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    Thumbs up K&N Fitted and i have a smile

    Well fitted my K&N filter the other day and i'm well chuffed,feels a lot quicker and more grunt lower down where as before it would struggle until 2000 revs
    Not sure if its all in my head but who cares i'm smiling

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    Excellent mate, can I ask where and how much the filter was....might do this myself

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    Bought of a member on here but you can get them for around £38 on ebay well worth it imho

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmac View Post
    Well fitted my K&N filter the other day and i'm well chuffed,feels a lot quicker and more grunt lower down where as before it would struggle until 2000 revs
    Not sure if its all in my head but who cares i'm smiling
    when you change your air filters dont you have to get the engine set up correctly (mixture)or does it do it all itself?

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    Think its all done my ECU now days,i have a magnex exhaust as well so maybe they compliment each other

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    As far as im aware the ecu notices the difference and adjusts itself, failing that you could always disconnect battery for 30mins and let it all re-learn

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    which engine do you have mate,i've tried cone filters and the the chatter form he filter is louder than the dump valve sounds amazing like a cosworth but in my head i know in first gear its mostly hot air going in so i might get a panel filter when im sorted

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    2.0 Dti mate

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    i think it make a bigger difference on forced induction cars like mine and yours as oppose to n/a like a 2.2 petrol

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    Nice one mate, i was the same when i fitted my k&n not sure if it is in the head but deffo feals smoother and better at lower rpm!!

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