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    Talking upgrade done what next ?

    well ive done another upgrade today guys !!!!!!!!
    ive taken the airbox intake out and put in a 571i top carbon k&n induction kit in.
    not only does it look good the sound of the air being sucked in when revs hit high and the speed increase is the dogs
    what next i wounder ?
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    pic added

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    two things seem to be missing the extra cold air feed and the heat shield.

    that thing needs cold air and it needs protecting from the warm air.

    when I had one I ran a pipe from under the car to the filter and I dremmel'd the plastic plate where a spot light would go and ran another pipe.

    worked really well.

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    needs a heat shield and cold air feed

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    or an enclosure with cold air feed?

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    Just gave yourself some more work, get to it soon ................

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    Absolutely point less if you ask me..
    No cold air going in.. More noise..

    The air box used cold air - the more cold air the denser the volume - more volume the better air quality going throught the Air Mass Meter - the better the mixture - the better the performance - you would have been better off with the K&N Panel filter..
    Remember the Poly-V belt when wet sprays water everywhere - take a look at the dirty on your bonnet..
    If these were any good VX would fit them to all there cars..
    You would have been better fitting four prong plugs for a better burn..
    Bet you pop your Air Mass Meter...

    Doh!

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    lol, i have a k&n incduction kit almost the same as this, use a vxr intake and got a metal shop to make a heat sheild......and yes, it makes a hell of a difference sound and performance.....ignore the dissbelievers

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    Thumbs up interesting read

    well guys i had a k&n panel fitted but this far out ways the performance belive me it moves

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