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Induction filters

i have over the last month been playing with various setups, namely a universal cone filter (k&n style) and a bmc dia filter, i have run with each of these with various pipework lengths and positions, the best setup i got was using the standard pipe from the throttlebody connecter to the maf then connected to a twinspark pipe (the curvy section) into the bmc filter, this was the best aftermarket setup i found to work, all options seemed to give slightly less low down torqe and no noticeable power gains so i have come to the conclusion that i will be sticking to the standard setup and try a k&n or autodelta oe style filter when it next needs changing to see if that does anything

what have i learned from all this?

if you want to upgrade your induction you will likely spend alot of time effort and money for little or no gain and you will definately need to spend money on a very expensive setup to improve over the standard kit
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Dunno about any gains from the CDA I fitted, but the noise =
 
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Dunno about any gains from the CDA I fitted, but the noise =
yup, the noise is certainly a big difference, much more throaty with the bmc filter
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so i have come to the conclusion that ...
if you want to upgrade your induction you will likely spend alot of time effort and money for little or no gain and you will definately need to spend money on a very expensive setup to improve over the standard kit
I learnt a similar thing, but then tried the GSR intake pipe and realised what you have said, and that your better off using someone elses knowledge, time, and research and buy something that actually works and has been properly tested and proven to do so, namely the GSR kit - which isn't that expensive either.
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Fitted K&N's typhoon induction kit about 6 months ago and it was a tidy improvment, not a lot of power gain for around 300 quid but an improvment and a stuning noise, would be interested in learing about different setups from different companies for more of a power gain if there is any advise about
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I've got a CDA .. sounds awesome, also gives some mid range power i think.. or maybe it's psychological.
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is that the cone filter or the whole system bos?
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It's a carbon enclosed system, with fitting brackets at ducting hose.. highly recommended!
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Cheers but, will look into it. gota sort out the air flow meter first, fink its going slowly.

ps. did u av a look at my stripe, wots the verdict lol?
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here is how i rigged it up with a twinspark pipe

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Just changed my filter for the autodelta drop in one, and realised that the airpipe coming out of the airbox was just in place by gravity and goodwill
So dont know if any of the improvement is just because ive changed the old filter, that the new filter is better than stock, or the 99p i spent on a jubile clip
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Just changed my filter for the autodelta drop in one, and realised that the airpipe coming out of the airbox was just in place by gravity and goodwill
So dont know if any of the improvement is just because ive changed the old filter, that the new filter is better than stock, or the 99p i spent on a jubile clip
The flow rateof a used stock filter is considerably less than a new one.

@ pcbuild2k - Sorry, but this is a poor attempt to make an induction kit. You are loosing power against stock this way.
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if more air is getting in, does that mean you'll use more petrol?
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The flow rateof a used stock filter is considerably less than a new one.

@ pcbuild2k - Sorry, but this is a poor attempt to make an induction kit. You are loosing power against stock this way.
i am now back with the standard air box and pipework, this was just one of the many setups i tried while attempting to get a noticeable gain for little money, i have now given up and may try again when i can afford to spend a lot more on a decent setup
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i am now back with the standard air box and pipework, this was just one of the many setups i tried while attempting to get a noticeable gain for little money, i have now given up and may try again when i can afford to spend a lot more on a decent setup
Give me a shout when you need some help.
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Give me a shout when you need some help.
i will indeed, i have a few other things i need to spend money on before i can splash out on the car, once thats all sorted i will seek your advice on what to do to improve the induction
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Ill be listening lol
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Give me a shout when you need some help.
CPH, can you respond to my emails please...
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CPH, can you respond to my emails please...

I will come down and see you soon. Would like to discuss induction and show it to you rather than sending pictures.
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Don't forget me!!!!
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I will come down and see you soon. Would like to discuss induction and show it to you rather than sending pictures.
Thanks, but I just need a pipe fast as poss cos my air filter sounds like its ripped and I dont wanna ruin the engine by suckin in cr*p! Got filter already. Just need pipe, or at least a price for it...
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Thanks, but I just need a pipe fast as poss cos my air filter sounds like its ripped and I dont wanna ruin the engine by suckin in cr*p! Got filter already. Just need pipe, or at least a price for it...
Send me address details and i send you one to play with.
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