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6637 filter mod vs gravel roads?

I have to drive 8 miles to work and back everyday on gravel roads and do a bit more gravel driving in the summer time

Does that make the filter mod a bad idea for me?

How well will it filter the dust?

How often will I have to change it?

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As long as it is sealed correctly I don't think it will be a problem.


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It is one of the best filters you can get. It is actually a filter for heavy equipment....so yeah...dust is no problem

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Look at the donaldson version if you're gonna be doing anything like in your sig pic. The donaldson is a hydrophobic filter.

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The napa gold is a donaldson filter just for info purposes...

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Ok but even though it's for heavy equipment it's still going to be open and not in a box that won't matter?

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The only thing the box really does it keep water out.


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Ok I just don't want to have clean it every 3 days ya kno?

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the box actually seals worse than the donaldson/6637 so your better off, good luck

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I have to drive 8 miles to work and back everyday on gravel roads and do a bit more gravel driving in the summer time

Does that make the filter mod a bad idea for me?

How well will it filter the dust?

How often will I have to change it?
This is an even better reason to run this filter than most of us have.

Remember, the idea of the filter is to "filter" dirty air. A k&n or any other "performance" filter would be total **** in your app.

This is probably the best thing you can do for your engine (by installing the 6637 filter).

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