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Old 08-21-2012, 10:32 PM   #220
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Originally Posted by vluc View Post
Well, road test went fine, but filter fell off after 150 miles. Must be some vibrations/harmonics that cause it as that clamp was loosened quite a bit. Tightened it again and have wedges it in place temporarily until I can make something to support or hold it from sliding off.
I was on the fence about buying or waiting for a K&N to fix the kit. This helped make my decision. It's ridiculous that you either under tighten and the filter falls off or you over tighten it and the housing gets bent and needs to be replaced. I am so surprised there is issues like this with a K&N product as they have been so above par in the past, in my experience. I guess I'll just have to be patient. I'm am anxious for that beautiful engine growl!
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