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      04-19-2007, 05:57 AM   #23
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I agree with you on "A", but as far as "B" goes, GruppeM charges over 1700 for an intake for an s2k so they try to screw everyone across the board, not just 335 guys.
I wonder who actually forks over $2000 for an intake. Anyone here?
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      04-19-2007, 11:32 AM   #24
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I wonder who actually forks over $2000 for an intake. Anyone here?
I'd pay 500.00
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      04-19-2007, 11:40 AM   #25
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lol I bet if it dyno'd an extra 30hp nobody would even look at the $$


Too much money for some CF bling. Replica's will be coming around soon.


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      04-21-2007, 12:45 AM   #26
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anybody know about other companies coming out with intakes 4 the 335i?
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      04-21-2007, 01:03 AM   #27
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dude what the fk is up with all these manufactures selling intake/exhaust for freakin $1000-2000
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      04-21-2007, 09:01 AM   #28
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I wonder if it even does anything, except maybe cool sounds... Here are my questions:
1. Does the oval air filter element have a greater surface area than the OEM flat panel?
2. Isn't the OEM airbox pulling air from the exact same place on top of the radiator? In other words, how is this CAI any "colder" than the OEM one?

I have taken the stock 335i intake completely apart - I will post pics. Its not only the surface area but how the air flow is reduced like crazy. Its amazing the route it must take (not talking about the cai either) the box it self.

Notice the height of the peice on the top left:



The stock peice is flat. There is also a divider in the stock box. The air must travel up and over the divider then back down into the intake plumbing. Its reduced to a 3X6 Inch surface area
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      04-21-2007, 11:23 AM   #29
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Looks hot but I would go for the quaife 1st....
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WTF??? I'd pay that price if the following conditions are met...

1. Give me gains of at least 20hp
2. Throw no weird codes on the dash
3. The sales associate comes to my house and give me a bj...

if all 3 conditions are met, i will consider purchasing it...

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FYI there are other intake options on the horizon, I'll keep ya posted

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      04-22-2007, 09:57 PM   #32
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Idiotic....ram air for a turbo system......

It would be more practical to develop a snorkel system like the Land Rovers so the the 335i can go underwater.
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      04-22-2007, 10:07 PM   #33
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thx jeff i think we all are looking for a replica stat!!!!!
thanks for keeping us updated as always!!!!
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      04-23-2007, 11:30 AM   #34
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$300-500 with proven gains on a stock and ProCede system, and more so when combined with a good exhaust, might sell well. Come up with a package for $2500 to $3500 that provides 400+ HP and 450+ torque and you might not be able to make enough of them.
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      04-24-2007, 01:13 AM   #35
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HP Autowerks in Santa Barbara did a dyno with the new Borla cat back, custom high flow air filter, and one with the airbox lid removed.

Hope this link works:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...=200082&page=3
Awesome info, thanks! Looks like a better filter and/or air lid might help us.
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wow $2k?!?! i love cf but damn this is one pricey intake
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http://www.gruppem.co.jp/en/home.html

Have you guys seen this yet? Worth the money?
Maybe I am a nubie to the scene but what is so great about GruppeM products?
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WTF??? I'd pay that price if the following conditions are met...

1. Give me gains of at least 20hp
2. Throw no weird codes on the dash
3. The sales associate comes to my house and give me a bj...

if all 3 conditions are met, i will consider purchasing it...

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