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      04-07-2008, 01:42 AM   #1
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New intake system

hi all, installed this a week or two ago, goes great, nice sound too.

found it at Ulitmate Racing.

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      04-07-2008, 02:24 AM   #2
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wat happen, if bmw find out about your intake? warranty could be avoid?
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      04-07-2008, 02:32 AM   #3
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Meh.. could always replace it with original
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      04-07-2008, 02:39 AM   #4
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Have you noticed any noticeable gains ?




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      04-07-2008, 02:55 AM   #5
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got v2 in at same time so "yes" but can't say how much.
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      04-07-2008, 03:04 AM   #6
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Certianly different looking! Does it get much air through that?

I doubt you would have any warranty problems, they would have to prove that the intake caused the problem! And they are pretty reasonable normally...
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      04-07-2008, 03:25 AM   #7
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i guess, not sure, looks good, sounds good....
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Where is it actually drawing air from? I can't make it out in the picture...
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down underneath the front bumper
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      04-07-2008, 05:42 AM   #10
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down underneath the front bumper
How can you fit it underneath the bumper, wouldn't it be scraping on the ground?
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^^ Either that, or take out a fog light?
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Looks like a work of art Dan.

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^^ Either that, or take out a fog light?
Well technically this would be in the front bumper, not underneath.

We need clarification.
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lol, ok it's like this crude picture
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Love the Paint picture LOL
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Certainly very different to the norm. I'm surprised to see the stainless pipe there as I thought the air flowing through their would get hotter.

Love your hand drawing. I'll have to use that to describe flat spots on tyres to my children!!!!
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So did you remove the left fog light assembly?

Would make sense to grab air from down there like the M3:

I agree with vgr02, SS looks good but plastic or CF would conduct less heat from your engine bay to the air inside that pipe.

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Certainly very different to the norm. I'm surprised to see the stainless pipe there as I thought the air flowing through their would get hotter.

Love your hand drawing. I'll have to use that to describe flat spots on tyres to my children!!!!
That's exactly what I was thinking.

Te metal I would of thought would conduct the heat, and all those long narrow curves might be making it hard for air to get to the engine?
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love the 4-spoke rims! and from the pic looks like you had a front lip installed too? heheheeheh...

oh and the intake looks wicked too
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      04-09-2008, 08:38 PM   #21
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ah well i'll just have to show everyone when we all meet up again....
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I should be organising a cruise in time for the uni holidays...
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