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Air Filter Problem

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Ashc11TT, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. Ashc11TT
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    Hi Guys, im looking into fitting an induction kit, but on my car (see below) coming off my air filter is a cable of some sort, does anyone know what this is, and what i would do with it when installing my induction kit?

    thanks..

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    Are you talking about the one that goes into the MAF unit ?
    Anyway unscrew the air box from the MAF, there are 2 screws & then the filter goes onto the end of the MAF :)
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    Hi im taling about the plug with the metal clip around in the centre of the pic (not the jubille clip)

    any ideas? its just if i take all that off then im going to be left with that cable :(
    sorry not very clued up on it..

    also there seems to be some other cables that are joined to the box aswell round the back side of the box.. :(
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    That is your MAF (Mass Air Flow) sensor. Very important part for your car for fuelling, power, timing etc.

    Basically do not remove it.

    Nathan
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    Hi, i see, ok well im guessing that the induction kit for my car will incorparate that then??

    im looking at a BMC CDA induction kit..

    thanks for the info
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    The BMC CDA screws on to the MAF housing ;)
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    Hi, sweet! ok thats good to know, also i have some other cables going into the back of the current air box, do you know what those are?

    thnx
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    Dont buy a BMC CDA, either smooth out your original airbox and fit a green cotton panel filter and remove the snorkel air feed into the box, or fit a green cotton cone filter.
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    thats not very bling though
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    carbonio ftw!
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