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Cone filter on AGU

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Grale1, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. Grale1

    Grale1 Active Member

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    I see some people have cone filters on there cars, are you able to put a cone filter onto AGU engine? Only ask as I see there is some sort of sensor or something attached to the bottom part of the standard air box
     
  2. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    the pipe attatched to the bottomof the air box is the SAI (secondary air injection, used when starting from cold)
    you can simply put a small filter on the end of this, or get rid of it all. see the stickies for that.
    but yeh, putting a cone filter on is fine
     
  3. coatesy

    coatesy poking badgers with spoons

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    i believe that is your ignition amp, if you put a cone filter on your car you need to cable tie or make some thing for it to be held in place to some part of you engine bay.

    i have mine cable tied where the old air box would of been.
     
  4. Jay A3

    Jay A3 More power

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    As coatesy says its your ignition amp. Undo the 2 bolts holding onto the airbox and cable tie it down. On agu engine there isn't a secondary air intake (sai) - less pipes for us I guess
     
  5. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!"
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    If your moving the ignition amp, make sure you retain the heatsink.
     
  6. marshall-12

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    you on about the falt oval sensor thing that has 2 small bolts?
    i cable tied that to the side of my cone filter.

    when i had it.. theres mixed reviews with cone filters on a standard map, it sounds great! but lagged my a3 to a *****, i noticed quite a bit of difference. but a map will sort that out so im waiting till i map it before i put it back on
     

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