I think there is a lot of truth in what you say about air filters and
performance, but one thing is certainly different as far as K&N filters are
concerned is the ability to keep flowing and more importantly filtering as time
Lawrie Alexander wrote:
> When I was in business in Santa Barbara a few years ago, I was lucky enough
> to have a customer who was always looking for ways to spend money on
> "dress-up" and "go-fast" goodies for his early B roadster. One thing he kept
> playing with was different styles of fancy air cleaners. They all looked
> more effective than the factory originals, and some were even a lot more
> expensive (K&N, for example), suggesting that they would be really good.
> Our combined conclusion after several months? The air cleaners which give
> the best performance on a stock B engine are the originals, fitted exactly
> as the factory intended. Which is good news, in a way, as they are usually
> still there and the refills are very inexpensive!
> British Sportscar Center
> ----Original Message-----
> From: Carl French <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
> Date: Thursday, November 18, 1999 7:05 AM
> Subject: air filters
> >I wish to return to stock appearance air filters, I currently have the
> >generic flat chrome ones. I was considering using KN filter elements for
> >the elements. Any and all thoughts would really be appreciated. Also can
> >you discretly increase the air flow of the stock system somehow? Is that
> >needed? if so could I make cut-outs on the back side or something
> >equally stupid. Lawrie? others?
> >Carl W. French
> >Woopie!! it's above 30 again! what a great excuse for a top down drive!
> >Be back in a bit.