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    Default Air Box Mod Done....

    Just done this now, cleaned all the dead leaves and cr@p out of the box.

    Going to take it for a blast up the motorway to see if it makes a difference. Hope it does!

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    will deffo do mate..............enjoy...........
    Midlands Mod Shop - NFFC.

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    hi
    it doesn't make a big differance but it will seem smoother and remove the flat spots when pulling away and getting upto speed

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    hoovered all the dead shyte out of the box and also cleaned the filter element. Power delivery is far smoother now and it picks up much better without the need to drop down a gear.
    Just need to raid the coin jar for the K&N filter now.

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    Don't forget to reset the ECU (disconnect the battery for 30 mins) when you fit the K&N filter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by diesel dog View Post
    Don't forget to reset the ECU (disconnect the battery for 30 mins) when you fit the K&N filter.
    any particular reason??

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrew the bobby View Post
    any particular reason??
    When you alter anything with regards to air intake increases or fuel increases (tuning boxes),it is always a good idea to allow the ECU to 'learn' about the new amounts of air or fuel that are being fed in.Disconnecting the battery wipes the memory clean.

    You don't need to do this after a remap because the ECU already knows.LOL

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    ok - gotcha. Will I have to find my radio codes to unlock it or will that be ok?

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    it'll be okay for about 15 mins without the battery

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    cheers for that - the little bit of plastic removed really makes a difference IMO.

    far smoother now.... and seems more economical!

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