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    Jon and Clara's Dad snaggle's Avatar
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    Does anybody here use these? Do they really make a difference?

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    K+N Air Filters

    I use a BMC (same idea) all depends who ya ask...

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    I've used K & N, but have no scientific mumble-jumble to back it up. I've heard great things about BMC though, and I plan on outfitting the 'zook with one this year...

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    K+N Air Filters

    I put a K&N filter, on my triumph and had it remapped for it and I notice a difference.

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    I can say that Dynojet the same company affiliated with K/N says on their fuel injection mapping programs....
    THAT THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE between STOCK or K/N for a 929.
    Probably depends on your bike and what filter is uses.

    [Edited on 4/15/02 by snowborder]

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    I WASTED my money on a K&N... no difference on my 929.

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    Thanks for the input guys. I guess I won't waste the money for a K+N.

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    Just because it doesn't produce more power doesn't mean that it won't help the bike run better. And aren't they supposed to be pretty much indisposible? I don't think I'd call it a waste of money, except in Rich's case...

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    I don't think I'd call it a waste of money, except in Rich's case...
    Ya, kinda like knee cups on YOUR leather pants... don't need 'em! At least not for riding! :o

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    Probably depends on your bike and what filter it uses.
    [Edited on 4/15/02 by snowborder]

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    Um, yeah...okay Rich. This coming from the guy that was wearing his girlfriend's boots and gloves yesterday...

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    fooker! :o

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    as in Seinfeld ..... OK .......NEWMAN!

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    I have a K&N in my Yamaha 920, no difference in the whay it runs, the only advantage is that is it washable and reusabe with filter oil, there is one avalable for my SV, but most SVers who have tried it have gone back to stock filter. Although I have heard that K&N has redesigned their SV filter.

    I'd say that you have to talk with someone who has same bike as you to find out the real answer

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    i put a K+N on my bike and noticed a difference, i dont what would show on a dyno, but the throttle definitely felt a little more *snappy*, but i cant definitely say it was from teh filter, cause i also changed the oil, and plugs and adjusted the valves. sooo.. draw your own conclusions.


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    K&N's single greatest benefit is you don't have to buy a new one...you just clean it. For people like me that keep the same bike for a few years and put lots of miles on (though not as much as Randy...I know)...it's more than worth it.

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    I'm told that BMC air filters will show gains in HP numbers, at least for my bike. Have you looked into those?

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    Nope, I haven't.

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    I haven't heard of BMC until this thread. Do they have a website where I can get some info??

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    I only heard of and bought the BMC because at the time K&N did not offer a filter for the R1 yet (even though it had been around for more than a year already!!) so I had a BMC imported from Europe with my Techtronics shifter....

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