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      01-27-2020, 03:11 PM   #1
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Replacement Air Filter

Maybe I am missing something but this seems like a heck of a deal.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I was looking to replace the OEM as they about ready and I am not ready to drop $$$ on a new intake set up yet. I had been moving different replacement filters to my wish list for some time then today I came across these. Figured it was worth a shot to spend $23 vs $80 or $100+.

Anyone used this brand before? Am I going to hate them? Are they complete shit?
If no one has any answers I should get some back to you soonish... Weather is not the best but I will at least install the filters when they come in and take it for a drive when it clears up.

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      01-27-2020, 03:32 PM   #2
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They’re just particle filters. For 25.00 worth a try. No German needed qualitat here. Just a decently constructed particle filter needed. I ordered a pair.
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      01-27-2020, 05:53 PM   #3
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Not worth the risk. Just go with the aFe filters. The link below was the lowest priced M6 filters that I found at the time. It doesn't list M6 but it is the same part number.

https://emnotek.com/products/afe-mag...yABEgION_D_BwE
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      01-28-2020, 09:39 AM   #4
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I went with K&N drop-ins and have been very happy. Be sure to remove the charcoal pre-filters while you're in there- they are quite restrictive
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      01-28-2020, 10:52 AM   #5
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Has anyone dynoed with and without the carbon filters to assess restrictions?
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      01-29-2020, 11:15 AM   #6
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Has anyone dynoed with and without the carbon filters to assess restrictions?
Get BMC they are pretty good
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      01-29-2020, 11:45 AM   #7
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This post claims 15 hp gain on a dyno
https://f10.m5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=801214
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      01-29-2020, 03:20 PM   #8
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Has anyone dynoed with and without the carbon filters to assess restrictions?
Get BMC they are pretty good
After much research, this is the route I went on my M6 as well as my Rs7 previously. Outside a full, high quality intake, BMC drop ins are about the best you'll get
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      02-03-2020, 09:07 AM   #9
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I'm sure the BMC and K&N are both very quality but I couldn't pass up $20 filters.
They are a dry filter and seem to crafted well. Fitment was perfect. I was expecting the mold to be slightly off for the price.
If they actually add any power I can't tell you because who is gonna notice 10hp on a 500+hp lol.
Of course you don't get the cool intake sound with just the filter but there does seem to be a slight increase in spool noise. Maybe it has always been there since this is my first time really trying to listen to it. So far no complaints as I was just looking for replacement filters until I am ready to drop $ on an intake.

Sorry my phone camera is a potato.
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      02-26-2020, 09:38 PM   #10
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BMC are good I have them
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      03-31-2020, 07:58 PM   #11
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Bought the red ones. lets see how these work out. 700+hp on a budget.
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I also picked up a set of the red ones. Should be getting here today, which means install this weekend (hopefully).

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Just installed K & N replacement, and took out the Carbon one also . Swear my exaust is louder.
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      04-26-2020, 12:51 AM   #14
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Just installed K & N replacement, and took out the Carbon one also . Swear my exaust is louder.

Same here lol
Installed it does the job!
Will upgrade intakes with a catch can setup soon.
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