Air filtration tips

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69yellowbug
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Re: Air filtration tips

Post by 69yellowbug » Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:30 pm

I had the outerwears and they helped but still packed up. It's a dusty area buck there.

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Re: Air filtration tips

Post by mlrailguy » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:41 pm

We have heavy ash here in Moses Lake from Mt St Helens. We run the K&N filters. Clean them up every year and re-oil. We also run the Outerwears pre-filters over these. We have no problems

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Re: Air filtration tips

Post by petew » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:00 pm

I've personally used oiled foam filters for years in dirt autokhanas. Unifilter over here make them in a single or dual stage system. I usually used dual stage with a the extra "sock" easily removed if things got too dirty. So after 2 runs, if the sock was clogged, you could just pull it and run the single stage underneath to see out the day. The other advantage being, you can take 2 or 3 socks to an event and change them as often as needed in literally a minute.

http://www.uniflow.com.au/contents/en-u ... odkit.html

If you contact these guys they can tell you what size you need. They're super helpful.
69yellowbug wrote:
Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:12 pm
A good tight air box being fed from a Donaldson industrial air filter setup and your golden. ImageImage

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I really think this is worth considering too. A lot of our offroad guys use them over here, especially in really dusty conditions. With you running at wide open throttle or similar all the time it should work really well. Here's their document to read through...

http://donaldsontoolbox.com.au/files/94 ... m_Dust.pdf

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