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Cleaning AFE or TRD CAI

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by jr114, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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    jr114

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    Hey guys, I have the TRD cai and I was wondering if its ok to use K&N's clean and charge kit for the filter. Or does anyone know of something better and where to get it at? Thanks n advance
     
  2. Oct 17, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    anyone?
     
  3. Oct 17, 2010 at 10:43 AM
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    go onto AFEs website and get their oiled filter recharge kit. or thats what i would do. Mixing stuff is never good, Ive had air filters disintegrated when mixing oil based cleaners for the dirtbikes
     
  4. Oct 17, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    what filter do you have?
     
  5. Oct 17, 2010 at 10:47 AM
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    If there is a 4wheelparts in your area, that's where I picked up my afe recharge kit that I used with my trd cai.
     
  6. Oct 17, 2010 at 10:49 AM
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    if you have a sythetic filter just use warm water and dish soap...
     
  7. Oct 17, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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    dam dunno why i didnt think of that. theres one like 15 min from my place. thanks
     
  8. Oct 17, 2010 at 12:44 PM
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    S1N C1TY...(from Hilo, HI)...
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    I got the AFE Pro Dry S Filter...and it non oil based...so all I do is pressure wash (not necessary) from the inside of the filter out...then let it dry for a few days...

    I got 2 Pro Dry S Filters so I alternate 1 a month between the 2 to help them last longer...:thumbsup:
     
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