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Old 01-07-2013, 10:09 AM
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I would go online and order an AFE stage 2 pro dry s filter. Then replace the oiled one. I personally hate oiled filters.
I'm really considering it. I didn't think it'd be that big of a deal but The difference is very noticeable, I haven't decided good or bad yet. Those filters are like ~$70! and that's for the oiled on, im sure the dry is a little more. oh well
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I think I paid $100 for my dry filter. But that was on my diesel and those filters are huge on diesels. IMO a CAI just isn't worth it if its not dry. But that's just my personal opinion with diesels. I'm about to order my S&B dry intake for the Hemi. So I'll know soon what I think with the Hemi.
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cool. ya I PMed AJ at autoanything to see what he can do for me. I'm gonna jump on that ASAP.
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Even if there is not much more gain. I think a dry filter is just better for the motor.
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OP, question for ya.

I have the same intake...did you oil yours before you installed it? Or installed it "as is" out of the box? The blue filter there, is the one that gets oiled. So last week I noticed all my blue color was gone and the filter was pretty dirty so I cleaned it per the instructions and oiled it for the first time (I didn't before install). I can tell the difference and not in a good way...its not AWFUL but I feel like oiling it made it noticeably less free flowing and doesn't growl as much as before. Also the oil doesn't wick up the filter medium as well as the instructions make it seem to.
No I didn't oil it, are you suppose too? How long did it take to get that dirty? If mine does that, I might switch to a non oiled. Alot of another intakes have a housing around the filter, I'm sure slowing down how fast the filter gets dirty.
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No I didn't oil it, are you suppose too? How long did it take to get that dirty? If mine does that, I might switch to a non oiled. Alot of another intakes have a housing around the filter, I'm sure slowing down how fast the filter gets dirty.
I read that it comes pre-oiled, it said it in the description on autoanything. I installed it august 10th. (i found my post from after i did it). Ya I don't like the oiling, its messy as shit and your supposed to wait like 45 minutes for it to wick up the filter then touch up the spots it didn't get. But it hardly wicked up at all, so I will have had to "touch it up" a hundred times.
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Yea dump that oiled crap. Dont want to over oil it, dont want to under oil. Go with the dry to avoid that fiasco.
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Yea dump that oiled crap. Dont want to over oil it, dont want to under oil. Go with the dry to avoid that fiasco.
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I should of got a dry one from the Start, hate wasting money! Lol
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I should of got a dry one from the Start, hate wasting money! Lol
right? wtf was I thinking. Oh well. Hopefully AJ gets back to me soon.
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