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Old 11-24-2007, 11:58 PM   #1
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so over holiday break i am planning on gutting my airbox and dropping in a new filter. the K&N from checker is $60, and the Purolator Air Filter is 11.99
http://www.partsamerica.com/ProductD...Type=2&PTSet=A

the Purolator Pure One Air Filter is 20.99
http://www.partsamerica.com/ProductD...Type=2&PTSet=A

any difference between the 2 Purolators? are these improvements over the stock filter?
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I don't have any experience with the Purolators, but if you're getting the K&N, get it from www.ajusa.com. You won't find it cheaper anywhere else and I believe shipping is free.
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Bonnevillan, can you please put your year and trim level in your signature?
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I'm using the Amsoil EaA filter and I like it alot. Doesn't need to be oiled like the K&N. It costs less than $40.00. There is a member that is an authorized vendor.
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Well if you go purolator...which is the filter I'd recommend for anything available...go with the PureONE. Stick with it for oil filters, air filters, PCV valves, fuel filters, etc. Purolator in my mind would be OE Good quality...if you want premium, go with K&N products or, if you prefer, Amsoil.
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Bonnevillan, can you please put your year and trim level in your signature?
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i'm still not clear wether these are an improvement over stock. i don't have the money for a premium filter at the moment.
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K&N and Amsoil will allow better airflow and filtration than stock. I don't know about Puralator, so can't say. To get max benefit from gutted airbox, you will want better airflow than stock allows.
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if you can, i suggest getting a performance filter, they do make a difference
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Default Re: filter for gutted airbox?

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so over holiday break i am planning on gutting my airbox and dropping in a new filter. the K&N from checker is $60, and the Purolator Air Filter is 11.99
$60 seems pricy… Last I checked I got my old stock replacement K&N filter from Walmart for about $45 but that was maybe over 2 years ago.
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if you can, i suggest getting a performance filter, they do make a difference
I agree, my first mod on my Bonnie (aside from a BCA adjustment) was a gutted airbox with a K&N and it worked out great; but that was with a L67. My best friend used to have a 98 SE and I gutted his airbox and slapped in a K&N and I was surprised how the L36 reacted to that little mod.

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