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Old 12-25-2010, 10:44 PM   #21
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bemywhip I'll put money on it that you've never read a UOA in your life, in fact you have no idea what a UOA is? And yes I did own Krap & Nasty, it was on the car when purchased. It went in the bin where all Krap & Nasty should be unless your using them on a racing engine that's rebuilt regularly which is what they were originally designed for. They sure don't belong on a street engine!
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:49 PM   #22
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The OEM Mann filters do a great job of keeping the internals of your engine clean and are really well priced.
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:51 PM   #23
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:51 PM   #24
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One data point here - I used K&N before and it was bad making the engine dirty. Now I have the aFe Pro Dry and am happy with it. Not much performance difference though. Just personal preference.
not much difference from what... stock or K&N?
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:58 PM   #25
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bemywhip I'll put money on it that you've never read a UOA in your life, in fact you have no idea what a UOA is? And yes I did own Krap & Nasty, it was on the car when purchased. It went in the bin where all Krap & Nasty should be unless your using them on a racing engine that's rebuilt regularly which is what they were originally designed for. They sure don't belong on a street engine!
UOA... well lets see youre from Australia right?... umm U of A thats a tuff one! Again... it comes down to cleaning, drying, and oiling it properly. You can run what ever you choose, I prefer K&N! My car purrs like a tiger each and everyday with it! BTW, drive safely, what for kangaroos, and keep a shrimp on the barbie for me.
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Ignorance is bliss eh?
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UOA... well lets see youre from Australia right?... umm U of A thats a tuff one! Again... it comes down to cleaning, drying, and oiling it properly. You can run what ever you choose, I prefer K&N! My car purrs like a tiger each and everyday with it! BTW, drive safely, what for kangaroos, and keep a shrimp on the barbie for me.
Fail.
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Fail indeed and what makes it really funny is he won't work out why.
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Fail indeed and what makes it really funny is he won't work out why.
I found it so funny that he was so confident with his answer.
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Old 12-25-2010, 11:21 PM   #30
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German cars are designed for autobahn speeds so they've already figured out what type of filter is best for the car. These aftermarket intakes might give you more air but they also let in more dirt. Just stick with a clean paper filter. I put one of those CAI on my 350z once. It's an oily mess and you don't get any improvements. If you want that swoosh sound when you tap the accelerator then get one.
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I vote K&N unless someone can post pics on an engine blown because of K&N. UOA's are not all that useful other than to make money for shops that like to say nice.
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I vote K&N unless someone can post pics on an engine blown because of K&N. UOA's are not all that useful other than to make money for shops that like to say nice.
thank nuts! BTW... love how sarcastic remarks are viewed by the fools. If its really that important to you... used oil analysis
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I vote K&N unless someone can post pics on an engine blown because of K&N. UOA's are not all that useful other than to make money for shops that like to say nice.
Here is your proof:

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BTW going nuts... bmw go through about 1 liter per 1k mile of synthetic oil; however, the slight if any amount which comes off the filter wont just burn in the cylinder, it with make your engine EXPLODE. the concept is just genius. I bet all these posters are engineers to say the least!!!
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BTW going nuts... bmw go through about 1 liter per 1k mile of synthetic oil; however, the slight if any amount which comes off the filter wont just burn in the cylinder, it with make your engine EXPLODE. the concept is just genius. I bet all these posters are engineers to say the least!!!
yet again!

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yet again!

you're on fire tonight! (in a dumb way)
You live near Berkeley... too bad you cant aquire knowledge through osmosis!
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You live near Berkeley... too bad you cant aquire knowledge through osmosis!
I go to school, why would I need to?
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wait... GN is saying that BMW didn't design something perfectly to last the life of the car straight from the factory
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