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By John Schneble (john30) on Monday, March 20, 2006 - 6:26 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
What do you guys clean em with. I've got an 02 Cally Pro V with the 315hp 350 mag mpi. Just lookin to get some other tips on cleanin the filter element. Thanx in advance.
By Sparky Jay (wake_upppp) on Monday, March 20, 2006 - 6:40 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Is it just a paper element? If so, low pressure through an air blower from the inside of the filter out. If you want a filter to keep and clean over and over you want a K&N. Then you can clean and re-oil over and over. All my boat has is a flame arrestor. It's just a metal screen, no element type filter at all.
By Walt (walt) on Monday, March 20, 2006 - 8:08 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
I've never seen a paper element used on a boat. Every merc I've seen used a flame arrester like Sparky mentioned. Simple green cleans those up really nice.
By Peter Chandler (peter_c) on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 9:49 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
Some engines did come with a K$N style filter. If that is the case goto K$N's website where you will find cleaning instructions. The metal flame arrestors are easy to clean using a solvent or brake and parts cleaner along with compressed air.
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