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      08-09-2009, 11:12 PM   #1
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RPI Scoops and AA Filter Install

Just put in the RPI Scoops and dropped in a AA filter, i must say there is a differance. The scoops fit like a glove, i am happy with the purchase. Guys at RPI did a nice job, they look great. It was a good buy i must say. Here are some pix that i took.
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      08-09-2009, 11:58 PM   #2
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Thanks for sharing pictures but if you can, can you take some more pictures in distance?

I have AW as well and thinking about getting red one just like yours but I wonder how it looks in everyday life.

Thanks again for sharing!
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      08-13-2009, 11:45 AM   #3
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any warranty issues with these? i.e. would the dealer give you a hard time if they noticed them?
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      08-13-2009, 01:54 PM   #4
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I don't think they'll give you any problems for putting a scoop there. Also, red contrasts nicely with the AW.
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Is there a 'Peter Pan BMW'? Weird name for a BMW dealership .
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I don't think they'll give you any problems for putting a scoop there. Also, red contrasts nicely with the AW.
Please tell me these come in another color...like BLACK!

Red is not going to work for me at all...
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      08-13-2009, 03:03 PM   #7
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Is there a 'Peter Pan BMW'? Weird name for a BMW dealership .
Yep, I purchased my first BMW (325e) from Peter Pan in San Mateo, CA in 1986.
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Is there a 'Peter Pan BMW'? Weird name for a BMW dealership .
Yea, that name sounds like it's made up...


...but there really is a Peter Pan BMW dealership in San Mateo, CA.
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Since it's near San Francisco I'd think it would be named Tinkerbell BMW, not Peter Pan.
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Please tell me these come in another color...like BLACK!

Red is not going to work for me at all...
Lol yes, they do come in black too!
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I have the red scoops and they look pretty cool with my AW during the day. performance wise, I haven't noticed any difference at any speeds, but my butt dyno isn't very sensitive.

As for fitment, i had to bend the tab to sit flush so it wasn't 100% fitment.
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Thanks for the pics! I'm going with the red RPI scoops as well. Red makes it look much more exciting!
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Since it's near San Francisco I'd think it would be named Tinkerbell BMW, not Peter Pan.
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I have the red too... look pretty cool when they peek out from under the cf grills. Did you notice a good gain from the air filter ? Considering picking one up.
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I might get these...just because there is a slight increase which will compliment the rest of the system...we'll see. Maybe a nice xmas present from the missus.

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Yes unfortunatly there is a dealership called Peter Pan BMW LOL yea i am not to happy of the name but it's all good. I don't ever go there, to far to go for service, BMW of San Francisco is a lot closer for me.
I am very happy with the scoops the way they look and that they actually function that is combined with AA filter, i've noticed a difference.
They wouldn't void any warrenty, your just directing more air into the intake that's all.
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any warranty issues with these? i.e. would the dealer give you a hard time if they noticed them?
They might chuckle at you for wasting your money.
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They might chuckle at you for wasting your money.
o rly

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Does anyone notice a little lost fitment of the scoops after install? I am about to install mine and noticed that the double sided tape and screws might not be enough to secure it very tightly. It might be just fine but it seems like there is a little room for wobble?

any input?
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