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Old 12-18-2012, 08:14 PM   #11
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Definitely. I'm a fan of Green filters, I'm gonna try one before I decide on an intake system.
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:26 PM   #12
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I ordered the buschur racing one. same as the green filter but grey and cheaper on ebay then the green
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:01 PM   #13
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very interesting filter
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:00 PM   #14
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Let us know....there wouldnt be that much hot air due to the opening being close to the edge of the fender...you get colder air there once you start moving
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Old 12-20-2012, 05:34 AM   #15
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I see what you were talking about. Sorry bout that.
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Old 12-20-2012, 03:37 PM   #16
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A few words for the hot air problem. K&N and New Mission air intake mod. Open top cover vs closed with this mod. is two HP This with my own car on a Mustang Dyno
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I got my buschur racing filter in last night. It was pooring rain so no pictures. It installs 10 times easier then the k&n filter, as it is slightly shorter then the K&N. Fits perfect.

Initial impressions. Sounds great. Cruising sounds like stock. Half throttle to full throttle sounds like a intake but not as loud. Ive only drove it once this morning to work with no coffee. Does it feel faster? Who knows my butt dyno was still asleep. Does it sound nice? Yes I love it and its staying in. The K&N with 7000 miles is for sale.
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Old 12-27-2012, 11:39 AM   #18
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This is a bad idea, and let me tell you why. I know from experience with my Focus.

The MAF housing is plastic. When you tighten the filter with the band around the MAF housing, over time, the MAF housing becomes distorted. The housing begins to collapse under the heat and will loosen the air filter. The filter will then fall off.

This is why the OEM style air filters do not require a tightening band (being supported on the opposite end). For a banded filter to be effective, you need a better MAF housing.
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the clamp is just hand tight. in all honestly its not needed. it fits tight enough without the clamp
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the clamp is just hand tight. in all honestly its not needed. it fits tight enough without the clamp
The heat and pressure on that end will take over anyway, in about 3-4 months. My clamp was just tight enough to keep it from slipping off.

The MAF housing will begin to collapse.
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