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Old 06-28-2007, 07:32 PM
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There are lots of write-ups about K&N filters -- some positive and some negative. But even in the negative articles, all indications are that they flow just fine (maybe slightly better than stock). That their weak spot was their ability to filter fine particles... and the fact that the oil has the potential to wreak havock with MAF sensors.

I've never heard/read anything that indicates they flow poorly. In fact, they are used in lots of racing applications in which they're run at WOT for extended periods. If they failed, I'm pretty sure the racing community would drop them like a hot potato.

Your tech's logic sounds a little cloudy. I'd get a second opinion.

Just my 2 cents, arguably worth that.

Jeff Pierce
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