The folks at Macht Schnell just sent IND info on their latest intake kit for the E9x M3, and this one seems to be miles ahead of whatís available now. I got an early preview of the kit, so I thought Iíd post a preview and see what people thought of it.
Looking at available intake options for the E9x M3, itís easy to see that most current offerings are deficient in various ways. Some use cheap bent sheetmetal that can corrode and does not provide factory fit, finish, and durability. Some use Carbon Fiber- a material that can easily get damaged if someone is too liberal in tightening their hose clamps.
Macht SchnellĎs materials choice really sets this intake kit apart from any other on the market. The Macht Schnell intake system is strong rotocast polyethylene plastic. This not only allows for a durable product, it also gives the parts a factory textured look, to match the factory intake manifold. The interior of the larger diameter intake piping has a smooth polished surface for perfect airflow. This ideal interior finish is really only possible with Macht Schnellís construction technique.
Macht Schnellís intake scoops are also constructed from the same polyethylene, and will not lose their finish quality from rocks or road debris. The scoops themselves have smooth radii and a factory appearance for a very high end look.
The kit comes with a Macht Schnell air filter, intake air scoops, a larger charge pipe, and all of the necessary silicone couplers and hose clamps for a clean and easy install.