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Old 03-29-2012, 06:49 PM   #1
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:13 PM   #2
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Can't see what did
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K&N drop in filter?

not a huge "mod", but not oem
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One could call it a mod..... If said one was a dumpster jedi. No just kidding, but I wouldn't call it a mod
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Meh. Some would, some wouldn't. Like so. I am not sure, myself. But if you take the intake resonator off, that is a mod.
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Addition of an aftermarket part for performance/economy purposes... I vote yes.
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:33 PM   #7
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Old 03-29-2012, 09:26 PM   #8
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this is like saying using non ford brand oil is a mod
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That, to me, is called letting in a good amount of particulates because of the terrible cotton gauze design of k & n filters. Try a wix. cheaper too, and flows just as well.

yeah no Im not kidding, and I liked k & n til I found out how many people have had trouble with dusting on street and offroad applications.

by the way their theory on filtration is catching particles with the oil so make sure to use it.... competition cars use them so they dont suck in big crap but flow well and are constantly rebuilding their engines...
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That, to me, is called letting in a good amount of particulates because of the terrible cotton gauze design of k & n filters. Try a wix. cheaper too, and flows just as well.

yeah no Im not kidding, and I liked k & n til I found out how many people have had trouble with dusting on street and offroad applications.

by the way their theory on filtration is catching particles with the oil so make sure to use it.... competition cars use them so they dont suck in big crap but flow well and are constantly rebuilding their engines...
i see... well couldnt the same be said about most full on aftermarket intakes as well?
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