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Old 06-11-2002, 04:12 PM
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Originally posted by myarmar
Oil analysis indicated silicon level abnormally high (bad filtration), much higher then with the OEM filter.
Interesting. Good way to go about it...

Originally posted by myarmar
In addition, the cleaning and oiling is major PITA.
I agree.

I used K&N's for years on bikes and race cars, and don't think them a poor choice. But, otoh, MB OE filters are quite inexpensive, seem to do an excellent job, and I have oiled enough filters for a damn lifetime...
John Shellenberg
1998 C230 "Black Betty" 240K

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