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Old 04-08-2004, 04:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Got one yesterday, was driving past euro car parts thought ill get one of them cone air things

First thing i noticed was the mighty roar it makes from about 3000 rpm onwards,

Second there was a noticeably power increase wooot fun fun, trying to find as many open roads to and from work hehe

if u havent got 1 id advise anyone to get one.
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Old 04-08-2004, 06:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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forgot to mention disconnect the alarm, I had an ear full of clifford when i started fiddling in the engine bay.
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Old 04-08-2004, 07:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i agree, the sound it makes is simply sweet, j/w if you have any pic's

i bought oneo ff e-bay for like $45 shipped, how much did you pay for yours?
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Old 04-09-2004, 04:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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bah u got urs quite a bit cheaper as i live in the uk i payed 57 +vat from

http://www.eurocarparts.com/ecommerc...ch_Results.asp

ill post pics of it as soon as i get a new camera

how did u find fitting the K&N?
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did you guys just get the k&n filter or a tube with it also? i just have the intake filter and it is loud, cant hear it much over my exhaust though...if they have a tube i want it because i am sure it is cheaper than some of the higher priced brands(not that there is anything wrong with those brands)
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAP...RK%3AMEBWN%3AIT

It sounds badass under load. The only thing I had to do to make it fit was move the horn. (I mounted it in on the cruise control module)
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Old 04-10-2004, 03:38 AM   #7 (permalink)
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on my car the cone aif filter replaces the old air box, goes stright on the air flow meter and there is a hose from the bottom grill to the filter so the faster u go the more and cooler the air gets blowen onto the filter lol.
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Does anyone have any good URLs for a HowTo on this? It looks like a real good thing. I'm not a mechanic at all, but I can follow instructions, so a HowTo with some pics would be real helpful...

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Did you take any pictures of while you were doing this? I would like to see how you manuvered everything around to get the new filter to fit. Because i would like to do this but i have no imagination, and i dont see any room for it to fit
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I've got one for a wile(Open air intake) now every time it rains the car start to shake and chock till I put a divider in so the water don't splash from the bottom cause the euro cars can't suck up any water. If you got a VANO 95+ you got to watch out for this when you get water in the engine the shit will freeze the you mite then conceder swap the M3 engine.
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so are you guys just taking about adding a cone filter and removing the stock air box?
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Did you take any pictures of while you were doing this? I would like to see how you manuvered everything around to get the new filter to fit. Because i would like to do this but i have no imagination, and i dont see any room for it to fit
When u take out the old air filter unit u have loads of room the instructions r easy to follow ill try get some pics up asap
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so are you guys just taking about adding a cone filter and removing the stock air box?
This is how it looks installed....



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And here a view from outside with the bumper cover off...


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yea, I built my own just like daemon's
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