Posts: 13,510
Points 11,233, Level 69
Points: 11,233, Level: 69 Points: 11,233, Level: 69 Points: 11,233, Level: 69
Level Up 96% Completed
Level up: 96% Level up: 96% Level up: 96%
Forum Activity 20%
Activity: 20% Activity: 20% Activity: 20%
FF Reputation: 32 suss6052 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Originally Posted by *Ed8r* View Post
OK. Is it really worth $50?
Well $50 once give or take, + supplies to recharge/ clean at 30-50k miles should probably end up costing less than replacing the O.E. filters every 12-20k miles over the lifetime of the vehicle, it seems to at least slightly perceptiblly have a positive benefit to throttle response vs the O.E. paper element filter, etc. I think it was worth it, but only you can decide. \

However if you do go this route I'd recommend not waiting until your current filter needs replacement as you will want to keep the original or a clean replacement o.e. filter if you need to drive the car while the K&N filter is drying after being cleaned and oiled.
suss6052 is online now  
    Reply With Quote