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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 12-19-2012, 02:26 PM   #21
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:29 PM   #22
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Thanks. We love it. It's a blast to drive.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:37 AM   #23
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:07 AM   #24
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Looks like you put the filter in the engine bay.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:09 AM   #25
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Is theres something wrong about it? It was the only place i could fit it in
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:33 AM   #26
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nothing wrong really, just not particularly "long tube".
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:07 AM   #27
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Is theres something wrong about it? It was the only place i could fit it in
Nothing wrong. It's easy to put a filter on a short tube if you don't care about it sucking hot air from the engine compartment. Just not sure how it pertains to this discussion.
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Old 01-01-2013, 12:16 PM   #28
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I built a custom intake if u want to see hit me up I don't
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Old 01-01-2013, 12:32 PM   #30
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Old 01-01-2013, 12:37 PM   #31
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:34 AM   #32
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That's great and all, but it doesn't really pertain to this thread. Maybe start one of your own?
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Old 01-02-2013, 09:42 PM   #33
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Don't suck hot air my intake uses factory snorkel for cold air
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Old 01-03-2013, 04:44 AM   #34
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... just like every other cone intake on the market.
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:21 PM   #35
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well to those people posting "short tube" intakes, (not sure if i should say 'ram-air'), the stock intake pulls cold air with the snorkel, just like the most recent one shown. however, the longer tube puts the intake in a bath of cold air from beneath the engine, so its just a more efficient way of getting at the cold air. however, i have read a few things that may suggest the longer tube style of intake makes its gains in the pattern of air flow, as well as the decreased air temp. This means that the longer tube smooths out the air flow which works better with the MAF, allowing the DME to adjust better to the different intake and air delivery.
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