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Old 01-19-2007, 06:25 PM
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Guys, i just want to make sure all you new guys are using air filter oil. you need to put this oil in your air filter, you need to clean your air filter, dry and work air filter oil in the dry filter. You WILL destroy your engine without it. you can get it from your hobby store, online or at an automotive store but you MUST use it.
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Old 01-19-2007, 08:04 PM
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Old 01-19-2007, 08:09 PM
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gear oil is not as tacky as aif filter oil, most automotive stores have it cheap too. gear oil may be good in a pinch but i wouldnt suggest to use it all the time, your better off using air filter oil.
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i use blue motorcycle filter oil
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Old 01-19-2007, 09:15 PM
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its not really the weight its the consistancy... is that spelled right lol..
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Old 01-20-2007, 01:37 AM
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I read on here somewhere that you can use veggie oil, LOL. Just kidding ehroof, I remember that thread about air filter oil. I just the oil that came with my K&N auto air filter.
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Old 01-20-2007, 06:26 AM
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Guys, i just want to make sure all you new guys are using air filter oil. you need to put this oil in your air filter, you need to clean your air filter, dry and work air filter oil in the dry filter. You WILL destroy your engine without it. you can get it from your hobby store, online or at an automotive store but you MUST use it.
YES Dad! hehehe

Goes without saying that the air filter should be also be regularly replaced or washed, otherwise it could result in engine damage as well. Also you don't need to saturate the sponge, just pop it in a plastic bag and drop a small dollop of oil onto, zip the bag up and thoroughly massage the oil into the filter. The one I use is blue and so you only need enough to make the sponge a very light tint of blue. If you use too much, again this will result in possible engine damage.
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Old 01-20-2007, 07:31 AM
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you know what happened, i saw a picture that someone else posted and it looked like the filter was almost white, i had asked them about the filter oil and he didnt use any oil on the filter so i just figured i would post this just in case any of the new guys didnt realize.


I do remember the veggie oil thing, i still say veggie oil is better than no oil at all
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yeah mate good advice for something so critical yet totally forgetten half the time hey! Keep uo the good work! vegi oil hey? hmmm would be better than nothing I suppose, but dont anyone quote ME on that! lol
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Old 01-20-2007, 11:33 AM
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I use Ipone, i've got a tall can of it thats lasted 3 years now.
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Old 03-21-2007, 11:27 PM
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wd40?
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Old 03-22-2007, 12:10 AM
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I hope your not serious! There is nothing tacky about wd40 I think I would rather use veggie oil!
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Old 03-22-2007, 12:53 AM
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i was told to use normal motor oil and work it into the sponge
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airfilter oil (the stuff you should use)
there are lots of brands out there
its a couple bucks and lasts long time
(recommend do not use substitute fluids)
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I use motor oil too. 30-WT.
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motor oil is better than nothing but not nearly as tacky as air filter oil.
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Thanks I'll get some when I get the chance.
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i've been using mine pretty regularly, thanks ehroof!
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K&N Air Filter Oil Comes in an easy spray-on can. Plus turns your filter red, so you know you have a good application....



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Old 11-26-2007, 08:07 PM
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QRC makes some killer air filter oil. THe tackiest oil i have ever seen.
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:49 PM
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me too.


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I read on here somewhere that you can use veggie oil, LOL. Just kidding ehroof, I remember that thread about air filter oil. I just the oil that came with my K&N auto air filter.
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:51 PM
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i will never live that one down, lol. I said it was better than using nothing at all and man did they jump down my throught about it, i still stick to my guns, i would rather use veggie oil than a dry air filter.
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Yea dry is bad. go to any motorcycle shop and get a big spray can for motorcross bike air filters. same stuff, super super tacky, can will last you years on rc car filters, and is only like 5-6 bucks a can
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a guy at one of my hobby shops told me that you can soak the filter in nitro fuel, let the methanol evaporate leaving just the oil and you don't need air filter oil? is this true?
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