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Old 9th August 2006, 17:48   #16
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OT, did you actually meet the big guy or is it a PS job?

I met him in the Dublin, pub in windsor Manor where he was staying when he came for the art of living gathering in bangalore
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Old 7th September 2006, 15:44   #17
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My understanding about the K&N filter (Air/Persormance) filters are used to improve the milage and the performance of the car. Can any one tell me in that case why our Indian car manufacturers use a good filter to outbeat this K&N and other stuff like that?

What kind of filter can I use for my Esteem 2004 model? I seriously don't need the sound to change. I only want the performance and the milage to improve.
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I agree to what Prashant said, even on K&N website, they have given a formula for selectiing your AIr filter. The formula determines the height of your air filter on the basis of your engine CC and rpm. According to the formula, my Honda Vtec should have a filter of Height 3", but the ones availabe in market are only 7". So please read the website carefully before going for K&N, cos its more of a branded product.
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Old 14th September 2006, 11:20   #19
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Planning for a K&N to my 1.2 palio, but stuck with Pipercross.
Can anybody throw some lights on how good or bad the "Pipercross" is when compared to K&N.

Your feedback will be very helpful for me to decide up on it.

Thanks & Rgds
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will there be an increase in mileage if we r using ractive filter???also any change in sound???
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guys how much would a extreme filter cost for lancer
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Old 26th August 2007, 14:37   #22
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should be aroung 5500 bucks. If you go for some good plumbing then its going to cost you a little more. You can explore other options like green cotton which has a conical filter in an enclosure and a cold intake. you can fit it in any car.
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Old 26th August 2007, 17:03   #23
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guys how much would a extreme filter cost for lancer
It is better to go in for a Green Cotton Filter with dynamisation kit since Lancer has no place for CAI and it draws hot air from the engine.
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how much a green cotton filter kit cost, where in bangalore
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I do not think s.prashants point has been understood.

What he is saying is that a bigger filter does not make a difference compared to the size which is right for particular model.

This is the same thing that rahul,keshav have been saying but people dont listen.We all think K&N 'extreme' is the end to all performance mods.

Please understand that the extreme series of air filters is not designed for the size of throttle bodies we have on our 1.6l cars.A smaller filter would infact work as well or even better.
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binz if I am not wrong then extreme filter isnt designed to be big and for bigger throttel body engines (Atleast thats what it says on the box ) . Its designed for extreme dusty condition. So if someone is driving in dry and dusty conditions then K&N extreme is not a bad option. I am pretty sure it wont give a lesser performance than its smaller counterpart.
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how much a green cotton filter kit cost, where in bangalore
It costs around 7k or so, contact Peter aka Turboindia on the forum
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Old 27th August 2007, 11:10   #28
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Point is very valid. For most stock cars which goes in for a filter change, only a stock replacement is good enough.

Extreme filters will work well if you have other mods in the engine to complement it. More air on a stock car will make if run leaner and maybe you will get good mileage. Not recommended for long term.
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alright i got preshanth's point too but need help choosing a filter for my unicorn and they say model r-1060 or rc-1060 suits for the 150cc engine, is that true, i cannot inquire about this on the K&N site for i very much doubt if they would suggest a cone or a cylinder filter for a bike's engine!
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alright i got preshanth's point too but need help choosing a filter for my unicorn and they say model r-1060 or rc-1060 suits for the 150cc engine, is that true, i cannot inquire about this on the K&N site for i very much doubt if they would suggest a cone or a cylinder filter for a bike's engine!
AFAIK the RC-1060 is the one that is recommended for the Unicorn. This is what I found on the K&N site.

RC-1060

R-1060

Hope this is of some help.
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