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    Can someone help identify the pipe that attaches itself to the bottom of my air filter box? I wan to install an up-rated air filter but i does not have an flange that this mystery pipe could connect to.

    I cant find anything online that references this,

    Its a 325i Coupe 1993 M50 Engine.
     
     

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    i fitted a cone filter to my 328 and was just a case of removing the airbox and connecting the pipework of the filter to the rubber intake hose.
    no other pipes there to connect.
     
     

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    I remember reading about a guy who fitted a K&N air intake system on his BMW and he had it on the rolling road and claimed that the stock BMW unit gave him more power and better air flow. If I can find it I will post it here, but it is worth thinking about since most mods which alter the air flow and exhaust flow will require a little tuning to get the best out of it. Not so bad if you have an airflow meter and lambda as the ECU will compensate for the extra air flow, not so good if you haven't though.

    And the pipe is more than likely a breather pipe of some sort. If you do intend on actually modding the air intake you can buy filters to put on such pipes like this off eBay for not a lot of cash. You just need to know the diameter of the pipe. hope this helps.
     
     

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    Induction kits are just for a nice noise, not for power.
    Without a shield you will loose power.

    " I have done alot of stuff i am not proud of, and the stuff i am proud of is just disgusting"
     
     

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    just buy one that you replace and keep your old airbox no mods
     
     

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    Agreed
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawk61 View Post
    just buy one that you replace and keep your old airbox no mods
    What he said! Get a replacement K&N or Pipercross panel filter which will see better power return than a cone filter.

    If you really want a cone filter then you'd be best to buy an encased air filter induction kit, but again they don't really give a good bhp per £ return.


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    I would avoid the oiled k&n type as they have a habit of gunking up certain sensors in the pipework and manifold.
     
     

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