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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 05-20-2004, 12:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i installed a cone filter on my 325 then all of a sudden im overheating in traffic, can there be a link, and what would cause this.
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you might need a longer tube for the intake
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that's why i never will buy a cone filter.
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that's why i never will buy a cone filter.
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you need a heat shield, there like 50$.
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you need a heat shield, there like 50$.
or u can make one for 7 dollors
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dont listen to this heat filter, hot intake shit. Because thats what it is... all bullshit.
Your car is most likely overheating because you undid the sensor on the end of the line.

Cone filters Do Not Lose Power IN Traffic! Why? This is a practical application. If the car is standing still, hot air from the alternator is being pushed striaght into the intake. You "loose" power at idle. And by power i mean fractions of foot lb of torque. By the time you start moving and are above 2000 rpms, where power is made in e30s, the car has enough airflow to not make a difference anymore, the alternator is blowing cool air into the cone filter again.
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the heatshield would at least give u a better sound eh? lol
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