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Brera 2.2 Cold Air Intake/Induction Kit

Has anybody fitted a cold air intake/induction kit to the Brera 2.2?

Any opinions on results or whether it's worth doing in the first place?
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There doesn't seem to be any big benefits to fitting one of these, the current air box is the same across the models, so really if it can cope with a 3.2, the 2.2 will be no trouble
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I wouldn't bother, you could put a sports air filter in for nicer induction/sound (like K&N), many on this forum have one in their 2.2 JTS.
Alternatively, someone has done a short ram intake to their 2.2

https://youtu.be/5beQZX3Q3ys?list=LL...qhTk8e3znGFafw
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I've fitted a K&N filter on my previous Brera. Might give this short ram mod a go. Seems simple enough..
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Not sure if it brings any gains to have a K&N filter in there, but it doesn't hurt and sounds good too.
Some pics or even a video would be great if you go ahead with doing the short ram intake.
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I'll let you know how it goes..
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After asking a few specialists and looking online I decided against upgrading the induction. It doesn't seem to make much, if any difference to things. I settled on fitting a Pipercross air filter...
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The intake in the 159 is already pretty decent, there's not much chance of it sucking in hot air. The only thing you could remove is the resonator box that sits on the intake pipe towards the corner of the engine bay, might make it louder but not sure if it will change anything.
Have you noticed any sort of gain just by changing the filter? Better breathing/sound? Might be worthy to also switch out the rear exhaust boxes for performance versions too.
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Can't say I noticed any difference changing the air filter but I have just fitted new straight through back boxes from Wizard Exhausts and they sure do make a difference, both to sound and performance...
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