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MG Midget and Sprite Technical - K&N Fancy filter - any good ?

I'm sure somebody on here will have or had one of these,

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/56-9057-K-N-CUSTOM-AIR-FILTER-KIT-FOR-SINGLE-TWIN-BARREL-CARBS-SPRITE-/311365332852?hash=item487ed1ef74:g:byIAAOSw8d9U2O4b


Are they any good, I'm planning on a slightly modded 1275 engine - just a bit more power and better breathing than standard already got the Peter Burgess head, staying twin carb and a slightly lumpy cam and maybe roller rockers, just wondering if the ridiculous price is justifiable.

Cheers,

Malc
Malc Gilliver

K&N filters are the ones to have, but I wouldn't pay that much. I have a single HIF44 with a K&N cone filter, which as I recall was about 30. Make sure you have at least a stub stack inside to ensure smooth entry of air.
L B Rose

They do work well and have a built-in radius, which helps.

That does seem a bit pricey.

Secondhand ones do come up for sale, sometimes.

Welsh MG have a used one for 75

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MG-MIDGET-K-N-FILTER-ASSEMBLY-/231783367767

You can wash the filter and re-oil it.
Dave O'Neill 2

Got one on my 1500, looks good, fits well and breathes really nicely. Good old carb roar!
Karl Bielby

article on here about filters

http://www.nicoclub.com/archives/kn-vs-oem-filter.html
mark 1500 on the road Preston Lancs

Another just appeared.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mg-Midget-Air-Filter-/121958172222

Rob
Rob aka MG Moneypit

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