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      01-22-2020, 03:37 AM   #1
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Ram air filters good or bad

Hi thinking of fitting after seeing diy post

Told can cover maf sensor in oil is this true or
Fit ? Have some on order
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Don't use oil based filters and better still stick to stock, don't make a lot of difference just more noise.
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Don't use oil based filters and better still stick to stock, don't make a lot of difference just more noise.
There. Not oil based as there made of sponge
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There. Not oil based as there made of sponge
Should be ok then if sponge,'ram air' with tubes coming to grille? then will it be ok in a downpour.
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There. Not oil based as there made of sponge
Should be ok then if sponge,'ram air' with tubes coming to grille? then will it be ok in a downpour.
Yea haven't run any tubes to the grill as it sits in the Oem air filter boxes but I may fit an air duct from the grill that replaces Oem
Air duct to feed the foam cone
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Yea haven't run any tubes to the grill as it sits in the Oem air filter boxes but I may fit an air duct from the grill that replaces Oem
Air duct to feed the foam cone
Sounds good,will you be cutting the boxes open or just directing it to the openings at the bottom of boxes.
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i have read that these aren't great for filtration. Alot of dust and grit gets into inlet tract. Not sure how true this is...
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i have read that these aren't great for filtration. Alot of dust and grit gets into inlet tract. Not sure how true this is...
What would u recommend guess lot people use them
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i have read that these aren't great for filtration. Alot of dust and grit gets into inlet tract. Not sure how true this is...
What would u recommend guess lot people use them
Just directing the air to the bottoms of the Oem
Boxes really from
Air coming in from
Grills really
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