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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-14-2016, 02:12 PM Thread Starter
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Air Filters-Cotton Gauze vs Foam Oil

I am new to Quads. I run in the desert mostly and am wondering what is the most protective air filter. Cotton Gauze like KN or Oiled Foam? Opinions please.
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You're air filter is not designed to block a tidal wave of fine sand. You'll need to add some extra protection to keep your engine free from all the grit. I suggest using a K&N pre-filter if you're using a K&N air filter or an airbox cover.

The pre-filter prolongs the life of your air filter and makes it easier to maintain.

The airbox cover is exactly what it says - a cover that covers your airbox providing additional protection from the sand while maintaining optimal airflow.

I ran a K&N and found deposits in my boot. . . So I bought a UNI filter and put a nylon over it and haven't found any sand in there yet and it didn't Take any power.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-12-2017, 04:19 PM
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hello. i suggest you the KN protective air filter.
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It's good that I got here - finally I will solve my problem. Greetings.
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