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#1 (permalink) Old 06-11-2007, 05:37 PM
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E30 DIY Heat Shield

does anyone know how to make a heat shield? reason why is that i swap to the m30 afm and i have a cone filter.

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the M30 AFM and air filter will net you about 5 - 6 whp...its not worth it, just use the stock stuff and run a K&N panel filter

if you have already done it, and are stuck with it just get some sheet aluminum and some cutting sheers and make one...should be pretty easy

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the M30 AFM and air filter will net you about 5 - 6 whp...its not worth it, just use the stock stuff and run a K&N panel filter

+1...works fine for me!

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Ive gone down this dark path and may never return. LOL

I built one out of shetmetal, tin snips, pipe insulation, $40 at Home Depot
still need to get some sheet insulation
just make a good cardboard mock up first
copy signature motorings design, two pieces

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