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      11-26-2012, 04:19 PM   #23
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Just do a drop in filter and save a bunch of cash.
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Is there a specific drop in filter that anyone recommends?
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      11-26-2012, 04:37 PM   #24
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It's been said over and over that the stock air box is more than enough and it's as good as it gets for performance. OP Dont waste your hard earned $ and just go with a filter.
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Is there a specific drop in filter that anyone recommends?
AA sells a good reusable filter that a lot of ppl seem to be happy with. It's their green filter. I have it and it's great
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I have the AFE Stg2 intake...got it for a good price. I would try and find one used to save some bucks. There is a few hp more than a panel filter, but mainly there is an improvement of intake growl over just a panel filter.

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Is there a specific drop in filter that anyone recommends?
AA sells a good reusable filter that a lot of ppl seem to be happy with. It's their green filter. I have it and it's great
Thanks for info.
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Thanks for info guys I'm just going to stick with the green drop in filter and stock intake thanks for all advice. Next investment will be a limited slip dif I hear that's best bang for ur buck o yea
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I switched out the elbow to the stock OEM elbow as the MS variant kept popping off. Additionally the adapter which connects to the PCV hose literally fell off the MS elbow. Presently, I am using the stock elbow connector with the Macht Schnell filter.
I installed the MS stage II six months and no problems with it slipping off. The MS elbow is tricky to get installed properly, but once in place it is secure. The intake growl of the MS stage II is pretty sweet!
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That would be the Macht Schnell which is total crap.
we run it on our race car and its been great, we had the dinan unit and we think its very similar
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      11-27-2012, 04:27 PM   #31
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Thanks for info guys I'm just going to stick with the green drop in filter and stock intake thanks for all advice. Next investment will be a limited slip dif I hear that's best bang for ur buck o yea
If u have an 09 m3, ur in for a treat. The car comes with a limited slip differential straight from the factory. No need to get one unless ur looking into a different type of LSD.
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@ jjw I am aware of that buy from what I read and heard is that dinan had one that I'd better then the stock and improves torque by alot and I'm looking to get the most power out of my beast without going to forced induction maybe in about 5 to 10 years I'll br able to get a stroker motor in it all I can do is what I can afford lol also getting a dinan pulley put in in the near future
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@ jjw I am aware of that buy from what I read and heard is that dinan had one that I'd better then the stock and improves torque by alot and I'm looking to get the most power out of my beast without going to forced induction maybe in about 5 to 10 years I'll br able to get a stroker motor in it all I can do is what I can afford lol also getting a dinan pulley put in in the near future
Listen to everyone's feedback, drop-in filter is the way to go. No need to speed $1k on an aftermarket intake system.
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I had the MS Intake before I supercharged the car. I had no issues with any "slippage". The growl is awesome
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@ jjw I am aware of that buy from what I read and heard is that dinan had one that I'd better then the stock and improves torque by alot and I'm looking to get the most power out of my beast without going to forced induction maybe in about 5 to 10 years I'll br able to get a stroker motor in it all I can do is what I can afford lol also getting a dinan pulley put in in the near future
Gotcha. Yeah I have read a lot of nice things about the Dinan diff. The 4.10 gear gives you more torque for squirting around in city driving. PM Team Plutonium if u are interested in it. He has one and says he loves it.
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