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What oil for my K&N air filter

Old 05-12-2018, 03:01 PM
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Default What oil for my K&N air filter

Hi all. Just checked my air filter and having been stood in a hot/dry atmosphere for 5 years it's well, pretty dry. Can I use any reasonably liquid (ie not too viscous) oil or do I need to buy a special variety?
Old 05-12-2018, 03:11 PM
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After its cleaned, use the K&N filter oil and spray it on. Go light on it and let it soak in.
Old 05-13-2018, 10:44 AM
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Make sure it is not `breaking down' as sitting in dry heat for that long may have deteriorated it.
Old 05-30-2018, 01:24 PM
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I use the K&N oil itself. They have it in a spray can and it's very convenient. 28 year old filter still going strong.
Old 06-06-2018, 07:09 AM
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The K&N spray is not like an oil. Its more tacky stuff than regular oil and stays in place. K&N spray is more like glue that doesn't dry. Oil will run down.
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