[T3] K&N replacement for Brazilian paper filter

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Thu Apr 11 08:19:16 PDT 2019

On 10 Apr 2019 at 16:11, David Yaghoubian wrote:

> Re. the search for a replacement paper element for my Brazilian dual-carb
> air cleaner, the Rover-Mini tip led me to this K&N equivalent, which has
> dimensions that are extremely close where critical (height) and close enough
> where less critical (internal and external diameter):
> https://www.knfilters.com/air-filters/cars-and-trucks/e-2601-replacement-air
> -filter

It's interesting that this appears to not be a typical paper filter. This has an 
oil-soaked filter element: the specs even call out how much oil it uses. So 
even if you still end up with an oil mist problem, it may not ruin these filters.

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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