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Installig Dinan CAI - queries

Guys i have a 2000 540i sport with 77000 kms. i am thinking of installing the Dinan CAI, the one that goes down behind the headlights and bumper.
I see the Dinan site recommends the Stage 2 chip upgrade -- is this really necessary? i live in Trinidad and we dont have a Dinan dealer to do the upgrade. Also in this position is does the filter get very wet and dirty faster?
I just want the engine to breath better and get a few more hp and tq. I really dont want to upgrade the chip right now.
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The upgrade is not necessary for the cold air intake. It is only necessary if you want added torque and hp. as for the filter, Dinan CAI comes with a sock that covers the filter for harsh weather conditions. I have not heard any bad things about these systems. installation is easy and you can do it yourself:
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