Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > Misc > Off-topic
User Name

Welcome to!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 03-26-2013, 12:57 AM   #16
Bimmer Heaven
Bimmer Heaven's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Ontario
Posts: 15,628

Originally Posted by propr'one View Post
You'll get better values on your first run cause the car is cold

most CAI's are shit. seriously, you're removing something designed by a team of engineers for something 3 guys did in a fab shop. is it surprising that it doesn't give huge gains? why would bmw engineers leave HP on the table? Yeah maybe 1-2 to quiet it down but you really think most cars intakes are restrictive enough to gain 10hp? not likely.
NO stock car runs at 100% of its potential!!! Its all about fuel milage and engine life! This is why you can get 15-20Hp just from the ECU program. Most parts around the engine are very restrictive, stock air boxes and exaust for the most part. My 4.6L V8 truck came with stock single 2" exaust, what a joke, and the airbox opening was about 2.5"-3", with the rest of the intake and MAF at 5"...
Specialized in BMW recycling, all OEM used parts
Up to 90% off new cost!!!
Most models E30 E36 E46 E90 E92 E93 E28 E34 E39 E60 E61 E32 E38 E65 E66 X3 X5 M3 M5 Z4 F30 F32

Call 11-8PM 416 821-2578
New inventory daily. 100+ cars now in stock!
Bimmer Heaven is online now   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:20 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Maxbimmer Copyright 2001 - 2018