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    Default My Latest Mod - K&N Air Filter

    Nothing Major, just a quick little mod.

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    I dont think it looks too bad myself, what do you guys think?

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    Lookin good mate Does it make a big difference in performance?

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    Looking good mate, hope its improved the performance for you. Should sound nicer

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    When i first installed it, i didnt think it made too much of a difference, not that i noticed it, but funnily enough my fuel ecomony has improved! Now i was expecting that to be the first thing to go. The sound took a little getting used to, never had a K&N before, but love it now!

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    looks very good mate

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    I don't like cones myself, suck in too much warm air, but it does look good.

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    glad your happy with it mate k@ns rock imo

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    what kind of "direct cold air feed" you running?.......

    looks good though..

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    Quote Originally Posted by armoured farmer
    what kind of "direct cold air feed" you running?.......

    looks good though..
    Well the K&N kit doesnt supply one, so i just left the standard cold air feed pipe there, although for some reason the instructions ask for it to be removed?? I've always been under the impression that its better for the air filter to have a cold air feed.

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    yes it is mate, always better for MORE cold air to be feeded thru, thats what a Turbo does, it forces more cold air in. giver the K&N a good clean atleast every six months or you'll start losing power like i did, you dont notice until you take the kn off and put standard back on, another idea would be to add another cold air feed! Like the above guys said, an open Kn will suck in more warm air. But does look real good though.

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