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K&N Cleaning

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by 06BLUEDBLSPORT, May 31, 2010.

  1. May 31, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

    06BLUEDBLSPORT [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well its time to clean my CAI filter, its very dirty. Do any of you guy know what I need to do to clean it besides spraying it with a hose, i know i probably need oil cause K&N uses a filter that requires a oiled filter. So any info will help or else Im gonna just go buy a new filter for it
     
  2. May 31, 2010 at 8:48 PM
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    th3bigk0

    th3bigk0 GETTN IT

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    Buy the k&n filter re charge kit
     
  3. May 31, 2010 at 8:51 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    Thanks, is it available at autozone or o'reileys autoparts
     
  4. May 31, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    Ya
     
  5. May 31, 2010 at 8:54 PM
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    Awesome thanks dude!
     
  6. May 31, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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    No prob man,that's what were all here for!

    Make sure it's dry before u re-oil it
     
  7. May 31, 2010 at 9:01 PM
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    Haha ill be sure to do that, wouldnt want to hydrolock my engine or ruin the MAF sensor
     
  8. May 31, 2010 at 9:03 PM
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    Ya NO-BUENO
     
  9. Jun 3, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    Be careful not to over-oil it as well. All you need is a few drops. Over-oiling can mess up your MAF sensor :thumbsup:
     
  10. Jun 3, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    ^ a few drops? its a spray can...and as long as you hold the can about 10-12" away and make even sprays and not to much to where it'll drip off you will be ok.
     
  11. Jun 3, 2010 at 2:31 PM
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    You are right, that was dumb way for me to phrase "a little bit".
     
  12. Jun 3, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    I actually took some compressed air and blew from the inside out. It got a bunch of the dust out, then washed with warm water. As soon as it was dry, I used the recharge kit and applied the red oil.

    Works like a charm :)
     
  13. Jun 14, 2010 at 11:21 PM
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  14. Jun 26, 2010 at 1:37 PM
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    Do I need to apply oil to the inside of the filter like the inner surface? I'm about to start cleaning it
     
  15. Jul 7, 2010 at 11:09 AM
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    Im a little late to the party, but answer: No, dont oil inside
     
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