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Old 09-17-2015, 07:46 AM   #71
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It was in response to the post above yours when the other poster mentioned I could offer a cleaning service lol.


edited to avoid any confusion or ppl thinking I was insulting anyone. Definitely not the case.
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Old 09-17-2015, 07:54 AM   #73
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Hey man, you'd be surprised what people will pay others to do when they don't feel like doing it.

YES, they can do it. But most people probably won't. I WILL! I like taking the intake and TB off once every few months just to make sure it is all clean. Catch can is also a must for me on both of my Mustangs. To add additional help with keeping things clean.

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Who are you calling an idiot?
He was just referring to the people who don't keep up on maintenance with their cars.



I would love to finish up the maintenance on my 2011 if the body shops ever finish the car! LOL

I already have new RP oil and filter, RP Diff fluid and gasket, RP Trans fluid w filter and gasket, brake pads and rotors, Steeda Trans bushing and Barton bracket, catch can, battery, headlight bulbs, and a few other small things just sitting. Waiting to go on/in the car.
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So should I be worried with running my ROUSH CAI? How often do yall recommend cleaning the filter ?


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So should I be worried with running my ROUSH CAI? How often do yall recommend cleaning the filter ?


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Hey man, you'd be surprised what people will pay others to do when they don't feel like doing it.

YES, they can do it. But most people probably won't. I WILL! I like taking the intake and TB off once every few months just to make sure it is all clean. Catch can is also a must for me on both of my Mustangs. To add additional help with keeping things clean.



He was just referring to the people who don't keep up on maintenance with their cars.



I would love to finish up the maintenance on my 2011 if the body shops ever finish the car! LOL

I already have new RP oil and filter, RP Diff fluid and gasket, RP Trans fluid w filter and gasket, brake pads and rotors, Steeda Trans bushing and Barton bracket, catch can, battery, headlight bulbs, and a few other small things just sitting. Waiting to go on/in the car.
Didn't your k&n filter cause all of those paint blemishes and dents?
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Didn't your k&n filter cause all of those paint blemishes and dents?
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K&N filters are the best out there. Have you seen the amount of dirt &grime it collects over time ?? I don't believe a cheap paper filter can out filter the K&N. I had a K&N on my 94 GT @ 41k miles and used the same filter until I sold it @ 165k miles and ZERO issues.
You'd be wrong then. K&N type filters advertise that they offer up to 50% more air flow... which you simply cannot achieve without reducing the amount/quality of filtration.

When I bought my Mustang I used the info display to monitor my air intake temp. I then bought a CAI and continued to monitor it. The results were IDENTICAL. The mere fact that they call it a COLD air intake is false. All they do is make your engine louder by replacing your factory tube that has a resonator in it while reducing filtration which is common sense that it is not good for your engine.

Bottom line is I am a former CAI believer and owner that has come to his senses after doing the proper research. It has been proven many times that CAIs offer no tangible performance gains.

If you like how they look in your engine bay and want the louder noise and have money to burn, then that's one thing. But if you want one to increase performance you'd be MUCH better off skipping the CAI and just getting a tune, IMO.

And if it is noise you are looking for, you can achieve that by simply replacing the tube with and keeping your stock airbox. This route protects your engine and only costs $100.
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You'd be wrong then. K&N type filters advertise that they offer up to 50% more air flow... which you simply cannot achieve without reducing the amount/quality of filtration.

When I bought my Mustang I used the info display to monitor my air intake temp. I then bought a CAI and continued to monitor it. The results were IDENTICAL. The mere fact that they call it a COLD air intake is false. All they do is make your engine louder by replacing your factory tube that has a resonator in it while reducing filtration which is common sense that it is not good for your engine.

Bottom line is I am a former CAI believer and owner that has come to his senses after doing the proper research. It has been proven many times that CAIs offer no tangible performance gains.

If you like how they look in your engine bay and want the louder noise and have money to burn, then that's one thing. But if you want one to increase performance you'd be MUCH better off skipping the CAI and just getting a tune, IMO.

And if it is noise you are looking for, you can achieve that by simply replacing the tube with and keeping your stock airbox. This route protects your engine and only costs $100.
This is why I go with a drop in filter and Airaid tube in both Mustangs.
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Intakes make a difference in some applications.
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This is why I go with a drop in filter and Airaid tube in both Mustangs.
This is what I should have gone with over my Airaid hot air intake that I have now.

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You guys must not know about the 3v a whole lot. The design of the intake wasn't nearly as good until 20q0
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Nope, I'm just referring to the 3.7. Its proven that the factory airbox is not restrictive and is actually more of a CAI than any aftermarket CAI.

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Hence why I said some applications..
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Why not just rubber band some panty hose over the TB?
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See my sig, I did the research & have a catch can too. This thread was started in 2012, right?
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Hence why I said some applications..
Sorry, thought you were referring to the 3.7.

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Nope they are usless 2011 plus. And maybe all of 2010 plus not sure on that though
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Why not just rubber band some panty hose over the TB?
Well because it's common sense that it is not good for your engine.

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Aww cmon. I thought we were less concerned about safety and wanted more air!
Well I do believe it makes for a great sound.(If you ever heard a woman with panty hose fart.) LMAO
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This is why I go with a drop in filter and Airaid tube in both Mustangs.
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well i do believe it makes for a great sound.(if you ever heard a woman with panty hose fart.) lmao
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The only time a foam filter will not filter BETTER than a paper filter is when the foam filter is either poorly designed or poorly maintained.


It is one of those two. Probably a tall cocktail of both of them mixed.


Car people suck at dirtbike filters.
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I didnt say your engine will fail its just common sense. If a filter can breathe better then obviously it will not filter dirt as well. It doesnt even have to be proven its obvious thinking. Also the million mile warranty is for the filter only not for your engine.
That is not true..

Surface area matters.

Say each square inch of the actual filtering surface will allow 10 CFM of purely filtered air through.

Now lets say another filter will allow 20 CFM of 50% filtered air through.

What happens when the first filter I listed has 1000 Cubic inches of filtering surface, but filter #2 has 100 cubic inches of filtering surface area?
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I forgot to add that if you over-oil your k&n it can damage your MAF. That is not a myth, K&N stated that themselves. Oiled properly it's fine, so just take care when you re-oil it.
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That is not true..

Surface area matters.

Say each square inch of the actual filtering surface will allow 10 CFM of purely filtered air through.

Now lets say another filter will allow 20 CFM of 50% filtered air through.

What happens when the first filter I listed has 1000 Cubic inches of filtering surface, but filter #2 has 100 cubic inches of filtering surface area?
Exactly, less filter = more dirt. Also, your engine is only capable of handling so much air. Too much and you ridk running lean and that is def not good for your engine.

Let that filter dry out and see how long it takes for you to throw a code.

Lots of $ and hassle for MAYBE 4 hp gain. Go with the stock box and filter.
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Yea using a k&n air filter will cause you to shoot your eye out
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why not just rubber band some panty hose over the tb?

or do like we did in the 60's to get cold air to the twin four barrel carbs in the drag cars. We removed the headlights and ran dryer vent hose to the aircleaner housing, no filter we rebuilt weekly
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Who pulled this old *** post up? Lot of misinfomation here
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Are you kidding me?! I had to research the s*** out of the internet to find the pantyhose tip.
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Are you kidding me?! I had to research the s*** out of the internet to find the pantyhose tip.

WE TRIED THE PANTY HOSE FILTER TRICK TOO, WAY BACK WHEN. ONE LEAN BACKFIRE THROUGHT THE INTAKE AND PANTY HOSE WAS ON FIRE
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