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New Truck/Air Filter newbie, questions and concerns...

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by StaticFilter, May 18, 2009.

  1. May 18, 2009 at 3:01 PM
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    StaticFilter

    StaticFilter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just bought an 05 TRD Sport, it's had the scoop made "Functional" by the previous owner. The air filter is QUITE dirty and I thought I could just take it apart and clean it, apparently not. Any guesses as to what filter this is, and if it can be cleaned or if I need a new one? If I need a new one, suggestions on a decent replacement that can be cleaned?

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  2. May 18, 2009 at 3:40 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    not sure what that filter is from but i wouldnt trust that scoop. you can get some/alot of rain and snow in there and risk getting it into the motor. then bye bye motor. cool mod but not for everyday driving
     
  3. May 18, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    StaticFilter

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    So probably best just to put the stock cover back on the filter? I was wondering about the rain/snow issue myself, especially here in Utah. And the air box and filter are REALLY dirty... Maybe I'll get a new filter and see how bad it gets.

    But does anyone recognize that filter and if it can be cleaned or know what i need to replace it with?
     
  4. May 18, 2009 at 3:59 PM
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    humanoid

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    Any sort of wording, lettering, numbers etc on the filter or filter neck anywhere?
     
  5. May 19, 2009 at 11:51 PM
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    StaticFilter

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    Not a single letter anywhere...
     
  6. May 20, 2009 at 12:13 AM
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    i can see words on the filter itself, black words on the red filter
     
  7. May 20, 2009 at 12:29 AM
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    neslerrah

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    I believe that is a True Flow filter.

    Here is a link.
     
  8. May 20, 2009 at 12:31 AM
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    cant beat the amount of true cold air that thing is getting, too bad it rains
     
  9. May 20, 2009 at 5:26 AM
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    you willl be fine with that setup, think of the urd intake......

    by the design of our trucks front end, not much air makes it to the scoop anyways, I would just leave it
     
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