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      11-11-2012, 05:09 PM   #1
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K&N Apollo Cold Air Intake Systems for 320D

Anyone actually tried this:

http://www.knfilters.com/search/prod...?Prod=57A-6042

I have a stock 2006 E90 320D (11/2006 E90 320d Saloon M47N2 Europe Right hand drive )

I am looking for some more extra power and found this on K&N's website.

Any difference in performance? Sound?
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      11-13-2012, 04:58 PM   #2
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I received some feedback from K&N Europe on this product:

"When we tested this kit we achieved 7bhp@4000rpm on both the 318d & 320d."

Not bad for the 318d and 320d guys on the board like me..
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335i guys with n54 ran this kit too and saw 10hp gains, I will look to see if I can use it on n52 engine.
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Just come acorss this thread when looking to see if induction kits work on disels, looks like they do and iv got a apollo lieing around in shed from old car haha

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Just come acorss this thread when looking to see if induction kits work on disels, looks like they do and iv got a apollo lieing around in shed from old car haha

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check that your MAF is not connected to the air box. otherwise you will need to mount it some how to the new solution
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MAF???

Sorry new to the bmw world only just got my car haha.
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diesels apparently can use this no problem.

Gas powered BMW have an air flow sensor (MAF) in the airbox. So any intake we get has to have a place to mount the MAF
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i woundered that as disel just suck in a constant amount of air were as petrol is controled with the airflow.

Ill let you guys know how it goes when i have fitted.
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