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    Is it worth doing?

    Hi guys. Just been given a k&n induction kit for me astra sri 1.8. Is it worth putting it on my car or am i better off jus derestricting the airbox? Im sure i heard somewhere these engines dont like induction kits and i thought youd be the guys to ask Cheers
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    Neither will make any difference im afraid ... so if u were given it, make sure its clean and u might as well use it.
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    sounds good (especially for free) does nowt!!
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    So as far as performance and acceleration are concerned id may as well just leave it alone?
    Everythings better when its free i must say
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    IMO sell the induction kit on ebay for £40-£50 get a panel filter, Vecy C intake and then deristrict the airbox

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg_AstraSport
    IMO sell the induction kit on ebay for £40-£50 get a panel filter, Vecy C intake and then deristrict the airbox
    good idea lol now y didnt i think of that!!
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    Had a k & n in my 1.8 for almost a year now, no problems at all, may help the breathing higher up the rev range. Personal preference really

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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbo_Scott
    Neither will make any difference im afraid ... so if u were given it, make sure its clean and u might as well use it.
    No no no...

    First thing to do is deposit the induction kit in the nearest bin.

    then derestrict the air box, veccy C air intake and panel filter. It does make a difference in my experience.
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    [quote=Sten] First thing to do is deposit the induction kit in the nearest bin. [quote]

    at least sell it to some poor unsuspecting victim without the unrivalled knowledge of astrasport!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg_AstraSport
    IMO sell the induction kit on ebay for £40-£50 get a panel filter, Vecy C intake and then deristrict the airbox
    i 2nd that option.

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