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02/28/18 to 10/09/21 / 9555mi
gently back flushed all the yuck out .... and dead bugs ..... eeewwwww
the perimeter bump seal does indeed stop debris from going past it (all over the side walls but that's it)
some of the grit is very very fine -- and made the water cloudy

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What brand is this or what else do you recommend for a reusable dry air engine filter?
 

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aFe 31-10240
looks like aFe Amazon etc still have some
there are some “generics” on Amazon though dont trust their mail air seal
this unit has been good to me
 

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I've been contemplating on this $80 aftermarket part (vs a $20 paper filter). Given i'm @ 100K miles, I won't see a return of investment until after 30-40K miles.
 

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I've been contemplating on this $80 aftermarket part (vs a $20 paper filter). Given i'm @ 100K miles, I won't see a return of investment until after 30-40K miles.
I would defer to think differently here … given my CLA is at 70K miles , out of warranty, I would actually want to try it out , and just get the feeing of a more responsive drive. For the difference of $50 between a paper filter and the aFe pro dry filter , not looking for any return in investment. Just want the fun factor.
 

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Dunno about you folks ... I just like buying a filter once

I posted some data on overall effect ... there is some ... I’ll take it!!
 

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Cool!

Clean that top seal rreeeeeaaally well and the air box mating surfaces against that seal especially the lower joint

Fine dust does creep up the sidewalls though so that lower seal is critical
 

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aFe 31-10240
looks like aFe Amazon etc still have some
there are some “generics” on Amazon though dont trust their mail air seal
this unit has been good to me
Thank you!
 
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