View Single Post
      09-29-2008, 08:53 PM   #52
sflgator
53
Major General
 
sflgator's Avatar
 
Drives: '09 MB C63 AMG & '08 MB GL450
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: U.S.

Posts: 5,389
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by tmw139 View Post
Actually, in the AFE kit, the dual cone filters are stabilized by the heat shield with a bolt that attaches the heat shield to the center of the filter tube assembly. That is the purpose of the cross tube between the two filter tubes.

Without the heat shield, you are relying on the hose clamps at the factory intake tubes to stabilize the filters and filter tube assembly.
True; forgot about that center bolt...my bad.
__________________

|2009 RENNtech MB C63 AMG | Black/Black Leather/Black Maple | Premium II | MultiMedia | iPod |
| TeleAid | Charcoal Filter Delete | BMC High-Flow Air Filters | High-Flow Secondary Cats | Clear Side Markers |
sflgator is offline  
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote