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Old 11-11-2012, 09:04 AM   #11
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OEM provides fantastic protection, and just as much performance. The others are great if you want a filter you can clean, or if you put a priority on have a longer mod list. In day to day riding you will NEVER notice a performance bump with aftermarket.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:15 AM   #12
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OEM provides fantastic protection, and just as much performance. The others are great if you want a filter you can clean, or if you put a priority on have a longer mod list. In day to day riding you will NEVER notice a performance bump with aftermarket.
I would have to +2 on this one! That is, unless you put a tune with that K&N filter. Then you would be feeling the extra ponies .

So, yeah, if your going with a tune, my money would be with a K&N filter just for a very small amount of extra air flow. Is it worth the extra money for such a small increase? Probably not but it looks good on paper right.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:59 AM   #13
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I have the same bike and setup ( except PC3 instead of 5 ). K&N fillters installed with no fitment issues whatsoever.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:06 AM   #14
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I have k&n airl filter and i love it.bmc is great filter, but when you ride behind somebody and he makes dust everything will be sucked in the engine.the very small parts from the dust are not filtered.
Bullshit! You really need to know what you're talking about instead of posting bad information.

Both the K&N and BMC are tested for filtration efficiency using ISO 5011 test protocol
Filtration efficiency for the K&N is between 96 and 99%
while the filtration efficiency for the BMC is 98.5%

BMC also guarantees containment of all impurities down to 7 microns
compared to paper elemets filters (stock) which filter to around 10 micron
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:16 PM   #15
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Great! thanks for the feedback folks
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:23 PM   #16
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HA-1008R is the part number for the K&N race filter. Im in the market for a aftermarket filter as well and may just go with the K&N. I found some on ebay for around $51 shipped.
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Bullshit! You really need to know what you're talking about instead of posting bad information.

Both the K&N and BMC are tested for filtration efficiency using ISO 5011 test protocol
Filtration efficiency for the K&N is between 96 and 99%
while the filtration efficiency for the BMC is 98.5%

BMC also guarantees containment of all impurities down to 7 microns
compared to paper elemets filters (stock) which filter to around 10 micron
I just wrote what i have readed on internet, when i asked advise on this forum when i got my K&N air filter,and when i spoke with some drivers that race bikes, they all said, bmc filter its better for racing aplication, but they all said to get K&N for everyday ride.
I have K&N air filters on all my vehicles, exept on my semi truck.
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Old 11-20-2012, 02:17 AM   #18
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Guys i installed the K&n air filters on my 07cbr1k no fitment issues at all...
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