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Old 07-13-2007, 05:50 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Biffmeistro View Post
It was proven that at low throttle (Highway cruising, mostly) that the K&N does nothing for FE. Only at wider throttle does the K&N make any difference (If at all)
I rarely push the pedal all the way down and slowly accelerate to highway speed as a result of trying to keep my RPMs low. But even without high FE savings the K&N filter will pay for itself quickly in air filter replacement savings. I anticipate that over the next year it will save me anywhere from $45-60 (3 filters at $15-20/each) assuming I change filters every 15K miles. So it should pay for itself within a year. I bought K&N filter for stock housing AND recharge kit for $50 shipped. I will install next month AFTER I get Scanguage so I can properly monitor and check for any differences in FE

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