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Audi s3 AMD cai received and fitted ...

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by jonny1985, Jun 26, 2013.

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    Well received my AMD cai intake from AMD. First impressions out the box are good. Looks like a solid bit of kit. Didn't realise how big the inside diameter of the pips where lol a whopping 90mm lol.

    So on to fitting . firstly stripped the old engine cover and all nesscary pipe work . piece of cake only struggle I had was the clamp on the turbo intake pipe but got there in the end.


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    Next was to unscrew the MAF sensor from its stock postion .

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    Then reinstall it into the new silicone pipe with the new screws supplied.

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    So with the careful and potentially most expensive bit out the way next was just to fit everything loosely and get it all where I want it . Then just tighten up.

    Also new my stock engine cover would we obsolete so purchased a TTS engine cover off a ASN member and installed that at the same time. As i am not a fan of cutting the standard cover to suit the new cai ..Can't believe how easy it was to install the cover. Here are the end results .

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    Very impressed with the kit and the quality of it. Can feel the difference instantly with the different intake on . Car will still be adjusting to the new intake as only done appx 50 mile since fitting so will keep you posted .

    All comments welcome
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    The quality looks pretty good tbh, well thought out & almost minimalistic design.
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    Very nice bit of kit mate
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    Yep it has been well thourt out and makes the most of the almost no space in the engine bay lol
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    Yerh very pleased with quality
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    Is the bit of metal blocking off the engine area (or something similar) available on its own? My p-flo didn't come with anything like that.
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    I don't know but you can buy the intake without the heat sheild so I assume you can
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    Have the fuel trim issues been sorted now?
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    Very nice! I want one but the insurance company says I cant :(
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    How does it sound mate?
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    Is it Louder? caus i love the sound aha.

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    Yerh a little louder but nothing too chavvy lol
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