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What are the best airfilters to run on the 8ight 2.0s? now that i am running outddoors my air filter becomes caked in 15min if i dont run a giant ofna un-oiled pre filter. is there a solution or do you just run the stock filter and let it get caked?
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What are the best airfilters to run on the 8ight 2.0s? now that i am running outddoors my air filter becomes caked in 15min if i dont run a giant ofna un-oiled pre filter. is there a solution or do you just run the stock filter and let it get caked?

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I either run a big pre filter, or LIGHTLY oil the outer filter... If at all. Inner filter still is fairly clean when I do change them.

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I run answer rc air filters, and I am thoroughly impressed with them. I use RB air filter oil, and I like it a lot. It is generally easy to apply, and becomes very tacky after you're done. I evenly coat the inner filter, and then rub a little oil in around the edges of the outer filter, but otherwise run the outer filter clean. Works excellent!
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Originally Posted by chedda bob View Post
Chris,

I either run a big pre filter, or LIGHTLY oil the outer filter... If at all. Inner filter still is fairly clean when I do change them.

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I ran the Lucky 7 pre-oiled filters for the first time today on my Serpent. Both are oiled so the outer one built up a full coating of clay after 15 tanks. Upon inspecting the inner filter I noticed no noticeable debris and only the outside 25% of the prefilter had anything on it. If you really don't want buildup you can use the vet wrap or get an UndergroundRC fabric filter cover.

Otherwise ... let her rip and replace the filter often!
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I like the VP Pro air filters.
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I find the vp pro foams are terrible.. they tear and fall apart easily.. the foam density seems to firm. They might be ok if you use them once?


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I guess i will get more of the big pre-filters. I will try to find some un-oiled prefilters from losi too.

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I would highly reccomend you stick with both the inner and outer filters from either lucky 7 or answer. They are made from better material than the losi ones. Either use lucky 7 filters which come with nice and tacky oil, or use an oil like RB or mugen.
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I have been using the stock Losi filters for 3 years and no issues. I do usually change them every race day with a new filter. I even run the losi filter on the mugen truggy and durango buggy. But I stick with what works.
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There is absolutely nothing wrong with the stock Losi filters. If you feel they have too much oil on them out of the package, you can always squeeze some out in a clean paper towel if needed. Although I'd rather have too much filter oil, than not enough.
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Lucky 7 !!!!!!

http://www.amainhobbies.com/brand.ph...-Oiled-Filters

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Originally Posted by rc skyline View Post
I find the vp pro foams are terrible.. they tear and fall apart easily.. the foam density seems to firm. They might be ok if you use them once?


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I have been running VP Pro filters for a while now and have yet to seen one fall apart?
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There is absolutely nothing wrong with the stock Losi filters. If you feel they have too much oil on them out of the package, you can always squeeze some out in a clean paper towel if needed. Although I'd rather have too much filter oil, than not enough.
The one thing to watch is you do not put to much oil on the inner and outer filters because it will cause your engine to run rich after the filter cakes up. I had this problem last weekend.
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