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    Default which brand air filter?

    Easy question, which sports air filter do you use?
    k&n,green,BMC,stock gm or another one

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    K&N all the way mate

    air box mods done too...........sweet as a nut

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    Though those BMC ones have good reviews....

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    + 3 k&n panel filter and air box mod

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    Ditto

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    I already did the airbox mod, but still in doubt between k&n or bmc

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    Courtenay Sport + Air Box mod.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeJohnny View Post
    I already did the airbox mod, but still in doubt between k&n or bmc
    A Dilemma I faced myself. In the end it came down to cost.

    I got my Panel filter for 35 quid new, sealed and boxed from "the bay".

    The BMC CDC, or the Oval one is a fair bit more, but they used to get very good reviews. I wouldn't mind trying one really, but like I say it came down to cost.

    The way I looked at it was that I have a cold air feed already that's sealed off.
    I would have got a BMC Filter if this wasn't the case. In the end I went for K&N because I figured I just need to cut down on the resistance in the airbox for it to work the same way.

    Would like a new cold air feed though. Thoughts welcome.
    Anyone replaced the OEM feed with metal shiny pipework??
    It'll keep the intake nice and cold I would think.

    Matt

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    Pipercross and air box mod on mine.

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    Green cotton and air box mod to mine

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