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Dirty Engine Air filter

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Redfox1, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Redfox1

    Redfox1 [OP] 'Stralia! Riding Roo's and wrangling koalas

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    So i took my truck in for the 20,000 mile service the other day and the dealership said that my engine air filter was dirty. Should i replace it? The dealership replaces it at 30,000 miles. Any recommendations?
     
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    Redfox1 [OP] 'Stralia! Riding Roo's and wrangling koalas

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    Any opinions on brands?
     
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    AFE pro-dry, that way you dont have to mess with oil and it will give you a little better flow
     
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    Redfox1 [OP] 'Stralia! Riding Roo's and wrangling koalas

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    Ill look into it. Thanks
     
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    rbeezy Well-Known Member

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    the dealership in my area doesnt even replace the air filter... its not part of the 2-year preventive maintenance plan
     
  7. big43al

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    I change my AIR and CABIN filter once a year, cheap fix to keep
    everthing clean and flowing!
     
  8. Mark C.

    Mark C. If you want it bad, you usually get it bad!

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    X2! I kept the OEM to install while the AFE dried after cleaning. The AFE is a life-long filter if you take care of it.
     
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    AFE Pro Dry is good. I have one on mine but switch to OEM if I'm going wheeling in dusty conditions.
    K&N is also good as long as you don't over oil it and use common sense.
     
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    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Tell the dealer NO

    Drive to your local autostore, buy a filter and install it yourself.

    The dealership is SUGGESTIVE SELLING - and trying to make more money off you.
    They'll do that all the time for the stupid things that you don't need (and can do yourself).
     
  11. Redfox1

    Redfox1 [OP] 'Stralia! Riding Roo's and wrangling koalas

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    Thanks for the input you guys. It looks like it would be worth it to get a Afe filter then. I wasn't sure about it at first considering its about 70 bucks.
     
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    they are nicely made filters they are worth it :thumbsup:
     
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