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K&N or AFE?

View Poll Results: K&N or AFE?
K&N Aie Filter 238 31.56%
AFE Pro-Dry S Air Filter 442 58.62%
Other 74 9.81%
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Old 10-04-2010, 06:07 PM   #2
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Plenty of info on this. Most like AFE because they make an oil free filter. The oiled filters clean better if you oil them correctly.
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Old 10-04-2010, 06:27 PM   #3
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I don't have any of these, but I'm leaning towards the AF-E pro dry because the other ones you have to deal with oiling it every time you clean it and it is the same cost as the K&N with the oil kit.
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Old 10-04-2010, 06:36 PM   #4
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The K&N are no fun to oil, same with the Airaid. The AFE looks like a good better setup for the cost.
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Old 10-04-2010, 09:07 PM   #7
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i think the votes speak for themselvs
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Old 10-05-2010, 07:23 PM   #8
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to clean the AFE you get a bucket of water and some cleaning solution and just dunk and swirl
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:01 PM   #10
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afe is oil-less so you'll never have to worry about oil gettin onto the MAF
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:17 PM   #11
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wow that easy? well seems easier to clean but you know performance wis?
Performance wise it should be the same if the oiled one is oiled correctly and not impeding the flow of air.


Heres how to clean the AEM dry filters its essentially the same
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBoS_...layer_embedded
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Old 10-09-2010, 05:51 PM   #14
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i bought the AFE CAI, i heard that the oil from the K&N messes up the MAF, and if it doesnt, then oh well, better safe than sorry i guess

one of the guys i used to work with put the K&N in his and the power difference is about the same.
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yes its exactly the same truck except for wiring harness and cup holders
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I have run K&N air filters in my trucks for years without issue. Cleaning them has never seemed like a big deal to me, pretty easy to do - use a garden hose, dry off, and spray with red oil: cleaning procedure. And the fear that oil would contaminate the operation of the MAF is certainly only possible if someone excessively over oiled the filter.. MAF Urban Myth

Anyway, I can say the aftermarket K&N provided a difference in performance on my truck over a stock air filter.. but better yet is a big money saver long term.
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