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      04-05-2010, 03:41 AM   #18
Drives: 335d M Sport Coupe
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Originally Posted by R1000K3 View Post
Creative solution, it should provide some extra air flow. Probably quite little though compared to the Mr. 5 solution.
I Agree, but any extra cold air is a bonus and I can feel a difference, so I'm pleased with this as a simple and easy to do MOD.

I didn't want to spend huge amounts on the Dinan or the Japanese CF one (I can't remember the name) or have an additional filter to clean etc.

I used to have the stage 3 Riss Racing intake and loved it, but the filter needed cleaning every 3 months and god p'eed off with that hassle.

So I have:-
Helene Streamline Air filter
And the above MOD of my own.

It has made a noticable different in 2nd gear upwards. (2nd is really noticable as is 6th gear)

If anyone wants to try this it's quite cheap too and all with commercially available parts:-
Pipercross Induction pipe (51mm) 24
38 mm Silicon Pipe (I/D) 20
Zip ties (in my toolbox)
Stanley knife (in my toolbox)
High Temp Adhesive 3
liquid soap (the pipe is a bit tight to get through)
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