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K&N RU-2590 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 Customer Reviews
Universal Air Filters > Universal Rubber Filter

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K&N's Universal Air Filters are designed and manufactured for a wide variety of applications including racing vehicles, radio-controlled cars, generators, snowmobiles, tractors, and other applications. Regardless of the angle or offset diameter of the air intake, there is probably a K&N Universal air filter for your equipment. All filters are constructed with ultra-strong molded pliable rubber flanges which absorb vibration and allow for secure attachment and can also be stretched for up to 1/16" (1.5mm) to fit in-between sizes. K&N universal air filters are washable and reusable.

[More Information on Universal Air Filters]
  • Designed to increase horsepower and acceleration
  • Hundreds of sizes and shapes for most applications
  • High air flow with excellent filtration
  • Clamp-on washable and reusable air filter
  • Pliable flanges absorb vibration and can be stretched up to 1/16 In. to fit in-between sizes
  • Not legal for highway use in states adopting California emission regulations
  • One year limited warranty
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News Story - K&N Releases New Drycharger Filter Wrap For Round Tapered Air Filters


Part RU-2590 Product Specifications
Product Style: Round Tapered Universal Air Filter
Air Filter Shape: Round Tapered
Air Filter Large End Diameter: 5.375 in (137 mm)
Base Outside Diameter: 5.375 in (137 mm)
Top Outside Diameter: 4.375 in (111 mm)
Flanges: 1
Flange Inside Diameter: 4 in (102 mm)
Flange Length: 0.625 in (16 mm)
Flange Type: Centered
Height: 7 in (178 mm)
Filter Material: Cotton Gauze
Top Style: Rubber
Top Material/Finish: None
Package Contents: 1 Air Filter
Package Quantity: 1
Filter Re-Oiling Amount: 1.24 oz (37 ml)
Inner Wire: No
Weight: 1.4 lb (0.6 kg)
Product Box Length: 6.38 in (162 mm)
Product Box Width: 6.38 in (162 mm)
Product Box Height: 11 in (279 mm)



Product Reviews      Review part RU-2590

 Great filter, sounds great on the car .
Chris Cook, Wisconsin
 I have been using your RU-2590 universal filter on a 2000 Ford F-350 with the 7.3L diesel for many years. It seemed small for the application but it has worked fine. I am getting over 20 MPG (with other mods. also)so it's size has not restricted air flow. Diesel filters do require much more frequent cleaning than advertised - in my experience every 3,000 miles or monthly, especially if I have driven through rain. The rain washes the oil (and dirt) from the filter right into the intake and the turbocharger. I have been able to minimize this somewhat by using drychargers for the last 3 or 4 years. They do stop fines from entering into the filter element somewhat. During a recent replacement of glow plugs and a turbo rebuild at 370,649 miles, no wear was apparent within the turbocharger. I have used a 1 micron bypass filter and [brand] synthetic additive (2 oz./QT of oil every 30,000 miles) since approximately 11,000 miles so this has apparently contributed to the low or minimal wear (the magnetic drain plug is almost clean at oil changes). The only other thing I have noticed is that after 2+ years or 20 or so filter cleanings the rubber flange of the filters shrink a bit, become harder and will no longer fit on the 4 intake. I think I read K & N recommends +/- 25 cleanings before replacement anyway though.
Dean Phelps, Ohio