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where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
« September 07, 2017, 18:22:08 »
Dazz - would be keen to find out where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
Is it a pod or a panel for i30 PD and would this void factory warranty or not?
Thanks!


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Re: where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
« Reply #1 : September 07, 2017, 18:37:10 »
Dazz - would be keen to find out where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
Is it a pod or a panel for i30 PD and would this void factory warranty or not?
Thanks!

Just a drop in replacement. Won't affect warranty at all.

Got it from these guys in the USA - took about 2 weeks (They still seem the cheapest on Ebay)

:link: K&N Air Filter New for Hyundai Elantra 2017 33-5050 | eBay
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Re: where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
« Reply #2 : September 07, 2017, 19:06:04 »
awesome! i'll look into them.

Now there's a long standing debate about whether they actually "work". I'm not expecting much of a power increase (if any at all to be honest), but i think it might make the engine/exhaust note sound a little bit deeper/better? Have you noticed a change or is it wishful thinking?

Unfortunately the standard engine/exhaust note COULD be a little more aggressive, specially on the SR which I can see you have (and i'll be receiving soon :happydance:)
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Re: where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
« Reply #3 : September 07, 2017, 23:30:10 »
awesome! i'll look into them.

Now there's a long standing debate about whether they actually "work". I'm not expecting much of a power increase (if any at all to be honest), but i think it might make the engine/exhaust note sound a little bit deeper/better? Have you noticed a change or is it wishful thinking?

Unfortunately the standard engine/exhaust note COULD be a little more aggressive, specially on the SR which I can see you have (and i'll be receiving soon :happydance:)
Filter will help with responsiveness and slight power increase, engine and exhaust note won't change as you are still running standard intake system and exhaust.

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Re: where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
« Reply #4 : September 08, 2017, 03:57:18 »
I gave it a bit of stick a couple of times yesterday and my mate Dorian thought it sounded a bit "throatier" with the new filter... 
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« Reply #5 : September 08, 2017, 05:31:36 »
Probably a bit more than a little stick if you heard a bit of induction burble  :honk: :D

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« Reply #6 : September 08, 2017, 05:49:51 »
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Re: where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
« Reply #7 : June 11, 2018, 13:44:34 »
I just got K&N filter for my GD from Amazon (i'm in UK), ordered on Friday, got it on Monday. Was the almost the cheapest as well.
Already fitted, let's see how does it feel now.
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« Reply #8 : June 11, 2018, 14:04:09 »
I just got K&N filter for my GD from Amazon (i'm in UK), ordered on Friday, got it on Monday. Was the almost the cheapest as well.
Already fitted, let's see how does it feel now.
To get the full benefit of the improved air flow the filter can provide youíll need to open up the intake side of the airbox, itís all the pre-ducting and silencer box thatís the real killer on the GDís.

You will notice a slight better response though and the money saved from replacing factory filters will pay for itself in no time :)

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Re: where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
« Reply #9 : June 11, 2018, 14:28:58 »
I just got K&N filter for my GD from Amazon (i'm in UK), ordered on Friday, got it on Monday. Was the almost the cheapest as well.
Already fitted, let's see how does it feel now.
To get the full benefit of the improved air flow the filter can provide youíll need to open up the intake side of the airbox, itís all the pre-ducting and silencer box thatís the real killer on the GDís.

You will notice a slight better response though and the money saved from replacing factory filters will pay for itself in no time :)

Hm, now it's getting interesting. A silencer on the air intake? That's something new. And how do you bypass/optimise all those bits? I've seen some crazy videos - pure redneck style, like drilling the airbox from all sides etc... :Shocked:
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Re: where you buy the K&N air filter from and how much?
« Reply #10 : June 12, 2018, 00:14:58 »
Well in my case I removed all the pre duct an silencer then ported out the intake side large enough too fit some 76mm flex duct which I routed behind the fog lamps to the front grill.

I also just realised you have a diesel so Iím unsure whether you have the same pre duct and silencer setup like the petrol models :head_butt:

 


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