KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R DNA Performance Air Filter Intake kit (TWO FILTERS) STAGE 3

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  • Regular price £700.00



Make: KTM

CC: 1090 / 1190 / 1290

DNA Filtering Efficiency: 98-99%

Product Information

  • This stage 3 application has two filters. One on top and one around it so that the gain is maximized. After extensive measurements and tests with DNA 's Dyno an increase by +15 Whp was achieved on a KTM Superduke R 2018 model.
  • The filtering efficiency is extremely high at 98-99% filtering efficiency, with 4 layers of DNA® Cotton for maximum engine protection.
  • This DNA Stage 3 Air Box Kit is designed as a High flow Air Box Kit for Expedition and Rally use.
  • The filter is plug and play and includes a special plaque for the assembly of the OEM system.
  • This Stage 3 application is developed for race & track use and in some countries it may not be legal to use it on the road.
  • ECU remapping is recommended for optimum results and maximum performance.

KTM 1290 Models :

  • KTM 1290 Super Duke GT (16-21)
  • KTM 1290 Super Adventure (15-20)
  • KTM 1290 Super Adventure R (15-20)
  • KTM 1290 Super Adventure S (15-20)
  • KTM 1290 Super Adventure T (2017)
  • KTM 1290 Super Duke R Special Edition (2016)
  • KTM 1290 Super Duke R (14-19)

          The Anatomy of a DNA High Performance Filter

          This is what Power is made of!

          A DNA High Performance Filter is a high quality, next generation multilayer cotton gauze,flameproof, oil impregnated air filter.


          1. The DNA Cotton


          This very special cotton is designed by DNA's R&D engineers for High Performance filtering purposes. The basic media is a non woven surgical cotton gauze with a modified TEX & THREAD, with extremely high strength of break. This unique cotton media, actually is a "hairy hybrid" featuring extremely high air flow rates and excellent filtering efficiency that exceeds 98%.

          2. The DNA Wire Mesh


          The DNA wire mesh, is a very special material designed by DNA's R&D engineers. Made out of marine grade 5000 series Aluminum, features a unique "wrap & fill" and precisely calculated wire diameter, to have the necessary high tensile strength and elasticity to last a lifetime. Additionaly it is protected against oxidation by a fine layer of epoxy coating. The DNA wire mesh is designed to perfectly support the cotton layers and at the same time not restrict the air flow.

          3. The DNA Filtering Media


          The DNA Filtering Media consists of 4 layers of DNA cotton, sandwiched between 2 layers of DNA wire mesh, precisely pleated all together. We produce a very wide selection of media, starting from 8 mm to 50 mm height, with an infinite size of "Pitch". Actually we can choose from an unlimited combination of DNA Filtering Media when designing a new filter. Another important feature of our filtering media is the "Large pleat edge radius". This feature allows the edge to be an active part of the filtering media, instead of a "dead" inactive area as our competitors is. The result is a unified high air flow of the filter. The only drawback of this design is that the media is very sensitive during production before molding and must be handled with extreme care, increasing the production cost.

          4. The DNA Filter Oil


          This is an extremely important part of the DNA filter. As soon as the DNA Oil is added to the cotton media, the cotton is "static charged" and transformed into an unbeatable filtering material! To achieve this fantastic result we have developed a unique air filter oil formula. The specifications of our DNA Air Filter Oil are as impressive as our filters are. Humidity will not attack the oil, even if the filter is submersed in water. The flow of the filter remains unchanged even under extreme rainy conditions with high humidity. (We have seen many competitors' filters transformed into a "milky mess" when it rains, severely reducing the performance of the engine). The oil has low viscosity, plus very high temperature resistance and stability. It will uniformly spread and stay on the filter regardless the temperature. Additionaly, it is UV resistant and easily soluble to assist cleaning the filter.


          DNA Test & Results

          The DNA Flow and Dyno Tests.

          We test every single filter. Satisfaction guarantied.

          The DNA Air Flow Tests

          For the air flow tests, we use the most advanced flow bench available today.

          The ROTRONICS FlowScan, is a totally computerized flow bench that measures:

          • Mass of the air,
          • Flow of the air,
          • Temperature of the air,
          • Absolute air pressure,
          • Differential air pressure,
          • Speed of the air at various points (Pitot tubes),
          • Absolute humidity of the air.

          The complete procedure is automated and computer controlled, eliminating human errors.

          For more information on DNA air filters, other tuning modifications and tuning to get the best from your setup please don't hesitate to get in touch using our contact us feature at the bottom of the page.