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I didn't pay much more than that for my Volant. It was a tight fit getting mine in, but I don't see any "issues" with it. It sounds good and looks great when I pop the hood. Plus the powercore filter (or whatever it's called) is supposed to be excellent at keeping crap out. Best of all it isn't an oiled filter.

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I do love the Volant, but I think I will be getting the AFE stage II....probably the best bang for the buck!!!!
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Yeah, I got mine with the dry filter from Summit Racing for $299 + $13 shipping. Again, couldn't be happier!
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Great prices. I think all things considered, the AFE Stage 2 is the best option. I have heard that the Airaid has a funny noise at WOT. What made you guys go with the dry filter? Doesn't the oiled one flow more air and block more particles?
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Oiled one will flow a little more air, but isn't as good at trapping dirt. K&N filters are among the worst at trapping dirt, but have the best airflow rate.
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Well crap, Timmy! Way to make deciding more difficult. More air flow, better filtration, more air flow, better filtration.....
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Oiled is old school....dry is new school....some things get better with time, others get worse!
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And ps....I will be getting a dry filter, I'd rather protect the engine and lose 1hp to gain engine life! The new dry filters are awesome!
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I just didn't want to deal with cleaning/oiling my filter. If you don't get it right that oil can be a pain! I'd rather just tap and vacuum my filter. And possibly give it a bubble bath!
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