BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Engine, Transmission, Exhaust, Drivetrain, ECU Software Modifications
 
Strasse Forged
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-10-2010, 03:06 PM   #1
KMIII
///M
KMIII's Avatar
United_States
22
Rep
403
Posts

Drives: 08 M-DCT E92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Houston, TX

iTrader: (1)

MS air filter

I have a MS air filter, do I have to take it out and clean it periodically?
__________________
2008 BMW M3 e92 Space Grey/Silver Novillo // 20% tint // Hardwired V1 // Painted side reflectors // Matte black kidney grills // Matte black side gills // BMW Performance steering wheel // Match Schnell air filter // RPi Scoops // Gintani Race exhaust //

2010 Lamborghini LP560-4 Spyder
Appreciate 0
      06-10-2010, 03:18 PM   #2
FStop7
I like cars
FStop7's Avatar
Vatican City State
131
Rep
5,055
Posts

Drives: M6
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Newbury Park, CA

iTrader: (3)

Just my opinion but you should clean your filter once every 6 months, especially if you live in a dusty climate. The M3 air filter is more exposed to the elements than on most other cars. Open up your airbox and you'll see what I mean - you can reach up the lower air duct with your hand and practically touch the filter.
Appreciate 0
      06-10-2010, 03:27 PM   #3
lm1z
Major
lm1z's Avatar
68
Rep
1,219
Posts

Drives: 2016 Azurite Black M3
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Dallas, TX

iTrader: (22)

definitely clean the filter.
every 5-6k miles should do

you'll get the most out of your aftermarket filter from both performance and audible perspectives.
__________________
PAST 2007 Black Sapphire E90 335i - BMS - JB+
PAST 2010 Jerez Black E92 M3
PAST 2012 Mineral White E92 M3
PAST 2013 Singapore Grey F10 M5
CURRENT 2016 Azurite Black F80 M3 - Vorsteiner - KW - IND - BMS
Appreciate 0
      06-10-2010, 11:49 PM   #4
KMIII
///M
KMIII's Avatar
United_States
22
Rep
403
Posts

Drives: 08 M-DCT E92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Houston, TX

iTrader: (1)

Cool, will do. Thanks.
__________________
2008 BMW M3 e92 Space Grey/Silver Novillo // 20% tint // Hardwired V1 // Painted side reflectors // Matte black kidney grills // Matte black side gills // BMW Performance steering wheel // Match Schnell air filter // RPi Scoops // Gintani Race exhaust //

2010 Lamborghini LP560-4 Spyder
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:23 AM.




m3post
m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST