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      01-06-2013, 05:16 PM   #1
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Well, I finally got these installed a couple days ago. It's a bit louder on a cold start, definitely louder when you give it some gas and the smell is not unbearable. Unfortunately, I can't say I notice THAT much of an increase in power. I do notice that I get the revs up higher much quicker than before, but I can't say the butt dyno notices THAT much of an increase in speed for those revs. Does that make sense? Maybe I'm just nuts or just expected to get a huge difference in raw power. Either way, I'm enjoying the new mod and will be adding the green filter, pullies and possibly a tune.
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      01-06-2013, 06:15 PM   #2
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Well, I finally got these installed a couple days ago. It's a bit louder on a cold start, definitely louder when you give it some gas and the smell is not unbearable. Unfortunately, I can't say I notice THAT much of an increase in power. I do notice that I get the revs up higher much quicker than before, but I can't say the butt dyno notices THAT much of an increase in speed for those revs. Does that make sense? Maybe I'm just nuts or just expected to get a huge difference in raw power. Either way, I'm enjoying the new mod and will be adding the green filter, pullies and possibly a tune.
with the tune and air filter, you will definately feel the increase in power.


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      01-06-2013, 06:21 PM   #3
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Let's say you gained 15 rwhp up top. If you are making in the 350 rwhp range, you are talking about a 4% gain. Not many people can feel that kind of a gain and you are right that it won't be dramatic. Add a tune and you might get anothe 10-15 rwhp. Added to the test pipes, the total is more noticeable.
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You really notice it when you get in a car that doesn't have it. I drove a friend of mine M3 that was bone stock, definitely felt a difference. My car felt like it was chomping at the bit, while his was on a Valium.

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You really notice it when you get in a car that doesn't have it. I drove a friend of mine M3 that was bone stock, definitely felt a difference. My car felt like it was chomping at the bit, while his was on a Valium.

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It's funny you say that, I drove a friend of mine's e92 this evening and yea, I can tell a difference now.

Next up is a tune....just not sure which one yet.
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Well, I finally got these installed a couple days ago. It's a bit louder on a cold start, definitely louder when you give it some gas and the smell is not unbearable. Unfortunately, I can't say I notice THAT much of an increase in power. I do notice that I get the revs up higher much quicker than before, but I can't say the butt dyno notices THAT much of an increase in speed for those revs. Does that make sense? Maybe I'm just nuts or just expected to get a huge difference in raw power. Either way, I'm enjoying the new mod and will be adding the green filter, pullies and possibly a tune.
Revs up quicker in neutral or while accelerating in gear?
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Well, I finally got these installed a couple days ago. It's a bit louder on a cold start, definitely louder when you give it some gas and the smell is not unbearable. Unfortunately, I can't say I notice THAT much of an increase in power. I do notice that I get the revs up higher much quicker than before, but I can't say the butt dyno notices THAT much of an increase in speed for those revs. Does that make sense? Maybe I'm just nuts or just expected to get a huge difference in raw power. Either way, I'm enjoying the new mod and will be adding the green filter, pullies and possibly a tune.
Revs up quicker in neutral or while accelerating in gear?
While accelerating in first gear. I need to stop listening to sound and watch the dummy console and pay attention to revs/speed vs gear.
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i felt an increase in mine with a tune .
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