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Justice Nov 28, 7:42pm - #63644 

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stupid ques on short ram

how often should i clean the filter? where do i get the cleaning kit for the Short Ram?
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Kim Nov 28, 8:13pm - #63645 
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i would sugest cleaning once a year. each filter has a cleaning kit, the K&n filters have the recharger kit, AEM has one. most likey you can find them at any pep boys, auto zone or kragen.

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Justice Nov 28, 8:56pm - #63646 

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thumbsup thanx
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isaac Nov 29, 2:23am - #63647 
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From...
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They only need to be cleaned when they are dirty... i live in SoCalifornia - so I need to clean mine every 3 to 5 months... some people might live in Vancouver and those need to clean less often

its a good rule-of-thumb to clean something when it gets dirty...

the cleaning kits cost about $10 from your local Pepboys/Track Auto/Chief/Autozone and can be used for more than once thumbsup

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isaac Nov 29, 2:24am - #63648 
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FYI ... this is the CABIN FILTER inside my car... it has to be changed every 3 to 4 months

.. just imagine what the filter sitting outside you car looks like every 3 to 4 months wave

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VSGTS14 Nov 29, 5:16am - #63649 

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clean it when it's necesary, as in when it's dirty.

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Chiller Nov 29, 5:19am - #63650 
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
clean it when it's necesary, as in when it's dirty.

well said

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pinoyesv6 Nov 29, 6:17pm - #63651 
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just remember with the k&n filters, they work better when they are dirty. when they are really dirty, thats when you can clean them.
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isaac Nov 29, 9:57pm - #63652 
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Originally Posted by pinoyesv6
just remember with the k&n filters, they work better when they are dirty. when they are really dirty, thats when you can clean them.


what you said doesnt make sense...

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fastceli2001 Nov 29, 10:01pm - #63653 

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Originally Posted by isaac
Originally Posted by pinoyesv6
just remember with the k&n filters, they work better when they are dirty. when they are really dirty, thats when you can clean them.


what you said doesnt make sense...
yes it does. some of the dirt on the oil actually helps filter out more dirt. but when there is too much it impeeds airflow. read it from my recharger kit thumbsup

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VSGTS14 Nov 29, 10:35pm - #63654 

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Originally Posted by fastceli2001
Originally Posted by isaac
Originally Posted by pinoyesv6
just remember with the k&n filters, they work better when they are dirty. when they are really dirty, thats when you can clean them.


what you said doesnt make sense...
yes it does. some of the dirt on the oil actually helps filter out more dirt. but when there is too much it impeeds airflow. read it from my recharger kit thumbsup


yes, that is true.
I think you were a little wordy on the first reply because i had no idea what it said.

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