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    Air Filter

    Hi

    I have a 1.7 CDTI Van, i was woundering if it was worth getting a different air filter ( K & N or sumat ), would it make it faster, better on fuel and also sound better.

    Hope you can help

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    do you mean a cone filter or a replacement panel filter? either way dont bother with a cone filter as it will suck in too much hot air from the engine unless you have a good air feed most get a panel filter and derestrict the airbox (see how to's) and fit a larger intake from a vectra c or get a sealed induction kit which makes a nice woosh noise when changing on boost i got one after trying the airbox mods n better panel filter

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    thanks for the advise i think i was thinking of a cone, but if you say it no good then i want, i want better fuel mainly and power and sounds just makes it better.

    What have you got then?? have you got a pic or link?? if it worth moding the air box??

    cheers

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    same as astrasxicdti, derestric the air box etc and a panel filter , i have a courtenay one on my derv and it seems to make it smoother pulling it off too!


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    i got a sealed carbon airbox at the moment had the airbox mods n k+n panel did seem smoother as astracoli said but got bored and went down this road much better imoa although louder and diesels dont make nice roaring sound like petrols either
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    clean that engine, its filthy lol


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    i might have to try derestricting the air box then and get a K and N panel filter and see what its like hopefully it will help

    cheers

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    Get a veccy intake [ipe too mate, only 15 including adaptor from VX


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    Quote Originally Posted by astracolli View Post
    clean that engine, its filthy lol
    lol it was rain water from the grill

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    what is a veccy intake??

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