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Old 07-03-2012, 01:57 PM   #101
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Thanks for your help Troy. I've said it before and I'll say it again, it's nice to know you all are so invested in your user base.

To everyone else, I'm sending my cracked housing out to K&N. Hopefully it will help solve the problem I had. Troy and I also spoke at length about some of the other issues I (and others) have noticed. These include the housing resting on the heat shield, the taper at the end of the the housing flange, and the thin flange plastic.
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I have one of these sitting in my garage in the box. I wonder if I should go ahead and install or send it back..?
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I have one of these sitting in my garage in the box. I wonder if I should go ahead and install or send it back..?
I really like mine... Just watch when you tighten the filter and you should be fine.
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Maybe sonic's been selling parts at a ridiculous markup too...you two ARE in a crew together...is there a underground crime ring going on here?
That's a good point. I wonder how much of my market he's cutting...
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I thought you had the East Coast and I had West
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Another good point. Sell away.
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You should do neither. Just ship it to me, I'll handle your light work.
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I have one of these sitting in my garage in the box. I wonder if I should go ahead and install or send it back..?
I'd install it. Most users have not had problems. Just be careful not to overtighten the filter. Tighten the filter only until you cannot turn it, and then tighten half a turn more.

I have the utmost faith that K&N will fix our problems. Troy told me they held a meeting today with the engineering team, and they are fully aware of our issues. Hopefully a fix comes in the next month or so...I figure if it's not fixed within the next three or four months, then I'll have an issue. (or if the filter keeps falling off, but mine was falling off due to the warping in the MAF housing).
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Another good point. Sell away.
Lack of communication and structure is the downfall in most crime rings (as far as the movies tell me). Y'all should be more careful. But I didn't tell you this
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