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      06-14-2009, 04:21 PM   #1
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Air filter decision

Active AutoWerke Performance Air Filter or Macht Schnell?? Not quite sure which one to get...
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      06-14-2009, 04:26 PM   #2
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also hear good things about AFE...but dont know or understand wet or dry
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      06-14-2009, 04:30 PM   #3
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You'll get the same power out of all of them. AA = replace every 15-25k....the others you can wash. I'm gonna pick up the AFE Dryflo just to try it out .
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buy the APE Performance air filter. It's exactly the same one as the Macht Schnell but it costs less. Had I known I would've saved $25 and went with it. It's a good filter I guess, sounds cooler than stock
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Active AutoWerke Performance Air Filter or Macht Schnell?? Not quite sure which one to get...
Go for the Macht Schnell filter, its what most people are using on the forum - here's a recent review that will give a bit more info on results:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=271780
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also hear good things about AFE...but dont know or understand wet or dry
Most people will run to run an oiled-type filter. The S65 does not have a HFM/MAF.

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You'll get the same power out of all of them. AA = replace every 15-25k....the others you can wash. I'm gonna pick up the AFE Dryflo just to try it out .
Perform a forum search before doing so, some have complained about poor sealing from the AFE units, this is due to the pressure placed on the filter cap from the dowel pin - the AFE pushes inward distorting the filter seal.
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Sweet!!

Just purchased the Macht Schnell's !!! we'll just wait and see
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buy the APE Performance air filter. It's exactly the same one as the Macht Schnell but it costs less. Had I known I would've saved $25 and went with it. It's a good filter I guess, sounds cooler than stock
+1. This filter is great!
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Just purchased the Macht Schnell's !!! we'll just wait and see
Thank you sir, this will be leaving first thing tomorrow morning.
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Just purchased the Macht Schnell's !!! we'll just wait and see
WHOA! Cool icon! (haven't seen that one yet) Looks like something from the Transformer Movie....hahaha

Anyways, I'll most likely go with the MS filter....It looks like the most popular one currently.
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