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I've ordered a K&N airfilter for my 2002 GTI VR6. I vaguely remember having seen something somewhere about the need to disconnect the battery for +/- 15 minutes to ensure the car electronics reset and recognize the new filter???? Anyone out there who knows something about this?
 

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i didnt do that with mine, im not sure though. but im dont see why you would need to.
 

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Maybe someone tried to clear the Check Engine Light that was set off by the MAF reading. I wouldn't worry about it though if no check lights came on.
 

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That was prob. me. My CAI made my CEL come on because it was still cold out and it doesn't like the cold

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is the K&N just a drop in filter for the regular airbox or is it a cone shaped one. Many people have these on their cars and what is the reason? Better airflow? Better sound?
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well it gives better airflow which increases hp and there is a slight change in sound. youll notice it more with the swiss cheese though. the K&N drop in is just a panel filter. if you open your airbox you just take out the old one and put a beed of oil around the seal and pop the old one in. and your done.
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oh ok i c. so what exactly is the swiss cheese? i take it those are holes drilled into the airbox? is there a tutorial on how to do this?
 

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koolvr6, where in Texas are you from? I have heard only good things about the K&N Panel, and I have heard quite a few gripes about the CAI's, so I think you made a good choice.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by RoLLinVDub:
oh ok i c. so what exactly is the swiss cheese? i take it those are holes drilled into the airbox? is there a tutorial on how to do this?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

here you go rollin... swiss cheese diy LINK
 
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