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  1. How much it will be the observable increase in the efficiency of the fuel from the use of an air filter or an equipment of admission K&N (Kit of yield of fuel injection: FIPK, Typhoon or AirCharger)?
     
  2. How much it will increase to the horsepowers when using a filter of spare part K&N?
     
  3. How much it will increase to the horsepowers when using the equipment of admission K&N (Kit of yield of fuel injection: FIPK, Typhoon or AirCharger)? 
     
  4. In agreement, already it is sufficient information on the line of the standard company. Which will be the increase in horsepowers, in comparison with the incredible numbers that offer other companies?
     
  5. It will avoid the filter K&N that works the sensor of air mass of the vehicle?
     
  6. Can a motor receive too much air flow?
     
  7. Would be due to install filter K&N longer than it fits in a vehicle of races? 
     
  8. It will be necessary to make adjustments to the vehicle after installing a filter K&N or an equipment of admission? 
     
  9. Which is the reading of microns and the filtrate efficiency of filter K&N?
     
  10. How much costs an air filter?
     
  11. How much costs an admission equipment? 

  12. How important it is the greasy sealant?

  13. Come previously the filters oilings or they are due to oil before using them?

14.  Could shrink the gauze of cotton because of the heat of the motor?

15.  It is well rotating the round filters to prolong his life utility?

16.  How to know when is due to clean the filter?

17.  Can be used another product that is not the cleaner and oil K&N?

18.  Can be used compressed air to dry the filter more quickly?

19.  Is due to use a toothbrush to clean the wire screen and to retire all the “layer of dirt”?

20.  In what filters K&N are different from the ones of the other marks?

21.  If the necessary dimensions are known, is possible to obtain a filter that is adapted in particular to an application (motorcycle for snow, tractor, small motor, etc.)?

22.  How it is possible to be known which is the size of the motor of a vehicle?


1. How much it will be the observable increase in the efficiency of the fuel from the use of an air filter or an equipment of admission K&N (Kit of yield of fuel injection: FIPK, Typhoon or AirCharger)? 

The results will vary according to the vehicle del that treats, the habits of conduction, the load of the motor (when towing, for example), the restriction of the existing air system and other factors.  Many users of K&N report an increase in the efficiency of the fuel.  The air cleaners and kits of admission K&N offer less restriction in the air admission of the motor that the filters and systems of air box of the common equipment of original manufacture (OEM). A smaller restriction can allow to make the combustion more efficient. The internal tests take control of the vehicles of the employees and the clients. Generally we have the vehicles during short periods that allow solely to review the conditions and for testing dynamic (curved of power). If it is conducted with more force to take advantage of the additional power, much gain in terms of efficiency of the fuel will not be observed, there is if it. Also, if a filter K&N is added and the air box is the primary source of air restriction in the factory system, there will be no major differentiates unless year an equipment from admission K&N to diminish the restriction.


2. How much it will increase to the horsepowers when using a filter of spare part K&N?

Dynamic tests are realized (curved of power) in all the designs of products. The spare part filters are designed to offer of 2 to 4 percent of increase in the horsepowers. The results will vary following the vehicle, the habits of conduction, the load of the motor (it tows, for example), the restriction of the existing air system and other factors. 


3. How much it will increase to the horsepowers when using the equipment of admission K&N (Kit of yield of fuel injection: FIPK, Typhoon or AirCharger?

We for sale have different lines of products of identified systems of admission like 57i, 57i Gene II, FIPK Gene II, FIPK, AirCharger and Typhoon.  Each line of product has attributes and different points of price, but all is designed to satisfy our own standard stops with quality.  Systems FIPK Gene II have been designed to offer the maximum amount of air flow that our engineers could reach.  One hopes that the client can undergo the difference when being above the accelerator after the installation. Generally these kits have been designed to increase to the horsepowers and torque between a 5% and a 10%.  Because each automobile is unique, there are sporadic occasions in which is not possible to design a system that significantly improves the air flow of the original equipment.  In those cases, we preferred not to produce kit.  Kits AirCharger enjoys many of the same characteristics of line FIPK, but they are not completely legal in some states.  Kits Typhoon is designed to offer the high level of air flow that can be obtained by means of aluminum tubes which they are seen very well.  In such a way that with Typhoon besides acquiring an excellent yield, also an excellent style is obtained.


4. In agreement, already it is sufficient information on the line of the standard company. Which will be the increase in horsepowers, in comparison with the incredible numbers that offer other companies? 

The official position of K&N in relation to which they proclaim the others is… “without commentaries”. After three decades in business, one of the things that we have learned it is that the air flow is much more deceptive than it seems. On the one hand, one is air, whose densidad varies with the climate as well as with the altitude. This means that literally there is more air in the same amount of space when the climate is fresh that when it is warm. Reason why a way to increase the yield is to lead solely in cold climate. Because the air is variable, the affirmations on the air flow in absolute terms are not significant. This means that it is necessary to express based on comparisons or values average. When performance tests in K&N are carried out, it tries on the relative power and torque in a specific vehicle in a specific day to maintain the greater amount of constant variables when comparing the yield with and without product K&N in the vehicle. The client can trust that K&N invests to all their knowledge and experience to obtain the possible highest gain in yield without stopping protecting the motor.


5. He will avoid the filter K&N that works the sensor of air mass of the vehicle?

No. A lubricated filter K&N of suitable way does not contaminate a sensor of air mass. Nevertheless, if too much it is lubricated is possible that the contamination takes place.  In the last years, some vehicles have had problems of design with the sensors of air mass. Some lovers of detail have tried to blame to filter K&N of being the cause of this problem; nevertheless, of all the sensors that we have sent to try, we still must find one that failed due to the contamination by oil. The defect in all the cases was within the unit of the sensor of air mass.  


6. Can a motor receive too much air flow?

No, a motor can solely admit a fixed volume of air following the size of the motor. To greater restriction caused by the system of air admission (air filter, box and pipe), major is the potential for the degradation of the power and the total of miles. 


7. Would be due to install filter K&N longer than it fits in the vehicle of races? 

If existing filter K&N is sufficiently great to offer a minimum of restriction, a longer filter of the necessary thing will not affect the amount of air that can admit the motor; nevertheless, it will extend the interval on watch of the filter. An interval on watch more length can be an important factor when running in dusty and dirty atmospheres.


8. It will be necessary to make adjustments to the vehicle after installing a filter K&N or an equipment of admission? 

In the injected vehicles, the computer and the control system of emissions of the equipment of original manufacture (OEM) will adjust to the increase of air. The computer of the OEM will adjust immediately if it is initialized again. To retire the cable of the battery during 15 minutes or would have more to cause than the computer initializes itself again. In some carburetted models, it is possibly necessary to enrich the mixture when changing of a filter of paper to an air cleaner K&N or an equipment of admission.


9. Which is the reading of microns and the filtrate efficiency of filter K&N?

The air cleaners are not classified according to the size in microns in absolute terms. (89-5R of the Council of Manufacturers of Filters Consults the technical bulletin on watch). The suitable system of classification of air cleaners is a developed procedure of test to measure the efficiency of the filtrate average in variable sizes in microns. Our air cleaners are put under this procedure of test routinely, which is in charge of independent laboratories.  The main intention of this test is to guarantee that the designs of our air cleaners fulfill or surpass the standards of the automotive industry.  These filtrate tests are carried out in accordance with the procedure of test of the Society of Ingenieros Automotrices (SAE) J726.  Next the content of the dust of test is included used in agreement with the respective procedure:

  Particle size in microns         % by vol. (+/- 3%)  
<5.5 13
5.5 to 11 11
11 to 22 13
22 to 44 19
44 to 88 28
88 to 176 16

Our tests have demonstrated that in average, the air cleaners K&N have a coefficient of general efficiency between 97% and 99%.   With the suitable cleaning, the air cleaners K&N will protect the motor during all the life of the vehicle. 

10. How much costs a filter?

It depends on the application. The used size, form and materials to make the filter affect the price.


11. How much costs an admission equipment?

It depends on the application. The main factor that affects the price is the cost of the materials to produce kit. While more parts change, higher it is the price.  


12. How important it is the greasy sealant?

It is quite important, since it contributes to maintain a seal in an irregular surface and reduces the probability that the cover of the air box catches and tears the packing. If it is not counted on greasy sealant, also it is possible to use a synthetic fat or a white lithium fat. It does not use products with petroleum since these damage the packing.


13. Come previously the filters oilings or they are due to oil before using them?

Filters K&N come oilings previously and are ready to be used. The means of the filter are done of layers of white gauze of cotton. To the oil red coloring addition is had to him to show the amount that is being applied. If the filter shines red-pink, means that it is oiling. It is important that the air cleaners K&N are never used if they are not oilings since this would degrade its filtrate capacity to a great extent. 


14. Could shrink the gauze of cotton because of the heat of the motor?

No. The material will not shrink as long as the solutions of suitable cleaning and the oil are used. Filters K&N come with a limited guarantee from 10 years or a million miles (1.609.344 kilometers).


15.  It is well rotating the round filters to prolong his life utility?

This is perfectly normal and even recommendable. The majority of the vehicles has “a favorite” place of where to take air, and when rotating the filter, this one will stay clean by more time.


16. How to know when is due to clean the filter?

The general rule is that it is necessary to clean the filter when the dirt that is had accumulated gets to be as heavy as it enmeshes of wire. The common interval is between 30.000 and 50.000 miles (48.280 to 80.467 kilometers) according to the conditions in which it is conducted. It is recommended to review the filter around once a year during normal conditions of use.


17. Can be used another product that is not the cleaner and oil K&N?

It is recommended to use oil and cleaner K&N solely. The air cleaner K&N is a mineral oil compound mixed with special polymers to form a very efficient sticky barrier. We have carried out tests in several oil combinations and our mixture owns the properties necessary to allow to a maximum flow and filtrate. The products from petroleum such as the fluid for the transmission and the oil for the motor softens and destroys the wild rubber sealants. The K&N cleaner is a desengrasante without detergent. Reliable and the gasoline hardens rubber seals, which causes that the filter is distorted (shrinks). It is possible to use a pinch of smooth detergent, but one is due to have well-taken care of to rinse it completely. To eliminate detergent of a filter is similar to clear soap to a sponge: it is not easy. Asegúrese always of which the filter is completely dry before applying oil again.


18. Can be used compressed air to dry the filter more quickly?

No, this could make fly material of the right filter outside enmeshes of wire and to ruin the filter. It chooses a tuna day to clean the filter and leaves is dried outdoors. 


19. Is due to use a toothbrush to clean the wire screen and to retire all the “layer of dirt”?

No, this could tear the cotton gauze. He is better to use a brush of smooth bristles as it is recommended in the instructions of cleaning.


20. In what filters K&N are different from the ones of the other marks?

The majority of filters that are sold at the moment uses synthetic fiber, puffs up or paper and not the gauze material of cotton of four layers of K&N. These materials do not have the tiny fibers that the natural cotton has. It consults the page Data of the air cleaners to obtain more data. Our reusables filters offer the capacity of high air flow at the same time as they offer a high filtrate efficiency.


21.  If the necessary dimensions are known, is possible to obtain a filter that is adapted in particular to an application (motorcycle for snow, tractor, small motor, etc.)?

We almost make hundreds of universal filters for each necessity.  Our universal filters come in many forms and sizes.  Some of them have armed or eccentric bridles to adjust to unique requirements of space.  It consults our page of universal filter to find one that adjusts to its application. 


22.  How it is possible to be known which is the size of the motor of a vehicle?

North America: The majority of vehicles has a transfer of emissions placed or in the back part of the hood, in the central support of the radiator or in the air box (the box that maintains the air cleaner in its place). The size of the motor of the vehicle would have to appear in the transfer (4.0L, for example). If it cannot find the transfer of emissions, also it can look for the size of the motor printed in the transfer underneath the hood that shows the route of the strip of the motor. If even so it is not possible to find the size of the motor, consults with the distributer of his locality.
Europe: The registry documents detail to the size of the motor and the type of vehicle. Nevertheless, if it does not know if the vehicle is spi (of injection in a single point) or mpi (of injection in several points), is suggested to consult with the local distributer.

 
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