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Old 09-06-2013, 05:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Valk View Post
Wow, then I feel genuinely ripped off with my Kaw KAI's air filtration system...at least superficially. All I've got is a paper element with a foam pre-filter. I would think a backfire through the carb might just blow a hole through the paper. Though, I can't say I've ever experienced/heard(?) one of these. Have only 'heard' maybe a handful of actual backfires through the exhaust in 2 mowers over 6 years.

So.....is this Kaw KAI air filter system substandard?
No......it's fine. Just service it regularly/more often.
Obviously, the "Donaldson" canister type has a lot more surface area and usually has a better sealing surface than the other types ( plus it mounts a little higher, outta the dust), but unless the unit came equipped with one, or you order one for it when new, there's not much you can do about it now.
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