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      01-22-2013, 04:01 AM   #1
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Question Intake Recommendation?

Hi all! I need some input on which is a good Intake for the E92 M3?
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      01-22-2013, 08:24 AM   #2
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Hi all! I need some input on which is a good Intake for the E92 M3?
I had the gruppe-m rep carbon fiber intake and I absolutely loved it.. The sound was just awesome!!!
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      01-22-2013, 09:05 AM   #3
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I had the gruppe-m rep carbon fiber intake and I absolutely loved it.. The sound was just awesome!!!
Thanks will look it up. I'm looking at the aFe Stage 2 Air Intake Pro 5R, I had the aFe stage 2 on my old E92 335I and loved it.
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aFe isn't really popular on the M3. More the Macht Schnell stage2. but intakes are not really worth it on the M3, a simple drope in (AA, MS, BMC) is more than enough.

PS. the Gruppe-M rep still costs you an arm and a leg....
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Eurotuner dynotested the AFE and GruppeM. The AFE showed no gains. The GruppeM showed 10 rwhp. You can find the articles online.
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I have this one for sale. http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=789866
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Skip the cold air intakes and just run a BMC drop-in filter. You won't gain anything from a cold air setup, just less money in the bank.
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aFe isn't really popular on the M3. More the Macht Schnell stage2. but intakes are not really worth it on the M3, a simple drope in (AA, MS, BMC) is more than enough.

PS. the Gruppe-M rep still costs you an arm and a leg....
Yeah just saw it and is $3K which I think is way too much for an intake
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Skip the cold air intakes and just run a BMC drop-in filter. You won't gain anything from a cold air setup, just less money in the bank.
Thanks guess that's what I'll be doing.
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Unless your looking for engine aesthetics. I love how my aFe stage II looks!
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Unless your looking for engine aesthetics. I love how my aFe stage II looks!
Yeah but I'm in Germany! and I see that you want Local pick up only.
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Yeah but I'm in Germany! and I see that you want Local pick up only.
I can ship as long as you pay shipping. Too easy. PM me address if you're interested and i'll get you a shipping quote.
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I went with Macht Schnell Stage 2. It's affordable, sounds and feels great.
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I went with Macht Schnell Stage 2. It's affordable, sounds and feels great.
It looks pretty sweet! Might go with it.
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Skip the cold air intakes and just run a BMC drop-in filter. You won't gain anything from a cold air setup, just less money in the bank.
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Skip the cold air intakes and just run a BMC drop-in filter. You won't gain anything from a cold air setup, just less money in the bank.
A big +1
Absolutely right. Drop in is best way to go.
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Id recommend the Macht Schnell stage 2 intake =)
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AA Green drop in filter.
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Was the stock car in the dyno a later model without the restrictive stock charcoal filter of the early cars? I think the difference would be greatest for the early cars.
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Was the stock car in the dyno a later model without the restrictive stock charcoal filter of the early cars? I think the difference would be greatest for the early cars.
what's considered an early car? ESS supercharger replaces the entire intake setup too, right?
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