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Old 01-26-2015, 01:25 AM
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E34 Air filter

So I'm gonna buy an after market AEM oval dry flow air filter. Do I have to buy new pipes or some sort of adapter or will it fit my stock intake pipe?
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Old 01-26-2015, 01:55 AM
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Old 01-26-2015, 01:58 AM
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I just bought a chrome intake kit from eBay. It says it fits a 1994 540i but I have a 530i is it the same thing?
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Old 01-26-2015, 02:24 AM
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I believe the intake setup is the same. Just a heads up the ebay set up is not a good one. It will actually reduce the horsepower. I bought one for my e34 and it sucked. I threw it away and custom designed one. Still am working on the box enclosure.

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Old 01-26-2015, 02:25 AM
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It was $44 I don't expect much. Can I cancel it?
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Old 01-26-2015, 02:27 AM
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The company name is chrome intakes on eBay
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Old 01-26-2015, 02:42 AM
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If they accept returns you can return it.

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Old 01-26-2015, 02:49 AM
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I'm just gonna wait to get the intake and install it. Maybe it'll be a different outcome. There were some problems canceling the transaction. If it sucks I'll send it back
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Old 01-26-2015, 07:45 AM
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Old 01-26-2015, 07:46 AM
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:09 PM
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I made my own intake using separate pieces off ebay.





I have my IAC blocked off, but with a a bit more ingenuity and power tools I'm sure the intake 90 degree could be made to work with the IAC hose. I can't compare it to the stock air box because I never drove the car with the OE intake, but I'm happy with it. When piecing it together my major criteria was to have a wider turn radius on the 90, in my mind it makes for a smoother & faster transition.
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:29 PM
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I kept it simple, stock TB to MAF pipe and aftermarket tube from MAF to filter.
Wet shot hidden right in front of the TB
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Old 01-27-2015, 12:03 PM
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I kept it simple, stock TB to MAF pipe and aftermarket tube from MAF to filter.
Wet shot hidden right in front of the TB
That's Hott!
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Old 02-01-2015, 09:01 PM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pflow-Short-...f7ff93&vxp=mtr

These guys make custom ones. is it worth the 100$?
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Old 02-01-2015, 09:09 PM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pflow-Short-...f7ff93&vxp=mtr

These guys make custom ones. is it worth the 100$?
No considering you can do that for under 40 bucks. I made my cai for under 75ish and that included a k and n 10 inch cone air filter with recharge kit. if you go basic u could do it for under 40.00?

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Old 02-01-2015, 09:20 PM
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That is interesting, the MAF wire drops in and it replaces the MAF housing. Never seen that!

Needs a heat shield IMO
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