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      08-14-2014, 07:34 PM   #1
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Intake On My E93 M3

any suggestions on which intake I should buy? this will be my first mod on my vert.

after the intake, I'll get some exhaust.

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      08-14-2014, 07:48 PM   #2
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Most would probably say just go filter.

Or check out Macht schnell stage 2 intake
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      08-14-2014, 08:32 PM   #3
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I love my Macht Schnell. Easy to install. I'm sure it doesn't add much HP, but the sound is great at WOT.
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On my e93 I did the OEM exhaust mod and drop in filter. By far the exhaust is the best bang on an e93. Drop in sounds great too.
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I love my Macht Schnell. Easy to install. I'm sure it doesn't add much HP, but the sound is great at WOT.
what about between afe vs. macht schnell?
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what about between afe vs. macht schnell?
AFE has a new one with a larger filter and a carbon fibre elbow. I just got it for around $500, its this one.



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do you have any sound clip of the afe?
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Bmc filter is great I can hear my intake over my Eisenmann race
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AFE has a new one with a larger filter and a carbon fibre elbow. I just got it for around $500, its this one.



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AFE has a new one with a larger filter and a carbon fibre elbow. I just got it for around $500, its this one.



:O Pretttyyyyyyy
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:O Pretttyyyyyyy
It is sexy. I was going to get the MS Intake but this changed my mind... Turner has them. Im just wondering how the sound is now
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Macht Schnell is the way to go.
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Macht Schnell is the way to go.
Why is the MS intake better than the afe?
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I'm thinking about getting this new AFE setup as well... probably the non-carbon version with the pro dry filter. I have had AFE on other vehicles before and haven't had a problem. The reason I'm thinking about going with AFE is to use their pro dry filter because when recharging an oil filter I always feel like I never know if I put on too much oil or not enough.

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AFE has something called stage 2 setup. says adds good hp looks good too.
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I'm thinking about getting this new AFE setup as well... probably the non-carbon version with the pro dry filter. I have had AFE on other vehicles before and haven't had a problem. The reason I'm thinking about going with AFE is to use their pro dry filter because when recharging an oil filter I always feel like I never know if I put on too much oil or not enough.
The S65 engine in the M3 doesn't have a mass air meter, you don't have to worry so much about a little over oil.

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I run the afe stage 2 full replacement. It's been modified to be a true open air box with a big round filter. Sounds unreal, very deep. Customer service from AFE is excellent as well. IMO it's a much better version than the Mact Schnell
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I run the afe stage 2 full replacement. It's been modified to be a true open air box with a big round filter. Sounds unreal, very deep. Customer service from AFE is excellent as well. IMO it's a much better version than the Mact Schnell
do you have a thread somewhere or pictures you could share about the mods to your air box?
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BMW did such a good job I didn't think there was any power that could be had by changing to a different box
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do you have a thread somewhere or pictures you could share about the mods to your air box?
Yes. On cell now but search under my name there's a pic of it.


Basically took the afe full metal box and cut it up and modified it to run an open element air filter while still allowing the bottom of the box to act as a heat shield from the drivers head and header.
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Yes. On cell now but search under my name there's a pic of it.


Basically took the afe full metal box and cut it up and modified it to run an open element air filter while still allowing the bottom of the box to act as a heat shield from the drivers head and header.
Gotcha...I think I want to stick with the stock air box...Just looking for more sound. Is the elbow and filter the best route for me to go?
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It is sexy. I was going to get the MS Intake but this changed my mind... Turner has them. Im just wondering how the sound is now
If it's somewhat open, it'll be a glorious sound
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