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May 1, 7:35pm - #169569 
Injen air filter... question...

Hey, my Injen filter is pretty hammered. I can straighten out the vanes, but i need to know how to clean it.. will the K&N recharger kit work on it?


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May 1, 7:37pm - #169570 
Didn't your Injen filter come with a cleaning kit?

It should work 'cuz I don't see why there would be a difference if it's designed for washable filters.

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May 1, 7:43pm - #169571 
no, it didn't...

I hope it does, because i have a feeling i'm loosing some major power through that filter...

Another question... is a K&N filter better than the Injen anyway? I might just go buy a new filter if it would be.


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May 1, 7:46pm - #169572 
I think Injen uses K&N's filter, they just rebadge it. If your filter is in pretty bad shape, I would just go out & buy a new one.

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May 1, 7:49pm - #169573 
i'll post a pic of it as soon as my brother gets here with my camera grin


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May 1, 7:52pm - #169574 
Try cleaning it first, if it doesn't do anything (performance wise) then just go out & buy a new filter.

How did it get in bad shape?

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May 1, 7:55pm - #169575 
the driver's side fender liner got ripped off my car on the highway because the bodyshop that repaired my car after my accident didn't put all of the plastic clips back into it, and i haven't been able to afford a new $65 liner since it happened, and it's been through a couple of wyoming snow storms.


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May 1, 11:07pm - #169576 
Yeah I've used the K&N recharge kit on my Injen filter twice now. works like a charm. Just be sure to let it air dry over night. Don't be tempted to hair dry it or something crazy. Do it in the evening & let it sit. Then don't overspray it. I haven't had a cel yet from overspray. (dirty MAF)

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May 2, 1:18am - #169577 
how often should a CAI filter be cleaned?

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May 2, 2:08am - #169578 
Originally Posted by carbon_blue_gt
Hey, my Injen filter is pretty hammered. I can straighten out the vanes, but i need to know how to clean it.. will the K&N recharger kit work on it?


yeah it works perfectly, i use the same thing on my Injen CAI filter. and thumbsup

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May 2, 7:43am - #169579 
Originally Posted by vietnamese2004
how often should a cai filter be cleaned?


About every 6 months, or whenever you think it might be dirty! thumbsup

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May 2, 9:51am - #169580 
Originally Posted by tgts2000
Originally Posted by vietnamese2004
how often should a cai filter be cleaned?


About every 6 months, or whenever you think it might be dirty! thumbsup


if you have a CAI--every 6 months (depends on rain & dust)

if you have SRI--whenever it appears dirty.

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