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    after being dragged around shops all day i just finally had 10 mins to myself to tackle the air box plastic

    there was loads of crap in there. leaves etc. ps the pic is after i got most of it out, really needs the hoover when shes not looking!

    gonna get a new filter in there asap. what are peoples reccomendations 1.8 petrol btw

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    Replace with a good quality standard one is my advise .....

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    I've got a K&N induction kit. A lot of people go for the K&N panel filter. Matter of choice. I like the intake noise the induction kit gives personally. As for performance, makes very little difference on it's own. A bit smoother on the throttle perhaps.

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    They do seem to accumulate dirt quickly.
    I had my Siggy serviced the other day at an independent garage and the mechanic reckoned he could have grown a good crop of spuds in the bottom of the airbox!

    Phil

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    looks similar to the crap that was in mine. lots of dead flies too yuck

    K&N panel filter. they are lifetime filters so just need cleaned occasionally, not replaced.

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    That looks nasty,just get a new paper filter m8 and replace regulary..........

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    get a K&N panel mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by knoxvillain View Post
    looks similar to the crap that was in mine. lots of dead flies too yuck

    K&N panel filter. they are lifetime filters so just need cleaned occasionally, not replaced.

    lifetime filter eh? how much? mite consider that if not alot more than a standard one

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    about £40 but it will last the life of the car plus it's a "performance filter"

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    Quote Originally Posted by knoxvillain View Post
    about £40 but it will last the life of the car plus it's a "performance filter"
    how much is the standard filter at vx? going to order a sunglasses holder so might get original from vx intead of from local motor factors

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