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1AIR FILTER Empty AIR FILTER on 10th April 2017, 5:32 pm

mightydquinn

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Hello again,

Can anyone recommend the least restrictive air filter with a 4 inch inlet, my HKS mushroom is a 3inch and I'm thinking if I'm going to be removing the MAF, I would like the least restriction possible on the air intake side!

I was thinking about not bothering with any filter as I know that's about the same as the mushroom filter, but I drive it on the road so I'd better not do that really!!

Thanks Chris

2AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 10th April 2017, 6:10 pm

nomad

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Performance High Flow Cone Air Filter (100mm) 4 Inch Neck Diameter BLUE/CHROME http://r.ebay.com/h6V29e


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3AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 10th April 2017, 6:15 pm

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Look at this on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/350836799485


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4AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 10th April 2017, 6:16 pm

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Second link ramair one sponge type with 100mm neck Wink


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5AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 10th April 2017, 9:13 pm

mightydquinn

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Cheers pal! It looks like that first one just a cheapo one! The ram air one looks very unrestrictive though which is good! I don't want a cheap one that turns out rubbish and gets sucked in on itself so hopefully that second one could be a good shout! Smile

6AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 10th April 2017, 9:24 pm

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No problem fella thought the ram air one looked more the part and less cheap thumbsup


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7AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 10th April 2017, 10:17 pm

Mr B

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Good filter that ramair for the money. I like foam and cones with front face also filter material rather than metal plate etc.
Made in UK too so you be supporting fellow british industry/workers rather than ying yang woo in shenzen china :-)

8AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 11th April 2017, 9:50 am

mightydquinn

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I will get one of those bought then! Like you say, it's also British and that deffo makes a change! Wink

9AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 11th April 2017, 10:05 am

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See i do have my uses Laughing


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10AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 11th April 2017, 3:27 pm

mike74

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That Ramair one looks like near identical construction to the Pipercross foam filters you get (although at a fraction of the price). I used to have the Pipercross one on my last R and can't really fault it. The only downside is that you've got to clean them more regularly than likes of a K&N filter. If it gets wet too its not ideal as I found out once...cursed ginormous puddles  Sad

11AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 11th April 2017, 4:10 pm

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Dont you oil them though wich helps repel water and grime ???


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12AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 11th April 2017, 6:18 pm

mike74

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Yeah you apply an aerosol based oil but only to the outside. If it gets splashed with water it sops it up in no time

13AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 11th April 2017, 6:23 pm

johnny gtir

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Personal choice Not a fan of foam filters they don't last long either

14AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 11th April 2017, 7:06 pm

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They are washable johnny so outlast paper type ...


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15AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 11th April 2017, 7:39 pm

johnny gtir

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I seen some expensive ones rot n get sucked in engine. Foam or similar to the hks ones ?

16AIR FILTER Empty Re: AIR FILTER on 19th April 2017, 7:52 pm

mightydquinn

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The air filter turned up today, it was tiny and looked like I could have sucked it through myself!! I rung the company who suggested this one instead......

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/271538316336

They were happy to refund the one I got too, so hopefully this one should be better but I'll know when it turns up!

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