Ratty wrote:Wait! So if you're recommending that I replace my air filter on the way home there IS something I could do. I could throw a garbage bag over it when I get there?? Then it would be clean when I get ready to leave?
gyre wrote:I would plug the intake on playa, if I thought it needed it.
gyre wrote:Some vehicles have a downturn in the intake, which can trap dust.
Straightveg wrote:gyre wrote:gyre wrote:Some vehicles have a downturn in the intake, which can trap dust.
I expect that to work on the playa in a dust storm about as well as a rainfly keeps dust out of tents with mesh windows.
YMMV,IANAL, I didn't stay at a holiday inn express last night, etc. That said, I do work on cars as what passes for a living these days.
Clar-i-ty wrote:A couple of years ago I had to rent a vehicle at the 11th hour. I bought several rolls of blue painters tape to cover all the window seals (black rubber pieces). I got my deposit back.
ranger magnum wrote:Ive had great experiences with K&N filters in both the race car and in my diesel truck. Regardless, replace the filter when you leave. Oem filters are cheap. Dont bother swapping them as you enter/leave, unless you have a K&N to begin with. Just get a replacement and switch it out.
Once you arrive, unless you turn the car on and off, the dust wont be a problem for the engine.
some seeing eye wrote:On blocking windows, putting the reflector on the outside, rather than inside, will be more effective because of the greenhouse effect. But if your covering is on the outside, you have to tape completely around every edge with the wide tape, 1 1/2" or 2" as Mr Canoe notes, to keep the wind from getting under it and tearing it.
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