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#1 (permalink) Old 09-13-2004, 03:45 PM
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I'm not an idiot with cars at all but is there some sort of trick to get the air filter out so I can replace with a K&N? it looks like it would be easy but I can't get mine to do anything at all.


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If your just trying to get the airbox out, push in on the tabs and pull up. There are tabs on each end. Its very easy.

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yeah thats what I tried to do but mine won't budge at all, it must be messed up or something


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Put some force into it. Not to much, but you know what I mean.

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Make sure u push in on both tabs and pull up.The K&N stock Filter fits very tight, so lube the side of the airbox.

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