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What are your thoughts on the K&N Filter or the BMC Filter for the F 56? The BMC Filter is a little pricey compared to the K&N. Is the airflow on the BMC that much better who is running either one?

K&N 33-3025


BMC FB813/01

 

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Nothing noticeable really. MPG increase is marginal and (like most manufacturers) they say the horsepower and torque will increase but that's hard to prove just by slapping a filter in and going for a drive.
I installed this mostly for convenience and serviceability, with all the desert driving we do I tend to replace a lot of airfilters, especially in summer. This one I just vacuum it clean and go on.
 
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I've got a k&n panel filter in my SD, there does seem to be more induction noise but can't say I've noticed any noticeable increase in performance or economy.
 
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I'm running a K&N on my Vette, Suburban, and Mini and have been happy with them all. If it's oil "soaked" then you're doing it wrong and can cause damage from introducing oil into the intake. A light application of oil after cleaning and drying the filter element is all it takes. I follow the instructions and put a light bead of oil on the ridges of the filter and let it sit for a couple hours to spread throughout the filter element. After waiting you can tell if you have good coverage. You use the least amount necessary for coverage.
 

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I'm running a K&N on my Vette, Suburban, and Mini and have been happy with them all. If it's oil "soaked" then you're doing it wrong and can cause damage from introducing oil into the intake. A light application of oil after cleaning and drying the filter element is all it takes. I follow the instructions and put a light bead of oil on the ridges of the filter and let it sit for a couple hours to spread throughout the filter element. After waiting you can tell if you have good coverage. You use the least amount necessary for coverage.
100% correct. "Soaked" was just a term we used around the shop for them.
 
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