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Cleaning AFE air filter

What cleaning solution do I need to use when cleaning this filter. It is a dry flow filter.
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You can but the AFE cleaning kits.. Cone or flat, I use Simply Green and water..
Vacuum or shake it out first. Spray on or mix up a bucket...Rinse real good, Shake it out and let air dry...I bought 2 so I always have one on while cleaning the other..Takes awhile to dry..I'm sure others have their own perferred techniques but this has worked for me..5 years and still going..
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I would check with AFE to see what they recommend for a dry flow. I don't know if the cleaning methods for a dry flow are similar to the oiled types.

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Just an update for ya. Called around and found on a few on some sites you can buy them from....

To clean a dirty Pro Dry S filter lightly tap it on the ground or vacuum with a standard house or shop vacuum. A vacuumed Pro Dry S filter will return to 95% of its original performance and airflow characteristics. For a full cleaning the filter may be washed with soap and water to return it to near-new condition and 100% airflow capacity. Costly solvents and cleaning kits are not required to clean our new Pro Dry S filters.

Hope this helps you out....
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