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Hello World,


Has anyone tried fitting an performance airfilter such as a K&N (for example), one the 'add in chips'.

I do a lot of miles it's 44 miles to work (about 70km's) plus visits to customers..

thanks

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Originally posted by greyhound@Nov 14 2004, 06:25 AM
Hello World,
Has anyone tried fitting an performance airfilter such as a K&N (for example), one the 'add in chips'.

I do a lot of miles it's 44 miles to work (about 70km's) plus visits to customers..

thanks

Greyhound.
Hi,

Just join the forum, I got the same FC here; 8.5 average. Saw some got 10+. Interested how? :unsure:
Cheers,
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HI patchong,

HAve you tried using micro-compressor? My friend tried using this and he says that he got ~10 km/l. I'm using ecotek and I got 9~9.5 km/l. If I were to use shell 95/98 petrol, I could achieve ~ 10km/l. So Shell really give me extra mileage.
 

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Here you go, air filter for the T8D engine.

Sorry about the bad quality pic, had to use my crummy handphone to take it. Didn't have my camera with me, and my hands were dirty right after I installed it.

As for upgraded chips, I don't think there are stock ones available outright in the marketplace. Unless you're looking for a costly remapping of the ECU, I'd suggest not pushing the engine too much. :)


Oh, btw, the sound of the suction is tremendously loud. If you're sensitive about noise, then I discourage you to upgrade it.
 

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This is what I've done with mine. Ignore the shiny silver tank, it's an auxillary brake booster tank. It's now been moved to another safer location.

Yes, the suction noise of the air filter is noisy, BUT it can be reduced if you use the stock intake and the resonating box( filter chamber), together with the filter. This way, it'll look stock, except that you can't close the top of the air filter chamber.
 

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Cyclones are useless, I don't think so as it does give you a slight difference in the performance. Later, you won't feel a thing once you got use to it.

I am using cyclones and it gave me somewhat slightly lower noticeable mileage consumption.

However my advice is don't waste your money. If you have bought a Carens, it means you have the "bucks" to maintain it so don't complain.
 

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I'll say it again. Cyclones are useless. THere has been many publications about it (non-advertisements) from both the cyclone's country of origin as well as the US and various European magazines and television shows.

Not ONE of them found ANY difference in ANY car whether it was performance or mileage (most had it installed in at least 3 cars). They had it dyno tested before and after, long term tests with the cyclone to check on mileage issues.

Cyclones do not work, they are useless. Sorry for the people that bought it, you guys wasted your money.

Cyclones have already been busted as a myth in Korea, and naturally, their marketing efforts has been concentrated on overseas markets.
 

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Originally posted by Richard Leong@Feb 20 2005, 06:24 PM
G'day
Interested to know more of the microchip u're using, which workshop.

Thanks :haha:  :haha:
Bro, microchip are actually carbon resistor. Not good to fix as it ofset the ECU to burn more fuel and have more power.... :57:

Can try volt stabilizer and grounding, the are some offer at onemotoring. Some of them have try the product and found that there are some improvement in the way the car runs.... :grin:
 
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