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      02-28-2009, 09:12 PM   #45
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I like it.
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      04-04-2009, 12:02 PM   #46
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Nice. I bet that freaks out the tech when you service your car.
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      04-04-2009, 02:09 PM   #47
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I'd have spent that money on the m3 strut and get looks + performance.

Also, looks like a pain to get to the brake reservoir now.
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      04-04-2009, 02:12 PM   #48
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      07-12-2009, 02:06 PM   #49
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Better for those that has JB3, since you need to get into the ECU to change the chip?
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      07-12-2009, 02:17 PM   #50
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Looks sick...my buddy just installed that too. I just took the fuckin thing off and left it off
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      07-12-2009, 04:34 PM   #51
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How much do those covers weigh?
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      07-12-2009, 06:27 PM   #52
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very clean. great job
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      07-12-2009, 06:29 PM   #53
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How much do those covers weigh?
No where near as much as the regular E90 ones...
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      09-28-2012, 12:04 PM   #54
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Had to bring up a old thread since im going to be doing this..

Did everything fit into place with no modification?
Looks like everything fit perfect. I just see a gap under the microfilters exposing the white ECU cover, is that a gap or how its suppose to be?
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      09-28-2012, 12:40 PM   #55
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lol i will do whatever it takes to lose weight on my car, take a shit or get this filter, or better yet why not both. Cool mod OP looks like its easier to install intakes with this setup
Then strip your interior... rear seat delete, get racing buckets, remove door cards, etc. Oh, what's that? You won't?
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      09-28-2012, 01:01 PM   #56
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I like this. Stopping at my dealer this weekend to order parts!
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      09-28-2012, 03:14 PM   #57
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Had to bring up a old thread since im going to be doing this..

Did everything fit into place with no modification?
Looks like everything fit perfect. I just see a gap under the microfilters exposing the white ECU cover, is that a gap or how its suppose to be?
Hey buddy,

There's a cover you are supposed to buy that fills that gap. There's one for each side. The only modification I had to do was cut back some of the tape on the harness for the pollen sensor so it will reach the location of the sensor location on the M3 cowl.
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I like the additional space it created.
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Thumbs down

pretty dumb, without the profile-gasket and M3 hood, dirt will find his way.

check out this pic, so you will see, gasket and hood are isolating the engine bay...

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thanks for the high quality pic Farewell, I can almost see what your talking about...
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not my car not my pic, but maybe paint will help

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I just did this swap today. It's pretty awesome.

Pro tip: You don't need to buy the $20 seal, you can just re-use the stock one. It does seem to seal pretty well from stuff getting in from the cowl.
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      10-07-2012, 05:37 PM   #63
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honestly took me way to long to figure out what was different lol
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holy thread bump!
been running this as long as 1clean335i
no seal, no problems!
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honestly took me way to long to figure out what was different lol
Post modification:

-Access to both DCI filters and intake tubes without removal of cowl
-Access to an OCC if you have one
-Ability to remove engine cover without removing cowl
-Ability to access white ECU box in 1/2 the time
-Ability to clean rear of engine without removing cowl
-You can hear the turbos more clearly
-You shed a few lbs

For under $100, it's a no-brainer for anyone who mods and likes easier access to various components in the engine bay. I guess it's not for everyone.
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thanks for the high quality pic Farewell, I can almost see what your talking about...
I almost spit out my coffee lmao
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holy thread bump!
been running this as long as 1clean335i
no seal, no problems!
Hey man! Good to see you're still around!

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Post modification:

-Access to both DCI filters and intake tubes without removal of cowl
-Access to an OCC if you have one
-Ability to remove engine cover without removing cowl
-Ability to access white ECU box in 1/2 the time
-Ability to clean rear of engine without removing cowl
-You can hear the turbos more clearly
-You shed a few lbs

For under $100, it's a no-brainer for anyone who mods and likes easier access to various components in the engine bay. I guess it's not for everyone.
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