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Hello everyone,

Would you recommend the K & N air filter (drop in) for my 1995 GMC Sierra? I'm looking for both more power and fuel economy.

Any feedback would be much appreciated.

Thank you,

Pete
 

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although you did post this in the right section I'm going to move it to the 6.5 forum so you get more exposure. I'm sure someone can point you in the right direction.
 

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upgrade it to the round filter i have changed both of my trucks to the round filter running a k&n on my 95 and the stock filter for 97+ on my 93 ive switched them around between both trucks and have noticed a difference between k&n vs stock some people dont like the K&n sayin it lets in more debris but to each his own if you dont want to drop the lute on the k&n look into the fram air hog i belive its cheaper
 

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I agree, upgrade to the round filter and then install a K&N. There are sealing problems with the plate filters and the aftermarket filters seem to seal even worse than the OEM style filters. However if you could get a plate type K&N cheap, I might be tempted to glue it in place with 3M weatherstrip cement. But really, the round filter is the way to go. I have one with a K&N and I show excellent filtering on my oil analysis.
 

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I've had the K&N filter in my Submarine for 8+ years. I'm happy with it.
 

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Pete, I've got the k&n drop in filter in my truck. I'm happy with it, no seal issues here. these filters need to be serviced (cleaned and oiled) regularly. If I had the assembly laying around, I'd switch to the round filter assembly. Aside from that, I'm happy with it the way it is.
 

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I like the AFE better than the K&N just based on what I have researched and personally own.

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The biggest problem with an open element filter is that it draws hot air from the engine compartment. If it's not in a box that draws from the fenderwell, it should at a minimum have some shrouding around it to prevent it from drawing as much hot air. Just my opinion...
 

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Thank you everyone for your input.

From reading the posts, it appears that upgrading to the round style filter box and using the K & N filter is the way to go.

With that, I will follow suit. Now I'm going to hunt for an air box.

Thanks again,

Pete..:)
 

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Thank you everyone for your input.

From reading the posts, it appears that upgrading to the round style filter box and using the K & N filter is the way to go.

With that, I will follow suit. Now I'm going to hunt for an air box.

Thanks again,

Pete..:)

If you find 2, can I get your extra?
 
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