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    Unhappy Astra 1.6 - Sporty Air Filter [No Change]

    Hi,

    Ive recently installed a Air Filter, to my Astra 1.6 MK4 - But there hasnt been much change in sound, When I rev it I heard abit of the roar, But then it sound just standard like Ive got the normal Astra air filter box in.

    I brought the Air filter off eBay Brand New. Ive had it in my Car for 1 Week and No Change in sound still.

    It looks just like this one : - http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VW-GOLF-MK2-MK...item3a5bb13efd

    I dont know what it could be ?

    I've looked online they say the Engine could be dirty should I do one of those Engine clean ?



    Thanks for Reading

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    clear ur throttle body they get very dirty and clogged up

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbrislpg View Post
    clear ur throttle body they get very dirty and clogged up
    So should I do a engine clean up ? I dont know much about cars..

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    IF you want sounds to change, change the muffler too!

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    The sound and performance increase from these filters is non-existent, put the paper one back in and change it every 5000 miles. Better filtration if nothing else.

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    hi nry what do you recon to a pipercross viper induction kit?

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    No idea, never tried one

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    this guy seems to rate it, although ignore the 0 - 60 @3.07 in this vid cos he had the wrong size wheels on for the speedo!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC0mJ3_rumo


    he redid the test with 17" wheels, whether this meant he had right size profile i dont know
    http://www.youtube.com/user/Rudemonk.../1/Ls05dewvJhU

    <<<<<<< btw how do i add details to my info on the left here???????

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnjohnjohn View Post
    this guy seems to rate it, although ignore the 0 - 60 in this vid cos he had the wrong size wheels on for the speedo!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC0mJ3_rumo


    he redid the test with 17" wheels, whether this meant he had right size profile i dont know
    http://www.youtube.com/user/Rudemonk.../1/Ls05dewvJhU

    <<<<<<< btw how do i add details to my info on the left here???????

    So what do I have to do to get the sound ? Clean the engine ?

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    sorry i went off topic a bit there, cleaning the throttle body is easy and could sweeten up the sound but wont make it louder. a sports exhaust will make it louder. not sure about aftermarket air filter sound myself never tried one but i will one day.

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