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Old 11-05-2012, 12:44 PM   #243
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Originally Posted by awsimons View Post
Having to perfectly tighten the filter to the MAF housing or risk the filter falling off or cracking the housing. I'm not willing to call the problem user error from what I've read on this forum.

Alan
I own one and I'm willing to call it user error. In my experience it's not as finicky as you seem to believe. The resulting data of your poll seems to agree with my standpoint. Two out of 14 of your respondents said they had issues, and only one of them was due to over-tightening the filter on the MAF housing.

Obviously, it's your decision to make. But keep in mind that discussion on forums very much highlight the negative experiences, rather than the positive ones.
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