In Reply to: So all this talk by Jim C about the K&N filters... posted by DCC on September 22, 1999 at 15:48:55:
: may not necessarily be true???
: : traces of silica (dirt) are also very minimal. (using K&N air filter) (there was a side note that said air filter is
: : working properly)
I wouldn't necesarily draw this conclusion. If the oil filter was doing its job you shouldn't find significant traces of "dirt" in the oil. I'd want to have an analysis done on the oil filter to see exactly what its been keeping out of circulation first.