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AEM Universal Dryflow Air Filter Adds Protection and Performance to your Air Intake Project

21-2138DK AEM air filter

The 21-2138DK can be used as a standalone filter for a project or as the replacement filter for the 21-8128DC intake system for 2015 Ford F-150 2.7L and 3.5L turbo trucks.

When it's spring service time for your car, truck, or race machine, the to-do list should always include checking, and replacing, or, if your vehicle is equipped with an AEM induction system, cleaning the engine air filter.

Newly available for many vehicles is AEM's tapered oval-shaped universal 21-2138DK Dryflow air filter. This filter is also the replacement filter for the AEM 21-8128DC Brute Force performance cold air intake system for 2015 Ford F150 EcoBoost 2.7L V6 turbo and 3.5L V6 turbo models. And you can install it yourself.

AEM 21-8128DC Brute Force performance cold air intake system for 2015 Ford F150 EcoBoost 2.7L V6 turbo and 3.5L V6 turbo

Featuring a Dryflow synthetic material, the 21-2138DK can be the quick, easy to install and maintain, and long lasting filter that you need for your project.

As a clamp-on replacement filter, the dual-flange 21-2138DK is versatile, efficient, and immediately brings increased filtration and better performance to your vehicle. For the F150 with the 21-8128DC air intake system, that means an estimated additional 17 horsepower and 18 pound-feet of torque at 5200rpm over the factory system.

Your vehicle's induction system will be better protected from whatever comes at it thanks to AEM's next generation filter media and high-volume construction. The top cap is rubber and the flanges are metal and fit inside the stock air box or directly onto the 21-8128DC intake, inside the heat shield. Designed in collaboration with K&N, the inventor of high-flow air filters, the specialized non-woven lofted synthetic material utilizes a structural aluminum screen for structural strength.

The filter does not utilize oil so it is easier to clean and reuse, so it can come back refreshed and ready to work for as long as you need it. AEM recommends using its 1-1000 air filter cleaner on both the inside and outside to loosen grime and dirt before rinsing it with water. Use cool or warm (never hot) water and gently shake it off. Allow the filter to air dry and it can even be replaced if it is slightly damp. The cleaner comes with its own instruction sheet and there is a video online for additional guidance.

When spring service time rolls around again, your car or truck should have had many months of clean, free-flowing air and a healthier intake system, minimizing this part of your maintenance routine.

When you're ready to get your 21-2138DK, use the AEM online Product Search or locate a dealer near you by using the AEM Dealer Search.

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