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I need some advise on a drop in air filter. I don't want to put a CAI in just a filter that breathes better than the paper element. One that is dry would be my first choice. Thanks in advance!
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K&N is a good choice, a few members on here have one installed.
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do they make/offer an aftermarket performance Dry filter for the oem box?
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I haven't found any non-oiled aftermarket filters to put in the stock box.
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AFE Pro Dry

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go get a bfi lol
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Just put a K&N drop in filter in the stock air box. So far very happy with it, my RAM growls now . I'm actually quite surprised at the difference it seems to have made. It definitely feels like the engine is breathing better. I do have a related question however, the instructions were not very clear on how to clean it. The box indicates that it is washable and reusable. So does anyone know the process and does it involve the recharge kit Sorry hope I'm not thread jacking here.
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the recharge kit will explain everything to you. Since you asked this is how Ive been cleaning mine. I spray it down with the cleaner on both sides then run water thru it opposite of air path getting sucked thru, purpose is to knock dirt particles out the way it got trapped in. I spray it down again and I fill up a bucket of water and submerge the whole filter and just move it around in the water. Let it air dry only, overnight..thats why you kept your stock filter to use while its drying :-) a lil perk for keeping your oem intake..Oiling? follow the directions. GL
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Yep, it's going to be a K&N drop in for me on the next filter change.

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