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    i was looking to get a piperx filter but have found that my car has a cylinderical filter not a panel filter so piperx told me they cant do one,

    then was looking at k&n but people have told me there too oily and too avoid them..

    so now looking at green filters, quite expensive so are they good?? worth the money lets say??

    anyone using a green filter??

    or can anyone recommend any other good high flow air filters??
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    BMC and ITG are also good

    Again quite pricey though, ive heard nothing but good things about the green filters
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    just ordered a green filter, £60 it was mind! then again k&n was a bit more so not bad!
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    Good man

    If you think of it this way it doesnt seem so bad...

    its £60 now but then you'll never have to replace it and, on my car anyway, it has made the fuel consumption better

    So it'll pay for itself before long
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    Quote Originally Posted by baderlfc View Post
    just ordered a green filter, £60 it was mind! then again k&n was a bit more so not bad!
    can i ask where you ordered it from, im looking to get one for my compact
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe316 View Post
    can i ask where you ordered it from, im looking to get one for my compact
    here you go mate:

    www.green-filter.co.uk

    i looked on loads of sites and id say fairly safely there the cheapest! free P&P aswell!

    i should have mine before the end of the week so i'll let you know what its like before you get one if you want??

    problem ive found with our cars is that because they have cylinderical air filters not panel filters a lot of performance filter companies dont do high flow replacements! only choice we got really as far as i could see was green or K&N and seems general opinion is green are the way to go!
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    Quote Originally Posted by baderlfc View Post
    here you go mate:

    www.green-filter.co.uk

    i looked on loads of sites and id say fairly safely there the cheapest! free P&P aswell!

    i should have mine before the end of the week so i'll let you know what its like before you get one if you want??

    problem ive found with our cars is that because they have cylinderical air filters not panel filters a lot of performance filter companies dont do high flow replacements! only choice we got really as far as i could see was green or K&N and seems general opinion is green are the way to go!
    Please if you could drop us a pm as to how it goes, i go away to ibiza on the 22nd so my car budget is a little slim, but want to get as much done as possible before santa pod,
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    well i'll fit mine on the weekend so i'll give you a shout once ive taken it for a spin!

    i went to san antonio, ibiza last year mate, you'll love it im sure! lol!
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    i had one on my alfa, same sort of thing as a K&N to be honest. You'll convince yourself it makes a better noise etc.
    no probs afaic
     
     

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    oh yeah definitely, i had a k&n on a hyundai accent when i was 17 and it was a painfully slow car but the noise it made suggested different lol!

    its not the noise i want anyway its slightly better throttle response with the higher airflow hopefully!
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