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Old 08-06-2012, 04:50 PM   #171
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I made a quick peace of mind device for the K&N intake today. This will ensure that even if it does loosen up it can't go anywhere because of the bracket squeezing it back on. Piece of aluminum bent a few degrees past 90 with a rubber pad on it. One self tapping screw into the edge of the bottom K&N plate.



Did this today I feel better already
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My kit came in today. Now I'm not sure what to do....
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Install it, just DON'T OVERTIGHTEN ANYTHING!!! ;)

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Old 08-06-2012, 06:37 PM   #174
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Install drive smile...... Repeat
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You don't have to repeat the install part every time
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Did this today I feel better already
Very nice! I was wondering when someone was gonna do this.
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My kit came in today. Now I'm not sure what to do....
As everyone has said, just don't over-tighten the filter. I haven't had any trouble since getting the new housing. It's definitely a GREAT kit. Enjoy!
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I found a great price here (with 15% off = 243.43 $) but I am still undecided about buying it or not. I am not very fond of "check-it-every-day-or-two" to see if it poped up. I understand that the problem most people had was because of "over-tightening", but... come on. In my book, if more than 5 people "over-tighten" things and broke them, it is maybe because the "things" should be more robust.

P.S. I find the K&N intake kit the only one I would buy for my car, but I want to be sure that the problems with it are fixed.
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I found a great price here (with 15% off = 243.43 $) but I am still undecided about buying it or not. I am not very fond of "check-it-every-day-or-two" to see if it poped up. I understand that the problem most people had was because of "over-tightening", but... come on. In my book, if more than 5 people "over-tighten" things and broke them, it is maybe because the "things" should be more robust.

P.S. I find the K&N intake kit the only one I would buy for my car, but I want to be sure that the problems with it are fixed.
You do realize its the POS Ford part that is causing the issue, NOT anything K&N produced.
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You do realize its the POS Ford part that is causing the issue, NOT anything K&N produced.
I do realize this. But what I don't get it is why it doesn't do it with FSwerks or Steeda air intake but only with the K&N intake ? Excuse my noob question, I said and repeat, I am all rookie or even worse when it comes about cars built after 1990. Nowadays I only am able to change spark plugs on the car and the filter (to some extent). For the rest, there is the service...
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