Intro Air filters Are one of the Most coMMon Mods done, they’re cheAP, Provide induction noise And, As MAny wrongly believe, offer An iMMediAte Power gAin. is there A difference between A $20 Air filter And A $200 Air filter? do they flow the sAMe And, More iMPortAntly, do they Provide the sAMe level of Protection? we selected ten of the Most PoPulAr Pod filters to Put through our Punishing tests.
the AeM dryflow filter – which never requires oiling - is certainly impressive in terms of its quality, and it backed up our impressions with an excellent performance in the filtration test. the airflow test did see it ranked a little poorly, but at least it would redeem itself by doing a great job of protecting your engine.
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A’PEXi Power Intake
A’PeXi were the only Japanese brand of filter in the test to use a pleated gauze type design, but sadly the performance from this filter was slightly disappointing. both the filtration and airflow rankings were surprising, both just below average.
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HKS Direct Drive
with the biggest reputation of the lot, the hKs direct drive filter had a lot of pressure on its shoulders. it was a huge shock when it failed to deliver a stellar performance. Airflow-wise it finished sixth with 539.6cfm. the gapped sponge material also failed the filtration test, delivering a poor result.
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K&n have always maintained a great name when it comes to automotive filters and this test shows just why. the filter might not be the highest flowing but it...