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Best Air Filter?

Discussion in 'Teryx Talk' started by Courage9027, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. Courage9027

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    What's everybody's thoughts on air filters for the Teryx? Stock? Uni? K&N? Fuelatv? Mods to the airbox or not? Thanks for any and all thoughts!
     
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    Avoid K&N, I think UNI has corrected their initial problems so they're probably a good option, personally I'm running stock until my 3 year warranty is up.
     
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    I ran stock air filters for over 1,000 miles without any major issues, but I had a terrible experience with UNI. Lots of dust got past the filter. They sent me their "updated" filter and I still had the same problem. Maybe they made another model, but I'm done with them. An air filter is not something I care to experiment with. I'm now using the FuelUTV filter with an outerwears cover. Much better design than UNI or OEM. The ends are solid rubber instead of foam. Seems to be a better seal.
     
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    I like the Fuel UTV filter with the outerwear on it. Looks like a quality piece and it fits better than stock
     
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    Here is the first UNI filter I got for my T4:
    unifail1.jpeg

    And here is the "fixed" filter they sent me a couple weeks after I alerted them to the issue:
    unifail2.jpg
    They added more foam to the ends, but it still compressed to the point where it lost it's seal, allowing dirt to pass.

    No foam to worry about on the FuelUTV(ATV) filter.
    fuelutvfilter.JPG
     
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  6. MattN03

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    I'm using the stock one. They've held up fine, and after 2100 miles, I'm on my 2nd one. In the past, I've run UNI on the ATV's without an issue, but I'll probably just stay with the stock one for the life of this machine.
     
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  7. TheStig

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    I thought I'd heard someone say UNI had fixed the issue but maybe not. Like Matt said I just changed my first OEM filter out after 1050 miles and it still looked pretty good, Probably could have ran it another season with no issues, but $34 over 16 months of use is a drop in the bucket really. I'll prob stick with OEM too.
     
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  8. Magellan

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    I have been running the FuelUTV since I posted the pics of the UNI next to the stock, I got one of the first batch of UNI I think. So far ZERO dust by the FuelUTV on 3 machines since 2012. Have not been over 2K miles but we crawl in coal dust and just red dirt dust a lot. Good enough for me.
     
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  9. GoodtimesGoodfriends

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    Stock filter seems to be better than past teryx stock filters but fuelUTV for me.
     
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  10. Ride

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    Stock filter with an Outerwear for me.
     
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    Welcome to the forum, @Ride.
     
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    @Ride Why didn't you use Ridepate as your screen name on this forum?
     
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    I too use the FuelUTV K&N like filter with an outerwear. Intake tube stays clean. Daddy like!!!
     
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  15. Ride

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    After dusting a Rhino motor with a gauze media filter (No Outerware) I just cannot bring myself to use one again. Bad-luck maybe?? Who knows. I think running a gauze with a OW is the key.
     
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