i have a K&N drop in filter in my ZX3.. can't say it improved gas mileage..
it did give it a little more spunk though.. think i was getting 30 mpg on
the highway and now it gets 27.5...thats at about 70mph...
"BC" <carty at magma dot ca> wrote in message
Clogged air filters do not impair fuel mileage with newer cars, having fuel
injectors and air flow metering. They only loose some power.
Old carburettors however were very sensitive when the air filter got clogged
as the fuel feed in the carburettor responds to pressure drop in the throat.
When the filter is clogged, the engine trying to suck air from the filter
would lower the pressure quite a lot extra in the carburettor.
More power and "spunk" will count for higher petrol consumption.
Just don't press the righmost pedal so offensively, it's the best way to
Using K&N filters since ages, in different cars, it really worth the
money, you just need one filter and clean/re-oil it perhaps every
40000-50000 km. I don't think it improves gas mileage at all, perhaps
the engine has a little bit more power at lower revs, but this might
be only a feeling. In the long run you save some money and all of
Formula 1 is running those, so it can't be bad.;))
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