|Oiling & Installing the Air Filter (TGN RedNeck Dual Stage Filter / Stock inner / Outerwears Pre-Filter)|
Saturate the filter with a tacky foam filter oil. A clear plastic bag or container can be used to literally soak the filter. Disposable vinyl gloves are useful to initially to squeeze as much of the oil back into the container / bag for future use.
continue to remove as much of the oil by squeezing
(not wringing) the
filter in paper
towels (pic 1)
NB. Protect the filter from water. Water will carry grit through the tacky open cells--air won't.
Clean the filter at intervals depending on use and conditions with mineral spirits or gas, followed up with soap & water.
grease onto the air filter sleeve face (#85444 / 1) ie where the foam
filter meets the flat of the sleeve (or an even layer onto the end of
the stock blue inner foam, as shown here) to effectively form a seal to
the ingress of dirt (pic 2 - red arrow, pic 3).
After sliding the foam filter to meet the sleeve face, ensure a good seal is obtained against the meeting face (pic 3). Place the two part retaining clamp (#85444 / 2 & 4) and ensure that the foam end sits underneath, and is securely held by the clamp around its full circumference (pic 4)
Take the outer filter element - in this example the stock element has been replaced with the TGN RedNeck Dual Stage Pre Filter (TGN item #3225), and follow the method above for oiling (pic 5).
Note - if the outer filter
is oiled correctly, it should not result in oil 'soaking' the Outerwears
fine weave material. To ensure this does not occur, take extra care to
'dry' the red outer surface with paper towels. Alternatively oil as much
of the inner yellow, keeping the red surface free of oil. If the
Outerwears becomes overly contaminated with oil it will attract dust and
dirt, preventing the free passage of air to the filter and engine.
Credits - Earthsurfer Products (ESP), Timmahh
|To be read alongside HPI Instruction Manual for Baja 5B / SS|