Re: K&N - Best way to clean??
In article <email@example.com>,
Jon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Finally got round to cleaning my 200tdi K&N filter last night.
> The proper cleaner worked wonders getting the oil and rubbish off/out
> BUT it did not seem to cean to remove the oil impregnated mud that has
> lodged itself between the filter material and the steel gauze.
> A stiff paintbrush removed some more mud but I still couldnt get it
> all out.
> K&N Destructions say you never direct water from the outside inwards
> as this only makes things worse...
> So how can I get it out, or should I leave the last 10% - 15% of it
> in. There is only 1 real dirty bit and thats about the size of the
> air intake pipe that goes into the canister.
How about using the K&N cleaning kit - includes a detergent to get the
crud out, then a spray-on oil to recharge it.
Although, given my recent experience with the K&N in my Disco, I'm
tempted to suggest the best way is to throw away the K&N and put a paper
filter in instead :)