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interesting.... my friend actually uses an oil one but doesn't oil it..he just blows it off and has the bag over it. the paper filters seem pricy though

That is a horrible idea.....
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I love my S&B. I talked to them. It is roughly 20-30k miles the filter needs to be replaced, that is not that bad. It just needs to be cleaned in between those times. I absolutely love my kit. I hate oiled filters.
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I think the oil ones would get annoying after a while... also the idea of oil in the intake isn't best either.... do you just air blow the paper ones clean then. and replace 20-30000m
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I think the oil ones would get annoying after a while... also the idea of oil in the intake isn't best either.... do you just air blow the paper ones clean then. and replace 20-30000m
Blow air and vacuum with small pressure...
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I just installed my new S&B CAI with the oiled filter 2 days ago, I have always used the k&n oiled drop in filters so that's why I went that route. I have never had a problem with the oiled ones just have to remember not to over oil them when cleaning.
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It's truly midboggling how miss-informed people are about oiled filters. But I'm not going to point fingers because I was the same for many years until I was shown the light.

HERE is my opinion of the oiled VS paper filter debacle I posted in my S&B Intake Review thread.

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It's truly midboggling how miss-informed people are about oiled filters. But I'm not going to point fingers because I was the same for many years until I was shown the light.

HERE is my opinion of the oiled VS paper filter debacle I posted in my S&B Intake Review thread.

Good luck ultimately in your decision.

I am no a debby downer on oiled filters. I just personally have not enjoyed them. Plus I am used to diesel, and almost any diesel tech will tell you not to run oiled because of the force of the turbo. So I am just used to not running oil. If S&B only had oiled I probably would've gotten oiled. It was more important to me to go S&B than which filter.
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Yes oiled filters allow more air which allows larger dirt particles into the engine.
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The amount of airflow you are gaining vs the larger particlea that could enter your engine? Not worth it. If oiled reusable filters were good, they would use it in heavy equipment. They use paper element. Thats all ill use.
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Well I ended up using an airaid filter sound is better and has a sweet low growl to it... I love this filter.... its their new synthetic design that doesn't
need oil. But adventually may need to change filter. I used a 2012 on my 2013 fits fine, the air conditioner pipe fits a little snug to it but overall fits perfect. this is the part number from Airaid i used

Part # 301-237 and has a much noticed improvements.
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