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AEM Filter cleaner?

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by HatchSpeeD, Mar 19, 2005.

  1. HatchSpeeD

    HatchSpeeD ...Hi...

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    I have a aem short-ram and the filter looks pretty dirty. Is it alright to clean it off in a bucket of water or what is the best way to clean it? Do you have to use the aem filter cleaner?
     
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    B18aCRX Senior Member

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    You should use the K&N or AEM filter cleaner because the oil is actually what helps catch the dust particles.
     
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    dohcvtec_accord WRX Sellout

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    There are two different products here. The filter cleaner, and the filter oil.

    The cleaner isn't necessary. It's basically repackaged dish soap that they're selling to you at a huge markup. Yes, you can use dish soap and a high-pressure stream to clean your filter. That's what I do.

    However, as B18aCRX suggested, you should use the oil after the filter is cleaned and dried, because it does most of the filtering.
     
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    B16CRX Senior Member

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    I beleive the K&N filter Charger kits are around $15-$20. Worth it IMO.
     
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