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#1 (permalink) Old 08-26-2004, 10:32 PM
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I am looking to put a dinan cold air intake and exhaust in my e46 performance packeage just wondering if anyone has these installed in their cars and how does it drive .
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I have a 2001 325i with the Dinan software and cold air intake. It made a difference in the feel of performance. It's not a throw you back, but does make the car a little faster. The sound of the engine changed a little but only when you put it to the floor. I have enjoyed the Dinan and would like to get the exhaust in the future.

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Dont' waste your money man, look around at other intakes available. A conforti intake and chip will save you lots when compared to the Dinan systems... only if your car is off your warranty.

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Does the Dinan stuff void the warranty, particularly the CAI?
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Sort of. When you install Dinan hardware, your factory is replaced with a Dinan warranty, with the same terms. So basically if you have 6 months left on your bmw warranty, and you install a dinan cai, you're given a 6 months warranty from dinan that covers the same thing. This is basically so they can say you don't lose your warranty.

That make sense?
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