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      02-08-2013, 04:37 PM   #1
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Simota Intake Question

Hey guys, I recently purchased a Simota Carbon Fiber 2nd generation intake for my 328. I was going to install it today via the help of a friend and now he has me paranoid. I have a few questions, does this intake require any modifications in order for it to fit? He says its a universal fit intake, and I argue its only for the E90s. And do I need anything else such as a heat shield or anything with this intake? People with this intake, how do you like it sound wise and have you felt any difference in mpg/power? Please chime in for some help.

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I assume you're talking about the CB2 intake. If so, I got a heatshield with it when I purchased it used. Otherwise, it does not require any modifications to fit and you'll be able to hear it roar above 3k rpms
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you're freaking out for no reason. Take off the stock box. Take the MAF sensor out of it, put it in the new intake (there's a bung for it), and put in the new intake
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I assume you're talking about the CB2 intake. If so, I got a heatshield with it when I purchased it used. Otherwise, it does not require any modifications to fit and you'll be able to hear it roar above 3k rpms
Interesting, dont think mine came with a heat shield unless its built in to the intake?
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does not hurt to try, it only takes like 5 mins to get the intake out, if even that, just take it out and try the new one. If it does not fit just put the old intake back in.
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any input on the heatshield?
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Its only for e90s bro
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