2001 E61 530d pipercross airfilter


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  1. 2001 E61 530d pipercross airfilter 
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    martinawake's Car Details
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    323i and a 530D
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    1998 and 2004
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    I have just replaced my OEM airfilter with a Pipercross foam performance filter. I am very impressed with the results! Engine is more responsive, torque feels improved and it is pulling much more freely through the rev range (not running out of breath).
    To be fair the old filter was really dirty, probably not been changed for at least 40k miles, and had some kind of cover on it along with loads of fag butts and leaves.
    It cost about £45 and I would definitely recommend to anyone with a diesel.

    I fitted it myself but be warned, it took at about 2 hours as you need to remove loads of covers and filters etc to get at the bolts to take the airfilter cover off.
    E61 530d - 19" Beyern 5 spoke, Pipercross filter
    E36 323i - Weitec Hicon GT coilover kit, Pipercross panel airfilter, Jetex catback system, EBC Ultimax discs, Red Fr and Green Re pads, Goodridge hoses, M50 inlet manifold.

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    Ronnie's Car Details
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    Never too old, never too new
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    Always manual
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    Usually 5 doors
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    Not fun to do are they the first time, , but good to hear you are very happy with it,

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