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      12-30-2011, 06:50 PM   #1
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Dinan

We had some nice pictures taken for our customers car while we installed a Dinan intake and Exhaust. Before the install the car was detailed and we made sure to get some nice pictures before it rolled outside into the chicago winter. I guess I should say lack of winter since it has not snowed yet! Anyways below are some that turned out looking good.









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      12-30-2011, 07:42 PM   #2
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Looks great and NICE shop!!!
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      12-30-2011, 07:45 PM   #3
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      12-30-2011, 10:49 PM   #4
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Thanks Guys! We actually just moved but we have been working on the shop everyday. Once we get it to where we like it will get some pictures up for a little tour.
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      12-31-2011, 07:35 PM   #5
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Liking the shop as well.
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agreed , thats what a shop should look like very nice
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I agree with the previous comments. Nice and clean look to it. Nice pics too!
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      01-02-2012, 10:52 PM   #8
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Shop looks great


Is there any advantage using the MS Filter over the Dinan one provided with the kit?
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      01-03-2012, 10:30 AM   #9
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Is there any advantage using the MS Filter over the Dinan one provided with the kit?
Thanks for the shop complements. Someone would have to do some testing to see if their is a difference. From the looks of it they seem very similar.
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Dinan filter has a part made out of metal (must have some sort of heatsoak??) also the dinan would rattle a bit on me while the MS would not...
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Someone would have to do some testing to see if their is a difference. From the looks of it they seem very similar.
This might be my mistake, is that the Dinan Filter? From the color I assumed it was MS but I now noticed it has the metal top like the Dinan?

Just confused did they change the color on them? Mine was Blue with my intake kit... Either way great setup that looks good under the hood
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This might be my mistake, is that the Dinan Filter? From the color I assumed it was MS but I now noticed it has the metal top like the Dinan?

Just confused did they change the color on them? Mine was Blue with my intake kit... Either way great setup that looks good under the hood
Does the Dinan filter included in the kit has the same shape/size as the OEM? BTW Dinan is using a K&N filter for their intake kit. What I don't know if it is the filter that K&N sells as a OEM replacement for the M3, or if it is a filter they manufacture specifically for the Dinan intake kit with different shape and size.
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Does the Dinan filter included in the kit has the same shape/size as the OEM? BTW Dinan is using a K&N filter for their intake kit. What I don't know if it is the filter that K&N sells as a OEM replacement for the M3, or if it is a filter they manufacture specifically for the Dinan intake kit with different shape and size.
It was a direct replacement for mine, I didn't need the adapter. I cant recall what years need the adapter or not, I think it may be after 2010 and after...

Here's a picture of the filter that I got with mine..


253608_10150221121299184_574134183_6938883_6585365 _n by SchnellM3, on Flickr
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It was a direct replacement for mine, I didn't need the adapter. I cant recall what years need the adapter or not, I think it may be after 2010 and after...

Here's a picture of the filter that I got with mine..


253608_10150221121299184_574134183_6938883_6585365 _n by SchnellM3, on Flickr
Thanks for the info. So in theory one can use other manufacturers filters (AA, MS, etc) with the Dinan intake with or without adapter depending on MY. Good to know.
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      01-04-2012, 10:48 AM   #16
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This might be my mistake, is that the Dinan Filter? From the color I assumed it was MS but I now noticed it has the metal top like the Dinan?

Just confused did they change the color on them? Mine was Blue with my intake kit... Either way great setup that looks good under the hood
Good eye, the color of the filter is different because it was dirty before and we used the K&N filter cleaner which turned it the red color.

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was there during the install, great job guys
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Just saw this post! Thanks again guys! Still rocking the summer tires, need to get those changed soon, this weather isn't going to last forever.

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Thanks I think these parts came from you!
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