Intake System Air Filters - Free Flow (K&N etc)

Discussion in '1st Generation (2004-2011)' started by Bones126, Wednesday 4th Nov, 2015.

  1. Bones126 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    If you fit a free flow air filter, will the ECU compensate for the extra air by equalizing the fuel / air mixture or will the car run lean (diesel)?

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    I tried this Dave on my old diesel Accord and was pointless.
    It smoked more and made no difference to performance.
    Petrol cars are only worth having performance filters IMO
     
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    Thanks @2.4 8thGen , always good to hear off people have tried it :Niceone: Not liking the more smoke business.
    I didn't suspect there would be much gain TBH, I have all the cleaner and oil left over from my bike days so thought it may be a long term solution to buying a new filter every year.

    Cheers for the reply :Thumbup:
     
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    Also Dave you might find it hard to find one.
    When I had mine about 30 was made through pipercross for a Accord forum.
     
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    TBH I haven't looked, but will stick to Honda I think.
    Cheers
     
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    Good choice I think as I put the stock filter back in after a few months of trying it out.
     
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