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post #1 of 11 Old 01-25-2013, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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too small of an air filter

the previous owner has put a afe box with a small k and n filter. i think it is too small. would a filter for a 6.0 work better. just thinking about this. to cold to be outside.
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the previous owner has put a afe box with a small k and n filter. i think it is too small. would a filter for a 6.0 work better. just thinking about this. to cold to be outside.
So you saying you have an AFE set up with a K&N replacement filter?

IMHO the easiest thing to do would be a 6637 style air filter. Great filtration, good flow (supports over 400rwhp) and long life filter.

A 6.0 air filter is a great filter but would require bit of work to fit and would look a little mickey mouse.

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Re: too small of an air filter

X2 on the vote for the 6637 filter...

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I am no expert, but all of the AFE intakes I have seen ust their own filter. That being said, too small or not if if the filter element does not seal TIGHT you are in trouble and need to make it right - pronto
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I say take it out and install 6637 setup

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i want to do the 6637, but no napa close by.
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i want to do the 6637, but no napa close by.
Try a Baldwin, Donaldson or fg equiv...must have a distributor located near you somewhere...

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Re: too small of an air filter

Any good parts store should be able to cross check the part number... also try WIX 46637. Where they will get you is on the price. Local stores here quoted me almost double ($54) what I was able to get the online for ($30), including shipping. To be fair, it should be known that I asked for only one at the parts store and ended up ordering 6 online, which saved alot of shipping. ($12 s+h on 1st, $2 ea additional)

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i saw someone posted this awhile back and i saved the link for when i get my next one, its the cheapest i have seen so far
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OffTopic: Ram: Nice sig pic! Huge, but worth it!

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