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Offline Mr. T

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K & N Air Filters - anyone tried them on DL1000?
« on: April 15, 2009, 17:32:37 »
Hello, I need a replacement airfilter and a friend (Pan European) recommends a K & N which he reckons will improve power, torque and mpg. Has anyone tried one on a Strom?
If so, what were your experiences?
I can pick one up for £38 delivered off ybfilters - any one got a better source/price?
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Offline mechcanico lee

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Re: K & N Air Filters - anyone tried them on DL1000?
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2009, 22:46:24 »
I had one in my 57 plate 1000, doesn't make much difference really if any, sounds good though induction growl and that .

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Re: K & N Air Filters - anyone tried them on DL1000?
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2009, 18:25:42 »
It really improved my CBR6 therefore I am putting one on my DL1000 hopefully this weekend! :grin:

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Re: K & N Air Filters - anyone tried them on DL1000?
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2009, 20:59:15 »
Maybe some bike models work better than others, sometimes the extra noise can give you the impression that its faster but in reality there may not be much in it, a wouldn't say don't fit one though as the induction roar is great in itself  :thumb:

Offline Gordon T

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Re: K & N Air Filters - anyone tried them on DL1000?
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2009, 21:58:38 »
Got one on mine and to be quite honest I can't find any difference compared to a new original one. More noise? Yes. Better performance? doesn't seem like it. Would possibly be a lot bettter with a PC and better zorst on though.
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Re: K & N Air Filters - anyone tried them on DL1000?
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2009, 10:33:01 »
If you intend to keep the bike and cover miles it will pay for itself. I always fit them and to make the most a zorst and power commander + dyno will give the best overall result. Not got one for my Strom yet as work a bit slack but will be next purchase after tank bag.

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Re: K & N Air Filters - anyone tried them on DL1000?
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2009, 20:22:03 »
If you plan on keeping the bike, fit one, it'll save you in the long run. I think they sound great. :thumb:
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Re: K & N Air Filters - anyone tried them on DL1000?
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2009, 21:38:37 »
Thank you for your wisdom. I have bought and installed a K+N, so now we shall see how it goes!
Ride safe.
Ian
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