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Mar 2, 10:48am - #115596 
how to clean the intake filter

Hey can anybody tell me how to clean the Injen CAI's filter because mine is all fill with the dirt on it. Someone told me you just clean it with just spraying water on it. Is there any special kind of solution can clean it off?


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Mar 2, 10:51am - #115597 
i just bought a new one... rofl i was lazy...

I think you can just spray it off...but you have to oil it when ur done

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Mar 2, 10:52am - #115598 
u need a filter recharger kit... you can get it at pep boys or autozone ect...

its about 12 bucks, and there's 2 steps. instructions are on the bottles.

water wont do jack and you will remove all the oil (that you need) from the filter.

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Mar 2, 10:53am - #115599 
There is a K&N filter cleaning kit that you can buy at any auto part store. Make sure you oil the filter after it is dry.


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Mar 2, 10:54am - #115600 
Damn... everyone replies at the same time now. laughsilly


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Mar 2, 11:56am - #115601 
Here you go... K&N cleaning Instructions and examples of K&N cleaning products and oils here... Air filter cleaning products

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Mar 2, 12:22pm - #115602 
how offen do you have to clean your filter? smile


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Mar 2, 12:24pm - #115603 
Originally Posted by CELIBORGY
how offen do you have to clean your filter? smile


K&N said every 50,000 miles. But, you should clean it a little more often.


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Mar 2, 12:26pm - #115604 
just remember NOT TO OVER-OIL the filter. the oil will get to your mafs and gunk will collect hampering performance. just use as directed and you'll be cool for a while. thumbsup


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Mar 2, 12:49pm - #115605 
Yeah the K&N stuff works just fine I got it at pep boys for like $10, my filter was extremly dirty and now its clean wink


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Mar 2, 9:40pm - #115606 
Thanks for the information guys. But it will be pain in the ass to clean because the filter is all the way down to the wheel so everytime you gotta remove the bumper first.


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Mar 3, 1:31am - #115607 
yeah, pretty much, if you get tired of doing it you can get a Short Ram

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Mar 3, 5:51am - #115608 
Originally Posted by Bing
Thanks for the information guys. But it will be pain in the ass to clean because the filter is all the way down to the wheel so everytime you gotta remove the bumper first.


You don't have to remove your bumper. Just turn your wheels to the right. Then get the filter out through the wheel well. There is plenty of room.


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