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Old 01-12-2013, 12:17 AM   #1
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Level 2 upgrade 328ci help

Installing my AA level 2 upgrade kit tonight and having a heck of a time getting the #4 pipe up and around the frame and power steering pump. Any pics or help would be appreciated.
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:19 AM   #2
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Seems like the alternator cooler shroud is in the way....
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:23 AM   #3
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Cut the plastic ducting off the alternator, that made enough room for the pipe. How are people mounting their intercoolers? I was thinking of getting some flat steel and drilling holes to mount the top of the cooler to then tack weld the bar to the bumper shocks.
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:34 AM   #4
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I mounted it differently then suggested. I have a more solid mount now. Didn't need to cut any bumper too. Except it sits a bit lower now but eh. I'll take some pics for you later am show you
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:10 PM   #5
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I got everything mounted except the airfilter to snail pipe. any pics for that?
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Old 01-12-2013, 08:31 PM   #6
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Yeah. I'll get some up in about an hour. Or so. I had to relocated my HID system to get it to fit in.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:45 PM   #7
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pic of what u talking about? Look in my thread tons of pics
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:16 AM   #8
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Weird. I swear I put some pics up. I know I was drunk but not that drunk when I posted it. But definitely look up trips thread. Good stuff there.
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:38 PM   #9
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:39 PM   #10
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Old 01-13-2013, 10:25 PM   #11
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I redesign the kit on my car. Move the Filter up so I can still have my brake ducting and also moved up the MAF away from the Filter so it wont have Filter Wash.

I will take some pics for you tomorrow as I am starting my M3 Rear End Swap with Reinforcement Subframe Kit.

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Old 01-14-2013, 12:25 AM   #12
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I redesign the kit on my car. Move the Filter up so I can still have my brake ducting and also moved up the MAF away from the Filter so it wont have Filter Wash.

I will take some pics for you tomorrow as I am starting my M3 Rear End Swap with Reinforcement Subframe Kit.

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What do you mean by "Filter Wash" ?
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What do you mean by "Filter Wash" ?
When the MAF is right behind the Filter. It will cause the MAF to get Crazy Reading if the air flow stop or to much. The maf is really sensitive and I decided to relocate it alittle higher.

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the snail pipe seems like its running to close to the supercharger
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Nice stealth cooler set up. I like it.
This is what I have for my snail
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spray bar on the cooler? Edit, Is that really how AA routes it? I guess I should pay more attention. Gpower has a much better design. imo

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spray bar on the cooler?
Yup. Only using it for the summer time. AA does not provide sprayer kits
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:56 PM   #18
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Here's another pic of the pipe I took yesterday. The bay is a bit dirty. Still gotta clean her up a bit
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Gpower makes its a bit easier for the install but I kinda like the intake being at the bottom. Gets better air flow I think
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Gpower makes its a bit easier for the install but I kinda like the intake being at the bottom. Gets better air flow I think
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Mine is below the headlight and above the Brake Duct. There is a few pics in the thread but better ones tomorrow
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