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      06-29-2010, 07:05 AM   #1
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Gruppe M!!! CF air intake. Now with PICS

My Gruppe air intake just arrived today.
I got it installed and cant wait to take a ride.
1. the sound it makes: fantastic, lower than original manufactured.
2. power gain: not too much, but I can feel it, maybe it's mentality

Anyway it's good quite enjoy it today.
Pics is coming later on, Tmr.

If anyone in melbourne aus want one. I can recommend a place to go for tuning, body kit etc.

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      07-05-2010, 12:06 PM   #2
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just for the 35i? or have i overlooked something
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      07-05-2010, 12:34 PM   #3
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pictures please!!!!
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      07-06-2010, 05:46 AM   #4
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havent got time to take good pics, here is two for pre!
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      07-06-2010, 02:22 PM   #5
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Hey nice looking air intake! How does this affect your original factory warranty? I wouldn't mind getting one, but always am worried about voiding the factory warranty. Thanks.
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I am interested if this actually flows more air to the N54???
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      07-06-2010, 09:12 PM   #7
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Looks pretty.. I guess if you drive with the bonnet up its a good deal !!
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      07-06-2010, 10:05 PM   #8
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Hey nice looking air intake! How does this affect your original factory warranty? I wouldn't mind getting one, but always am worried about voiding the factory warranty. Thanks.
I talked to a service manager of the dealer. He said it wont affect the warranty.
However, if the car have problem in which part you have changed they wont fix it for you. For example, if you change the air intake, but they find a problem in exhaust system, you can still get the warranty.
Anyway, ask your local dealer for details, I still keep the original part of cold intake in case I got in trouble.
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      07-06-2010, 10:08 PM   #9
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I am interested if this actually flows more air to the N54???
not quite sure...but it feels like more air sucked,
gonna take a dyno next week see what happens.
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Looks pretty.. I guess if you drive with the bonnet up its a good deal !!
thanks, but once I have fun, I get fine...
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Looks pretty.. I guess if you drive with the bonnet up its a good deal !!
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Hey nice looking air intake! How does this affect your original factory warranty? I wouldn't mind getting one, but always am worried about voiding the factory warranty. Thanks.
Warranties can't be 'voided.' Federal law. BMW payment of repair costs from damage directly linked to mods may be denied, but pretty hard to imagine damage from better airflow.
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      07-19-2010, 03:23 PM   #13
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Now that is a nice CF add-on! Both functional and esthetic
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where can you order this intake. looks really good.


holy crap, just did a yen to dollars conversion. is this thing really 2700$ ?

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      08-04-2010, 01:38 PM   #15
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^^ I pm pretty sure **********s.com has it and the price sounds about right
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I talked to a service manager of the dealer. He said it wont affect the warranty.
However, if the car have problem in which part you have changed they wont fix it for you. For example, if you change the air intake, but they find a problem in exhaust system, you can still get the warranty.
Anyway, ask your local dealer for details, I still keep the original part of cold intake in case I got in trouble.
Yea better be safe than sorry. That things look damn nice man! Awesome!
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any other intakes out there that work on the 35i other than the open element designs? (i think those look like ass)
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Z4BMC did you manage to get a dyno to compare and see if it works better than stock?
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      12-26-2010, 07:02 AM   #19
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thanks, but once I have fun, I get fine...
Had BMC CDA in my Alfa Brera which is a blast. Your stuff is better than anything.
Do you mind me asking where you source the kit from? and how much? lol

--a RMIT fellow
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