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      02-11-2009, 12:20 PM   #1
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**Active Autowerke E9X M3 Performance Air Filters**

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The AA performance filters do not have the charcoal element like the factory filters. We have picked up 5-7 rwhp on our Mustang Dyno on our shop cars.

Our filters are dry filters.

IE: the M5 and M6's come with a standard air filter and a secondary charcoal filter. We normally remove the secondary charcoal filer and pick up a few horses.

The M3 has a filter which is basically a 2 in 1, and contains a charcoal element. Our filters do not have this charcoal element and this allows the car to breathe better and make some horsepower.

We have sold out of our first 3 batches. I currently have 35 available to ship immediately. Contact us directly via phone to place order.

$69.

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      02-11-2009, 01:01 PM   #2
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Are they cleanable so we can reuse them once they get dirty?
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      02-11-2009, 01:41 PM   #3
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pics?
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      02-11-2009, 01:43 PM   #4
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If they are dry filters then you chuck 'em, hence $69 price. Most oiled are $100+
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Are these lifetime filters or do we have to replace them periodically? Pics?
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      02-11-2009, 02:19 PM   #6
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Great job guys!!!
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      02-11-2009, 03:32 PM   #7
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Yea are these dry or oiled?
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      02-11-2009, 04:03 PM   #8
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They are dry filters that should be replaced around every 30k as per BMW, but we say 20k.
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      02-12-2009, 04:21 PM   #9
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All PM's have been replied to guys and yes they ship the same day or following day the latest..
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      02-12-2009, 08:30 PM   #10
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Ordered mine today. Thx Omar!
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      02-12-2009, 08:50 PM   #11
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ordered mine today too, thank you Omar!
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      02-13-2009, 10:10 AM   #12
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Just ordered mine. Thanks for the quick response Omar!
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      02-13-2009, 10:23 AM   #13
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      02-17-2009, 11:09 AM   #14
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Just ordered mine. Thanks for the quick response Omar!
Your Welcome. Enjoy!!

I will work on some pics..
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      02-17-2009, 01:23 PM   #15
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received last night, installing tonight... thanks Omar!!
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installed.... still too quiet... need the AA exhaust now
It's killing me...
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ordered!
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Check the bottom of this link:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=196085

I got mine and the fit and construction is way better than the afe.

Omar, I plan to drop by soon to get the ecu flash!!!
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      02-18-2009, 10:48 PM   #19
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what does the charcoal do anyway?
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what does the charcoal do anyway?
It's to meet some kind of emissions regulation, apparently the design of the V8/V10 engine allows for fumes to back out through the intake tract. So the charcoal filter was placed in the intake tract to remove the fumes. On the M5 and M6 the charcoal filters are separate from the air filters, and the first mod anyone does to those cars is to remove them - good for 5 to 10rwhp.
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It's to meet some kind of emissions regulation, apparently the design of the V8/V10 engine allows for fumes to back out through the intake tract. So the charcoal filter was placed in the intake tract to remove the fumes. On the M5 and M6 the charcoal filters are separate from the air filters, and the first mod anyone does to those cars is to remove them - good for 5 to 10rwhp.
This is correct... We have seen as much as 12RWHP on our Mustang from removing the charcoal filters..

We have a couple more filters in stock. All other orders have shipped. Thanks for your orders guys!!
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