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      01-03-2009, 04:33 PM   #1
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M3 E9X Airbox - Sound like CSL!!!

Mounted it now since 4 weeks! Sounds incredible - I had a CSL before and I donīt miss it!!!
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      01-03-2009, 04:41 PM   #2
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Wow! looks great.
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      01-03-2009, 05:08 PM   #3
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Wow - Never seen this airbox before. Is it on BMW's website? If not, who's the maker? Totally interested.

Can you provide some more info? Thanks for posting.
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they sure know how to impress me
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      01-03-2009, 06:13 PM   #5
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How does this sound different? To me it looks like the stock upper piece only here it's in carbon fibre.

Does look awesome.
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      01-03-2009, 06:30 PM   #6
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Looks like it's the Motorsports intake plenum. I wonder if you can also get the intake system.
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      01-03-2009, 07:07 PM   #7
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There is another thread where members have commented on the sound of a new filter and I beleive it was Pencilgeek who mentioned that the stock vs this design were about the same and he therefore contributed his results to be mostly a result of a less restricted filter. This piece in cf sure looks nice but I wonder if the sound is actually from the filter and not necessarily the new airbox???
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It really looks good even though if it does not bring the additional bhp
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      01-03-2009, 07:12 PM   #9
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OEM Filter plus Airbox - questions?!

http://garage.s14power.com/data/500/bahn-3.wmv
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      01-03-2009, 07:22 PM   #10
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Looks good. Would you care to let us know where you got this? The video is not that conclusive for the sound. I have the GruppeM intake + Exhaust and their intake is very nice and throaty. This is very good looking though.
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Who wants a better soundfile from outside, just send PM with email details
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OEM Filter plus Airbox - questions?!

http://garage.s14power.com/data/500/bahn-3.wmv
Question is where can we get a hold of that plenum and if the whole intake system are available?
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      01-03-2009, 07:49 PM   #13
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Well, I sell them in Germany - I donīt know if there is an importer in the US yet.
It regular comes without the CSL - M Power sticker due to copyrights. Pictures show the box of my own car!
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I saw that on EBAY. Is that where you got it?
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Isn't that just the top that if CF? Not the whole thing?
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how much did it cost?
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      01-03-2009, 10:53 PM   #17
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bimmerworld is selling it for 2600 and change.
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      01-04-2009, 12:04 AM   #18
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Mounted it now since 4 weeks! Sounds incredible - I had a CSL before and I donīt miss it!!!
I don't think I can trust someone who HAD a CSL and got rid of it

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I've seen it here before

http://www.bimmerworld.com/html/e9x-...ake-plenum.htm
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      01-04-2009, 03:23 AM   #20
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Just pinged a contact at Bimmerworld about more info on this part. Hopefully he'll be able to give some more info on its design, how much power it adds, etc.
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I don't think I can trust someone who HAD a CSL and got rid of it

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Itīs quite simple - the M392 is quicker than the M346 CSL!!!
No matter where - on the road or on track
I had one of the first E92 and now all my buddies with CSL are switching also I canīt believe that this car costs only 55% of the German price in the US
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Are those OEM CSL wheels?

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I wonder how this intake plenum gives a different sound, but I'm always willing to learn.
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