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    GruppeM was it worth it?


    Well here it is all fitted.
    first thoughts were very well made and engineered.
    first drive same as any K&N filter growl!and big whoosh. Quiet at motorway speeds and better throttle response all through the rev range.
    performance I'm unsure see if it makes much difference at santa pod on Sunday! feel free to come and have a look if your around on Sunday.

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    All hail the mighty quattro!

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    Well it sounded good when you left me today mate.

    Certainly looks like a well made bit of kit. Should do for that price!
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    Apparently they're amazing on civic type r's. Didnt realise they did anything but jap.
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    where did you get it from?
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    Japistan
    they quote some silly figures for power increases on some cars and to buy a kit for you lambo its 2k!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sitrials View Post
    performance I'm unsure see if it makes much difference at santa pod on Sunday! feel free to come and have a look if your around on Sunday.
    looks impressive

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    Thats is the best looking setup I've seen.

    But (sorry guys).

    Some Swedish guy (i'll try to find the link) did a test back to back with a load of air filters. Turns out the stock item with a paper filter is good for 400bhp.

    I think if I had the spare cash I'd get one just to run my petrol head fingers across the carbon. Really I'm a miser, so I won't.

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    so how much did it set you back mate,looks the nuts
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    Have you got a bigger air intake going upto it, or standard intake

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    Looks good, need a CF engine cover to match now though....



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    Depends how you define worth it I suppose. But 380 pounds!!!

    Paper filter = 5
    Hookers and blow = 375

    You are a crazy mofo, Especially as it must give about 1Bhp on a cold day with a freshly cleaned throttle body.

    Looks nice though!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    Looks good, need a CF engine cover to match now though....
    yeah anyone got one they don't want?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nick-barnes07 View Post
    Have you got a bigger air intake going upto it, or standard intake
    how do you mean cold air feed?
    will be putting one in the wing on friday!

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    Looks great!

    Is it really 380 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave_Bayern View Post
    Paper filter = 5
    Hookers and blow = 375


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    looks really nice. any difference in performance/ throttle response?

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    I've got one fitted to my z4 coupe. Lovely piece of kit, count yourself lucky they are 450 for the BM... It sounds lovely on the 3.0 straight 6

    It definately makes the car more spritely, I removed it recently and the difference in performance is marked.

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    Might get me one of those just on the looks!
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    Any pics of the inside?intake?
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    Why so many comments on how it looks?

    How often do you people have the bonnet up??

    My engine bay looks manky, but the car is very very fast, so thats the important bit really.

    380. wow.
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    Jesus! I thought my BMC was expensive and i didnt even buy that new!

    Agreed it does look cool but im sure i could find much better ways of spunking 380 Quid!

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    Carbon engine covers would look good now mate, more samcos too!
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    Looks spot on mate
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    Im not usually one of things like this (or carbon stuff, bit to Dom Torretto from Fast and Furious for me!) But that said, I do really like that, looks well in the engine bay (Filter looks a bit suspect tho!

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    nah its a K&N and very quality its actually HUGE!
    the only problem is it is oiled so i might have to replace my MAF if i over oil it.

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    so have you tested for performance gain yet? were you just running a standard intake setup before this or an aftermarket? I am looking to go to this setup as my current I think lets to much hot air in from the engine bay however this kits looks as tho it blocks all air from the engine bay off.

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    Hi Sitrails,

    Are you still happy off the Gruppe M kit?

    It looks so nice!!

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    I love it!
    The Noise
    probly not worth the 380 i paid for it but hey! MY BAD!

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    i got a k&n panel filter,
    i hope to fit it in the weekend..

    Gruppe M looks so nice!!

 

 

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