Air Filter Preference?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Upkeep' started by JimmyA, Jun 26, 2013.

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  1. JimmyA

    JimmyA Member 100 Posts

    What is the preference? I'm thinking of a Purolator(paper) for my truck! Any suggestions?
  2. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Moderator 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    K&N in my ride since day 1
  3. K15 Blazer Guy

    K15 Blazer Guy New Member 100 Posts

    yeah, I second the K&N in the stock housing.
    they go almost 50,000 miles between cleanings
  4. marksoldtowne

    marksoldtowne New Member

    hi JimmyA
    yes purolater air filter have best performance for trucks. Purolator is a leading manufacturer of HVAC filtration products for residential, commercial/industrial and HEPA applications.
  5. KyleZ71

    KyleZ71 New Member 100 Posts

    I would like to see data that proves that
  6. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Super Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Ive been a long time fan of K&N, but as I get older and lazyier I look for new ways to get more done for less, I havnt bought a replacement for my truck yet but when I do I have it narrowed down to a couple different dry flow filters, yes Im getting to lazy to recharge a K&N.
  7. stchman

    stchman New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    That's pretty lazy. It take ~20 minutes to clean a K&N, another 5 minutes to apply oil to it after it dries.

    I have been a user of K&N air filters for years. One of the first things I buy for any vehicle I purchase.
  8. truc.karl

    truc.karl New Member

    I have K&N air filter and I'm happy with it.
  9. eric602

    eric602 New Member

    what kind of kn would you guys suggest for 2013 silverado 1500?
  10. Cowpie

    Cowpie Member 100 Posts

    I have had a preference for the Amsoil Ea Air Filters for some time. Very good flow compared to stock, with very good filtering. Synthetic mesh in filters does a far better job than traditional cellulose filter media. I like synthetic mesh media in all of my filters, oil or air. And you can vacuum clean the Amsoil one and use up to 4 yr / 100,000 miles according to them. $36 under preferred pricing.

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