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#14: 02-01-2013, 09:35 AM
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Originally Posted by underground000 View Post
how much is this also depends on the panel filter material? oil-less vs oiled panel filter?

*I see you did compare K&N to K&N and this is what your results are based on. Do you predict a much different result with another panel filter? K&N isnt much liked in the subie community because of the oiled filter and MAF
I think that a paper filter would flow close to the the same. There have been other tests (not by me) that show that the difference between a K&N style and and oem drop-in make hardly any difference. What I don't like about the oiled filters is the increased amount of silica that is found in an oil analysis.

Originally Posted by urfsin View Post
OP, it's interesting that the panel filter is supposed to flow more air. There was a guy on here awhile back who fabbed up a stock intake where the panel filter is exposed directly to the air (took out the piping feeding it). I wonder how a set up like that would measure out with flow rates.....
The panel filter flows more because it has more overall surface area