Ford Owners Club - Ford Forums Messages

Club Announcements

Ford Fair 2016: Tickets and stand passes are now available to purchase. More info here.

Review your Ford: Help others when it comes to buying a car like yours and review your Ford now

AdBlock Warning

Parts of this website do not function properly with AdBlock enabled on your device. To get the best user experience on our website, please disable Adblock for this website (domain) on your browser.


Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
lufc_lad

K&n Panel Filter

7 posts in this topic

I've seen a lot of you guys have the K&N panel filter fitted. Can you fill me in on what it actually does?

It must be a pretty good mod but i don't want to order it until im fully sure of what the actual results will be.

Cheers

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

A K&N filter will help the engine perform better by giving it a better air flow. This results in a few more BHP. But on a small engine in the Fiesta's you wont notice much difference without doing more work such as a remap and a high flow exhaust. For me a K&N filter alone is wasted money, but at the end of the day its your money.

It also in theory never need to be replaced if looked after as i think they get a "million mile" warranty from K&N direct

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've seen a lot of you guys have the K&N panel filter fitted. Can you fill me in on what it actually does?

It must be a pretty good mod but i don't want to order it until im fully sure of what the actual results will be.

Cheers

I have tried the panel filter and the induction kit from K&N,they give me the same hp increase,as I have the full Milltek exhaust system. Induction more noise on acceleration. :D

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I could tell you everything it does... But for a Fiesta like yours it will do next to nothing I'm afraid. So theres no point in explaining what it would do in another car. You might get a few more MPG, but that's just depending on how you drive really.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I put one in my Fiesta, not really worth the money tbh

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Maybe I'm delusional but I think pick up from about 3500rpm is improved, where normally about 4000rpm is where the engine would come alive. The engine sounds a little more throghty too. I find third gear packs a little more punch in higher revs too. Again, maybe I'm imagining all this but while the difference marginal, I honestly think my car does have a slightly better pickup. I'm happy with the filter myself.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It wont do anything with your car too then j murry

Jamie

stef123 likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0