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    whats this air box mod that people are talking about?

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    i did it didnt realy see any difference

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    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by kirky2k4 View Post
    i did it didnt realy see any difference
    What engine and filter do u have

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    which panel filter is better? K&N, Pipercross or BMC?

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    standard filter 1.9 150 08 plate manual

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    IMO get the airbox mod done first. Piece of cake, takes only 5 minutes, and it's free. More gains from that than from a change of panel filter IMO.

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    is it not worth changing the panel at the same time as doing the mod?

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    I got over 220 bhp from my old 04-plate 2.0T with everything standard on the car, including standard panel filter and exhaust, apart from a BSR Stage 1 remap and the airbox mod.

    Some say the airbox mod improves/increases airflow and that having a different panel filter would not make a noticeable difference.

    I was so pleased with the results I got, I decided not to try changing to a K & N.

    Up to you, mate.

    I did the airbox mod on my CDTI 150 and I noticed it was a bit more responsive......then I remapped it. LOL

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