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Old 04-17-2009, 11:45 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by jhurst747 View Post
It depends on the brand of filter I'm thinking. Some filters have a more flexible rubber compound whereas others are stiffer. Even using a screw driver to help things along (yes, I tried almost every lube known to man...I'll leave that to your imagination) and it was still a bust.

The author notes that you can get a K&N that fits on there perfectly with a 3.25 ID but that's only if you're in the market for a 60 dollar filter. Since I had to go through 2 filters to get it to work, I should have just bought the danged K&N the first time.
Sort of helps if you pay attention to the article before you run out and spend a bunch of money!

As I stated I used a Spectra filter with a 3, 3 1/2 and 4 opening. Many people have used this article to build an inexpensive CAI, I am still using it to this day with no adverse affects.

Im glad I could help direct people towards and effective and inexpensive CAI.

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