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Some more applicable experience.
We, turbo suppliers, do not like oiled air cleaners- another cause to reject warrantee.
The problem is that oil accumulates quickly. This deposit also captures dust and the failures start rolling in.
Detroit Diesel once had a very large fleet of Class 8 trucks who changed over to " lifetime, cleanable filters that were oiled". All was well for a brief time then the failures started rolling in mostly from very dusty environments like yours. Besides these filters are not as good at taking out very fine dust particles.
Probably will not fit now but the factory paper filter is probably better protection for you.
Don't take this lightly, you can lose a set of rings and cylinders quickly, not cheap like VW stuff.
Good luck.
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