K&N filter

Discussion in 'Fiesta ST Engine Upgrades' started by LuvfiestaST, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. LuvfiestaST

    LuvfiestaST Active Member

    Has anyone used K&N filters in your cars?
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  3. Firesail

    Firesail Active Member

    I have one in my FiST. Had one in my 2011 SES. Have one in my 1997 Ranger STX.:happy:
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  4. LuvfiestaST

    LuvfiestaST Active Member

    I googled it and boy is there a lot of negativity about them.. I threw one in my car today
  5. eRic

    eRic Active Member

    I had a K&N filter in my 2011 Fiesta for about 90 days until I got a cold air intake for it that came with a dry flow filter. The only "problem" that I'm aware of with K&N filter is when people OVER OIL them and the oil gets onto the MAF and ruins it. Other than that they are fine. I got a Green filter from FSWERKS for my Fiesta ST which is similar to K&N.
  6. mossdahaus

    mossdahaus Member

    ...and some local guy bought his K&N off of him awaiting Cobbs intake. Lol
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  7. LuvfiestaST

    LuvfiestaST Active Member

    So why all the bad articles on them?
  8. F1ST

    F1ST Member

    Do we have to worry about MAF fouling? I didn't think we had a MAF. Probably not going to run a K&N. Have done it on past vehicles and don't like worrying over maintaining it.
  9. Smokin

    Smokin Active Member

    Name something there is not a lot of negative comments about.

    Other than the FiST of course!!
  10. LuvfiestaST

    LuvfiestaST Active Member

  11. RodMoe

    RodMoe Well-Known Member

    lol too funny I saw that ...
  12. LuvfiestaST

    LuvfiestaST Active Member

    Just trying to find out about the K&N filters that all
  13. vixenlotus

    vixenlotus Member

    K&N filters (as well as the Green brand) do flow better. At the end of the day you may pick up 2HP with this filter. The problem with them is that they let in a lot more dirt. if you plan on keeping your car for a long time they are not the thing to get.
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  14. LuvfiestaST

    LuvfiestaST Active Member

    Well at least 6 yrs..;))
  15. CrookedRacer

    CrookedRacer Active Member

    I just got a K&N and I'm just going to run it during events (not RallyCross ones). I'll swap the paper one back in for driving through the demolition/construction zone known as Our Nation's Capital.
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  16. Purepump

    Purepump Member

    The whizzing intake sound toned down after the change, what that means I dont have a clue.

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