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Old 05-02-2013, 03:50 PM   #1
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ITG filter cleaning

I was going to order the cleaner and the oil from fswerks but with shipping it was gonna be about 50$

what do people use to clean and oil there filters?


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Old 05-03-2013, 06:39 PM   #2
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i guess alot of people look but dont clean there filters lol
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i guess alot of people look but dont clean there filters lol
I use the k/n kit= cleaner & oil. I'm not sure 'bout the igt filters. Some filters don't use oil on them. I have a steeda which does on the foci.
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:12 AM   #4
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Been using warm soapy water (dish soap) for mine then spraying it after it's dried with the itg retention coating. Had mine for a few years now and I do it once a year.
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I just washed mine last weekend. DO NOT PUT K&N OIL ON THE ITG FILTER!!! It will break down the foam because the itg is made from a different compound.

You only need the ITG dust retention coating from fswerks.
You wash it in a bucket with warm water and dish soap my sqeezing it over and over again.
Then get a bucket of fresh clean water and rinse it until all the soap is off of it.

This next part is very important! Let the filter dry completely! DO NOT USE AN AIRHOSE TO DRY IT! IT WILL DAMAGE THE FILTER!
It takes several hours for it to dry depending on your weather so I suggest letting it dry overnight.
Then you spray a light coat of dust retention coating on the filter and work it into it by sqeezing it until it is well dispersed throughout. (=
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thanks crice i was doing some searching and found threads of people destroying there filters... ill just suck it up and pay fswerks shipping
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I was contemplating cleaning mine, but I think I will just buy a new one and sell the old one cheap. easier on the down time. $80 is expensive though. any other options that will clamp up to the fswerks tube?
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Ive been using the K&N cleaner kit on my ITG filter for around 2+ years now and clean it about once every 2 months (a bit excessive). I havent had any problems filter looks good as new!
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Ive been using the K&N cleaner kit on my ITG filter for around 2+ years now and clean it about once every 2 months (a bit excessive). I havent had any problems filter looks good as new!
And your cylinder walls probably look like crap from the dirt particles that the k&n oils didn't trap due to not being the correct type to cling to the material of the itg.. please don't lead people on that do not know any better by using incorrect products that will eventually lead to damage of their filter media, mar sensor, or engine...
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Been using warm soapy water (dish soap) for mine then spraying it after it's dried with the itg retention coating. Had mine for a few years now and I do it once a year.
same for me...just be patient waiting for it to dry is my advise. I will also go back in and clean my maf the following week, just to make sure no oil has been sucked up on to it
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