TRD cold air intake filters?

I have TRD cold air intake installed by the previous owners, I took the filters out today and thought it was red color but it is actually black come?? Do I need to buy new filters? The trd cold air intake filters claim never need to be change..whats wrong with my filters??

**The color is still black after cleaning**

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Will reoiling solve the problem?? how many light coat do i need to spray?

2 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    You might need to wash them and put on the special lube stuff to keep it in top shape.

    You could also look at replacing it with a better filter. Look at these.

  • 1 decade ago

    Well performance filters come in different colors. K&N are usually purple, and the other brands all seem to use their own colors too. What you should know is that after cleaning them most of them need to be "re-oiled" to work properly. I would try to figure out what brand of filter it is and find out if your filter requires the re-oiling.

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