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#1 (permalink) Old 04-03-2005, 06:25 PM
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Im currently looking for a new cai for my ride. I like the Dinan, and the Cosmos one looks really good for the price. My question is will I have enough room to install these types of intakes with my ellipsoids headlights? It looks really tight on the drivers side.

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i have been told that there is enough room. im getting my cai soon. conforti/eurosport, it was suggested that you take out that headlight, then install the cai. later

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i have been told that there is enough room. im getting my cai soon. conforti/eurosport, it was suggested that you take out that headlight, then install the cai. later
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It is tight, but it will fit. I got my intake from www.cosmoracing.com and i have had great results and no problems at all and the price was awesome...Good Luck & Happy Bimmering..........
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My cosmos fits with my Euros.

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Performance: Zimmerman Cross Drilled Rotors-- PBR Deluxes-- Cosmos CAI---- Turner Pulley Kit--- Fan Delete mod---
Beauty: 18 polished M-Parallel replicas, Inpro Euros w/ Enchanced Angel eye kit, 20% tint
Clear corners/sidemarkers ---- Eurospec (Depos)

To do list:
Suspension--- researching
UUC System U TDM- 3/05
M50 manifold converstion 3/05
off to the tuning shop for custom software 4/05
Cams/lightened flywheel, throttlebody........ well lets see what happens
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i have a conforti intake with zkw's and have no problem

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i have the dinnan, and have no problem!

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My cosmos also easily clears my ellipsoids

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good to hear that most of these cai's will clear the lights. you guys with the cosmos......how do you like the kit? did it come with good hardware, and is the piping good quality?

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There really isn't too much to these things....... The cosmos is really just a DIY kit that someone is actually putting together for you.

It works fine, and sounds great!

I've always wanted some to put the Dinan side by side with the Cosmos and then explain why the $400 dinan outperforms the $130 cosmos w/ $270 of extra modifications to your car

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Performance: Zimmerman Cross Drilled Rotors-- PBR Deluxes-- Cosmos CAI---- Turner Pulley Kit--- Fan Delete mod---
Beauty: 18 polished M-Parallel replicas, Inpro Euros w/ Enchanced Angel eye kit, 20% tint
Clear corners/sidemarkers ---- Eurospec (Depos)

To do list:
Suspension--- researching
UUC System U TDM- 3/05
M50 manifold converstion 3/05
off to the tuning shop for custom software 4/05
Cams/lightened flywheel, throttlebody........ well lets see what happens
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