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      12-25-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
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Performance Intake Installed

Just put in the intake today. Took me about an hour pretty much straight forward on how to install.

Long story short is I love it. Got it for a great price and I definetly feel throttle response improved and while doing 60-80 at around 3k rpm I feel a slightly harder pull well at least thats what the butt dyno feels like haha. I will be doing a stage 2 tune on the 2nd so I plan to get a dyno done soon after so I will update the thread in the future with results. Check out the pictures below! Also you will notice in one of the pics I also installed some red cyba scoops I got, and after installing those I soon remembered how much I hate removing those stupid clips on the grills!

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mine just made a loud suction sound, the cheap thrill lasted about 3 weeks. almost as fun as installing decals.
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mine just made a loud suction sound, the cheap thrill lasted about 3 weeks. almost as fun as installing decals.
wouldn't necessarily call it cheap* ...but I guess we are all entitled to our own opinion. Sounds to me like you regret it, sorry to hear that.
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nice, i can confirm your butt dyno is correct, thats how i feel when i got mine.

you will definitely need that intake for your AA tuning.

dont forget when u got AA, give it min. 1 tank gas to adapt new setting or u will be sorry when u hit the dyno
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nice, i can confirm your butt dyno is correct, thats how i feel when i got mine.

you will definitely need that intake for your AA tuning.

dont forget when u got AA, give it min. 1 tank gas to adapt new setting or u will be sorry when u hit the dyno

will be sure to remember that, thanks for the input!!
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Wow some debbie downers chiming in..
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sound clip please!
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Wow some debbie downers chiming in..
i know right, merry christmas to all the grinches
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sound clip please!

in the future!
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Very nice mod and sorry to go off topic but I see in your signature that you got two 10" subs, how did you go about the rear deck rattle when blasting music?
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I've got this same intake on my 325i and I love it. The butt dyno definitely shows some improvement of some sort over stock, plus the CF finish on the whole thing looks really good under the hood. It's a little pricey over some other intakes, but all OEM BMW Performance parts are anyways.

Going through parking garages is also much more addicting now, I can't get enough of the sound.
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Very nice mod and sorry to go off topic but I see in your signature that you got two 10" subs, how did you go about the rear deck rattle when blasting music?
Stuffed tissue in all the rattling parts
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Congrats on the new intake, I would get one if I could get a good deal too. The "butt dyno" is the best one to listen to. The math on the intake = better performance too, larger intake channel + high flow filter + better path to engine = happy motor and better throttle response.
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mine just made a loud suction sound, the cheap thrill lasted about 3 weeks. almost as fun as installing decals.
And you guys wonder why the rest of the world holds you in such disregard...I'm pleased for the OP and hope you enjoy it - wish I could afford one.
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And you guys wonder why the rest of the world holds you in such disregard...I'm pleased for the OP and hope you enjoy it - wish I could afford one.
lol really the world huh? give me 5 member screen names.
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I want one now lol! Well I'll need an intake too before I get my tune, along with catless headers! Can't wait!
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Congrats! I went with the Eurobox due to lower cost but that Performance Intake looks real good. Let me know what you think about the AA tune, I am getting mine done sometime next week.
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Love the way the intake looks, Congrats!
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