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    Default Who needs an Induction Kit?

    Earlier on, I was bored and decided to have a clean up under the bonnet, when I noticed a lump of plastic attatched to the front grille, right in front of the air intake. As it was held on with screws, note was, I decided it should come off. I now have an uninterupted cold air feed straight to the air box. Is this good or bad? Did seem a little less laggy and there is definately an induction noise. Has anyone else done this? Can I leave it and enjoy a cheapo induction kit, or was it there for a reason?

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    If it's the part I think it is matey, it's just a deflector to stop any large pieces of 'anything' going into the airbox.

    For what it's worth, I've removed mine as well and so has a lot of people on here.

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    Is that the thingy thats held in by the SAME screws as the front grill?

    Oh btw i got my new Irmy fornt grill today and fitted it at work

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    Yeah that's the thingy, Got a recess in it where it goes around the bonnet catch lever too.

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    Thats coming off tomorrow then

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    Quote Originally Posted by plasma
    Is that the thingy thats held in by the SAME screws as the front grill?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew's SRi
    Yeah that's the thingy, Got a recess in it where it goes around the bonnet catch lever too.
    That's the thingy guys.

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    Make sure you do the "other" airbox mod too.

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    I left mine on. Water+diesel engine=bad news. A highly unlikely scenario, but why take the chance?

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    This has been mentioned in other threads. This extra part on the grille seems only to relate to diesels - not present on any petrols. As Simonali says, maybe because water in a diesel engine is much bigger bad news than in a petrol?

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    It would have to be a very deep puddle!
    Last edited by AndrewTi; 12th April 2006 at 22:32.

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