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Old 09-28-2012, 03:06 PM
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Old 09-28-2012, 03:36 PM
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There was a study some time back about air filters:

http://www.dieselbombers.com/chevrol...r-testing.html

All X3's already have cold air intakes.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...87&hg=13&fg=20


So I would look elsewhere for HP gains. You might get something with a more free flowing muffler but I doubt you'll see it anywhere except at or close to redline. The 2007's have the N52B30 engine which is the base X5 engine and at 265 HP is pretty close to the "M" standard of 100 HP per liter. I honestly don't think this engine has much more performance available no matter what you do to it.
Agreed. I guess I should have posted that I was mainly looking for a better filter setup for this west texas dirt. Bc I understand that there will b no hp gains from that filter setup if it fit. And obviously the muffler would b for sound. Never once in the thread did I ask for more HP gains. I am aware of how to gain hp out of an engine.....also why I stated that it was the wifes car. Its already too much hp for her. If it were 2wd she would of wrecked it by now bc that little inline 6 has some balls.

Thanks for the input but I know how to make a vehicle go fast!!!!!

DUH you put stickers all over the bumper and back glass!!!! Dont you guys know anything. I think its like every square inch of sticker equals like 5 HP.
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:58 PM
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Agreed. I guess I should have posted that I was mainly looking for a better filter setup for this west texas dirt. Bc I understand that there will b no hp gains from that filter setup if it fit. And obviously the muffler would b for sound. Never once in the thread did I ask for more HP gains. I am aware of how to gain hp out of an engine.....also why I stated that it was the wifes car. Its already too much hp for her. If it were 2wd she would of wrecked it by now bc that little inline 6 has some balls.

Thanks for the input but I know how to make a vehicle go fast!!!!!

DUH you put stickers all over the bumper and back glass!!!! Dont you guys know anything. I think its like every square inch of sticker equals like 5 HP.
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Looking for a website that sells performance exhaust and intake for the X3.
The only thing I could infer from that is that you wanted more performance. You said you were new to BMW so I offered some advice. You obviously have it covered..... My apologies if I offended your expertise.

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Old 09-28-2012, 07:53 PM
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DUH you put stickers all over the bumper and back glass!!!! Dont you guys know anything. I think its like every square inch of sticker equals like 5 HP.
::::::awesome!

Hey we drive BMW's we don't put K&N and Flowmaster stickers for a measly 10 hp gain!

We swap our silver model badges on the hatch or truck with one that says "Dinan". That badge magically gives you 100 hp....lmao.

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::::::awesome!

Hey we drive BMW's we don't put K&N and Flowmaster stickers for a measly 10 hp gain!

We swap our silver model badges on the hatch or truck with one that says "Dinan". That badge magically gives you 100 hp....lmao.
Where do I get one of these "PERFORMANCE" badges,
And what do YOU use pull of badges?? Did them on my 08 cummins and thought I messed up the paint, but the body shop told me the paint must have been wet when they were put on from the factory. I used fishing line and some adhesive remover and worked pretty well. One side looked perfect and the other side was the one they said paint must have been wet.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:02 AM
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Sorry to bring back this thread, but I was thinking of putting in one of the AFE dry filters (stock airbox), I would never add an exhaust to an X3.

Anyone try the AFE filter?
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