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I have an Airaid on mine. Seems like I'm cleaning the filter more often than I should. That thing gets nasty!
That doesn't sound right.

Open lid intakes, by their very nature, will dirty the filter more often then their [closed-lid] counterparts, but your post sounds like it happens way too often and gets real filthy when it does.

Are you by any chance doing a lot of your driving off road and/or on dirt roads or the like?
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Semi frequently.. probably more than most. Especially now that its not my daily driver, that's its primary purpose.
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Off topic but similar discussion....
Those with the K&N CAI, do we need to wash the filter? If so, how?
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They sell filter cleaner kits.. its real simple.
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They sell filter cleaner kits.. its real simple.
Did not know this....
Where do ou get it and what's it called?
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Just go to an auto parts store and tell them you want a filter cleaning kit hopefully they have the one for the k&n used it on my dirtbike worked great have not needed it on my truck yet
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Just go to an auto parts store and tell them you want a filter cleaning kit hopefully they have the one for the k&n used it on my dirtbike worked great have not needed it on my truck yet
OK!
that is what I will do....hopefully they got it
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I've used the Airaid and S&B Filters' kits in the past with Excellent results. But several other manufacturers like K&N, aFe and Volant also make reputable kits of similar nature.

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thanks Grubrunner!
Of course the K&N (what I have) kit is one of the ones that cost a few extra $$ more
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thanks Grubrunner!
Of course the K&N (what I have) kit is one of the ones that cost a few extra $$ more
Yeah but I think we both know you're paying a little more for the name/reputation with the K&N Filter Cleaning Kit than its actual effectiveness over the others.

Honestly, most of the guys on the Mustang forums will tell you they're all about the same; in that they do the job they're suppose to, and do it very well.

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