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Old 03-14-2006, 02:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Help me choose a filter!

I'm planning on doing a custom CAI within the next couple weeks. I'm about to order a cone filter, but I can't decide which filter to order. Does anyone have any experience with these filters, or....which one would you get?

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K&N RU-5111
Outlet Flange: 3"
Bottom Diameter: 4.5"
Length: 5.75"
Price: $30.03

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K&N RE-0930
Outlet Flange: 3"
Bottom Diameter: 6"
Length: 6"
Price: $46.67

Any feedback is appreciated. Thanks guys.
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Probably either one will work. K&N uses the RC-4690 in their own CAI. It's about the same diameter, but almost 8" long. They also have a GenII CAI. The only difference I see with it is a shorter, oval tapered filter. I would guess it's better to go with the larger filter, if money and fitment is not a problem.
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This is the type of air filter I use....

http://www.itgairfilters.com/

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