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      04-01-2008, 03:53 PM   #23
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Can't wait to hear it! The gruppe-m on my 325 is loud as hell. I can only imagine what it'll sound like on the M. About the oil on K&N filters, I've never heard of that happening. I've driven my car in 115 degree heat at ~60% humidity and the oil held strong. Granted, K&N tends to over-oil them from the factory, but you can bleed some off before you use it.
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      04-01-2008, 04:02 PM   #24
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Don't really understand why the inake would make the car louder? Is this louder in the sense of intake air sound? Is it really worth it?
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Don't really understand why the inake would make the car louder? Is this louder in the sense of intake air sound? Is it really worth it?
Mate haven't you revved out the car near a solid object, like in a tunnel or next to a truck?

You know that scream you hear? Thats induction noise.

Listen to my youtube vid, the scream is induction noise, not exhaust:

As for if its worth it? Im not sure...The induction noise on this car is VERY VERY good. I can see the exhaust needing improvement though.

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Wow!!!! Well, I've heard it now!!!! Thanks Oz!!!! This really helps and am closer to making up my mind to get it!!!
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Anyone know of a good US or Canadian supplier?
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Anyone do a air intake or even a different air filter? Does K & N make one?
The factory intake looks pretty well thought out, with 3 separate intake tracts and a great big filter. I wonder how much, if anything, is to be gained except for maybe CF bling.
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      04-01-2008, 05:46 PM   #29
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Nice pic!!! It looks like a complicated system, no wonder it is expensive!! I question the same, maybe 4 hp gain!!!! Maybe!!!
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OK, made up my mind and ordered it today!!! Lets wait a few weeks for delivery!!!!!!
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Just took these at International Racing Festival in Cobenhagen. Its a streetracer 335I E92 - for inspiration.
See? That's what happens when you leave the hood open at night -- green scaly reptiles crawl into the engine compartment and roost there. Let this be a lesson for you kids. Keep that hood closed or the same could happen to you.
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Here's one of a Z4M w/ Gruppe-M. ALL you're hearing is the intake
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Here's one of a Z4M w/ Gruppe-M. ALL you're hearing is the intake
Thanks for the vid, I'm glad I got it!!!!! Can't wait!!!
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Make sure to post a video when you get it installed.
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Sure thing!! It may be a few weeks since they said three to four weeks for delievery, hope they are faster than that!!
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Sure thing!! It may be a few weeks since they said three to four weeks for delievery, hope they are faster than that!!
did yopu order it directly from gruppe M ?
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Yes I did, thought that was the best way to go!!! Got an email where they said it would be shipped in a week!!
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nice vid
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other than sound what do you think the hp gain will be? GruppeM needs to post some of these figures.
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other than sound what do you think the hp gain will be? GruppeM needs to post some of these figures.
Any aftermarket company that builds products that work SHOULD do this. It's proof of concept. If they shy away from it then maybe there's a reason.
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Any aftermarket company that builds products that work SHOULD do this. It's proof of concept. If they shy away from it then maybe there's a reason.
That's because I think the power gain is probably minimal!! Maybe 4 hp!!! But together with the exhaust and ECU, it may gain as much as 50 hp!
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i intend to do a before/after dyno...
guess it'll kill a couple of birds with one stone.

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Great edlms!!!!! Let us know as soon as you have that info!!!!!!
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Great edlms!!!!! Let us know as soon as you have that info!!!!!!
definitely!
may be as soon as later this week or early next week... i'm looking forward to it.

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(btw, your SW arrived yet?)
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