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Which induction kit?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by wightman, Oct 24, 2006.

  1. wightman

    wightman Member

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    As some already know im after a re-map, but now im thinking to hold back and get an induction kit and maybe a system (de-cat)back before i do, to get the best out of the re-map at the time, so whats the general norm with induction kits? do peeps on here have them, if so what make? ive seen the average , Kn57i for around £90 , jetex do one for £72 , also a few pics would be nice so i can see what the crack is with the location of it.

    any help:think:

    cheers
    chris:rockwoot:
     
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  3. ANDYTQ

    ANDYTQ Well-Known Member

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    You will only gain noise from an induction kit,standard airbox can be modified to flow better with a larger pipe feed.Exhausts on s3's are good to start with,a3's benefit from having the front pipe and cat as well,not much gains from a cat back alone.If you decat then you will have problems with imissions,lamda faults etc.
     
  4. wightman

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    Yeah thats what i thought about power gains , i would like a bit of noise tho, as for the zorst, could the lamda not be put in the same place? if a bespoke system was made? and as for emissions :whistle2:
     
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    ANDYTQ Well-Known Member

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    It depends if your car has a twin lambda set up,ifit has you will need a cat of sorts.
     
  6. wightman

    wightman Member

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    ah i see now
     
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    ABD LAN and a big eff off Green cone filter.

    Makes you car sound like Darth Vader with a cold (in a good way :o.k: )

    Little or no effect on performance though.
     
  8. Quattro_Lew

    Quattro_Lew All Torque

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    why not try out Jabbas induction kit? proven 4-6bhp gains
     
  9. wightman

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    who sells the jabba kit then?
     
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    ChriS3 hud at ye bam

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    Lol, 'proven gains' heeeh!!
     
  12. Quattro_Lew

    Quattro_Lew All Torque

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    shhhhh ;)
     
  13. Secret Squirrel

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    I didn't log it with VagCom, but I tried the stock airbox, a big K&N and no filter at all. I couldn't spot any performance difference. It only makes a difference to the sound, as others say.
    One good thing about more induction noise, is you can spot a dodgy DV easier.
     
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    Timbo Slowest car ever round the Top Gear track?!?

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  15. ChriS3

    ChriS3 hud at ye bam

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    The BMC CDA makes a great noise. Cheaper than the Jabba kit too.
     

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