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Preferred location for Induction Filter

Before anyone says under the bonnet!! I have stripped out the old airbox and parafinalia. Currently I have a K&N Cone filter induction kit thing attached the the main intake pipe and resting on top of the rad pipe.. Not ideal by any measure. So, it is best to simply route it back down to the general location of the original airbox, or accross the front of the engine near to the coolant bottle, or higher in the engine compartment or lower in the engine compartment!!

What has everyone out there done and have you found anything works better than another?

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Its too hot up there so your probably loosing a bit of performance.

I made a pipe for mine and made a mounting bracket which bolted through the fuse box mount and held it firm.

Putting a bit of pipe on makes it sounds so much better also, alot more throaty and raw.

I now have a CDA though.
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Thanks Matt, appreciate the pictures too!!

Right then, I'll get on it!!

Just out of interest how far down did the pipe go into the engine bay. I have hear of issues of water ingress through the filter if its too low down..

Thanks again, Paul
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Thanks Matt, appreciate the pictures too!!

Right then, I'll get on it!!

Just out of interest how far down did the pipe go into the engine bay. I have hear of issues of water ingress through the filter if its too low down..

Thanks again, Paul
I've got the same set up.No problems with waters.My filter is 40-50cm away from the ground so no need to worry.I have done aroung 10.000km like this and everything perfect.
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I've got the same set up.No problems with waters.My filter is 40-50cm away from the ground so no need to worry.I have done aroung 10.000km like this and everything perfect.
Brilliant Garakis, thank you...

Right then, so I've ordered up some silicone hose elbow, straight connector and a stainless induction pipe..

I had a similar set up on my 146 but the filter was housed inside the wing so no isssue with water..

Excellent thank you all

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