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    Default Never buying K&N again...

    Opened the hood up today to see this on the intake piece that came with my K&N air intake. I really liked K&N but after seeing this under my hood during a routine cleaning, never buying K&N again...

    If you dont see the problem...check out the black paint...

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    K1500 5.7L Chevy Suburban
    290000+ miles
    K&N CAI
    Black Bear Performance Tune
    TCI Servo and Shift Kit
    Long Tube Ceramic Pacesetter Headers
    Custom Side Swept Dual Exhaust
    Dual 2.5in electric DMH Performance Exhaust Cutouts
    BFG A/T 285s

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    How did that happen? How long have you had the K&N intake on your truck?
    04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light


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    Quote Originally Posted by TELORVEHC View Post
    How did that happen? How long have you had the K&N intake on your truck?
    I have no idea how it happened I was in shock when I saw it like that this afternoon. I have probably had that on my truck since about 2005 or 2006.
    K1500 5.7L Chevy Suburban
    290000+ miles
    K&N CAI
    Black Bear Performance Tune
    TCI Servo and Shift Kit
    Long Tube Ceramic Pacesetter Headers
    Custom Side Swept Dual Exhaust
    Dual 2.5in electric DMH Performance Exhaust Cutouts
    BFG A/T 285s

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    wow i had a K&N on my civic and never had that happen
    Go-Recon "xtreme" amber scanning tail gate light strip, Cobra ultra2 CB radio W/ 4 foot firestix antennas, dual exhaust with 40 series single in dual out muffler, 305/65R17 Mickey Thomson Baja ATZ on 17 inch Mickey Thompson Side Biters, 3 inch body lift

    "when the going gets tough the tough get cyclic:fighting0019:"
    "use the force luke:fighting0040:"

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    Is that black gunk? Its not Paint paint is it? Did you ever clean the filter and oil it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by sstoner911 View Post
    Is that black gunk? Its not Paint paint is it? Did you ever clean the filter and oil it?
    That is the throttle body mount that came with my K&N air intake kit and it was painted black when I got...
    K1500 5.7L Chevy Suburban
    290000+ miles
    K&N CAI
    Black Bear Performance Tune
    TCI Servo and Shift Kit
    Long Tube Ceramic Pacesetter Headers
    Custom Side Swept Dual Exhaust
    Dual 2.5in electric DMH Performance Exhaust Cutouts
    BFG A/T 285s

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