Let your engine breathe better by replacing your factory air filter box with our high quality AFE intakes. Not only will your car sound more aggressive, but the intake is a great addition by itself or in combination with other performance modification such as an exhaust to improve your car's air system. Performance gains vary from vehicle to vehicle but a noticeable audible "growl" by the intakes open concept is evident as well as the smoother acceleration across the power band.
Features and Benefits Of This Product
* Increases horsepower & torque - produces 6.5 max horsepower, 7 ft.lbs. torque
* Maximizes airflow for better acceleration and responsiveness (60% over factory intake)
* Improved performance results in greater fuel efficiency
* Installs in less than 60 minutes using factory mounting points
* No cutting or drilling to engine compartment is required
* Replaces OE air intake with high flow high performance 360 degree radial flow air filter
* Washable/reusable air filter with the deepest pleats in the industry is the largest possible in the space allowed
* Replaces factory air box with a heat-blocking shield that seals to the hood
* Limited lifetime warranty
About Vehicle Air Intake
You want to keep gasses moving quickly and efficiently before and after combustion.
- Factory intakes are designed to be quiet and filter well, which is restrictive on your airflow!
- Intakes are relatively inexpensive and are a great value for your money.
- Easily reversible.
- Most cars can gain over 8hp simply by replacing the intake.
aFe Cold Air Intakes are available with multiple filter types:
* AFE Pro Dry S
o Off-White Air Filter
o 50% air flow over stock (This would be like comparing a panel filter to OEM panel)
o 99.2% filtration
* AFE Pro 5 R (oiled)
o Blue Air FIlter
o 75% air flow over stock (This would be like comparing a panel filter to OEM panel)
o 98.6% filtration
Installation Difficulty: ADVANCED (Special Tools or Specialized Knowledge May Be Required)
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Warranty + Satisfaction Guarantee
Order with confidence! If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may return it for exchange or refund. This product carries a 1 year manufacturers warranty. See our terms of sale for full details.
Notes / Warnings
Please check your local laws for ensure legality when using this product on public roads and highways. In areas where this product is not legal for road use it is sold strictly for off-road, track or show use only.
(4)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY| Posted by Victor | (Brampton, Ontario)
So I installed the AFE cold air intake. Installation was a breeze and the fitment is great. There is not really a noticeable increase in power, but with a tune and some other upgrades, they would compliment each other. Overall a great product.(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY| Posted by Jacques | (Quebec City, QC)
always the best, always bimmian.com(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY| Posted by Gerry | (VAUGHAN, Ontario)
very happy product shipped correct and on time as i was told .(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY| Posted by Antoine L | (Macungie, PA)
I just love the way it looks in the engine bay! It looks so futuristic and the sound that the box and filter make is phenomenal. Thanks Steve and Scotth! Antoine Bracy
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I'm looking to purchase the juicebox with the aFe cold air intake. Will these products void my BMW warranty?
The BMS and aFe (the manufacturers of these products) sites both touch on this issues. This is what they have to say: From the Burger Motorsport site: Will it void my warranty? Should I remove parts before going in for service? Most leave parts like ECU tunes and intakes on for basic oil changes and service but we suggest removing any modifications prior to making a warranty claim. This is to ensure they are not causing the problem and to make things easier for your technician who may not be familiar with how to properly remove and reinstall your modified parts. Before going in we also suggest reading/deleting the hidden DME codes using the JB4 built in code reading/deleting, a CAN Tool, or a BT Cable. JB4 users should always set the tune to map 0 / pass through mode before going in to avoid it interfering with external diagnostic equipment. (http://www.burgertuning.com/faq.htm) From the aFe site: Will putting an aFe filter or air intake system in my vehicle void my factory warranty? Legally, a vehicle manufacturer cannot void the warranty on a vehicle due to an aftermarket part unless they can prove that the aftermarket part caused or contributed to the failure in the vehicle (per the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act (15 U.S.C. 2302(C)). For best results, consider working with performance-oriented dealerships with a proven history of working with customers. If your vehicle manufacturer fails to honor emission/warranty claims, contact EPA at (202) 260-2080 or www.epa.gov. If federal warranty protection is denied, contact the FTC at (202) 326-3128 or www.ftc.gov. Also check out this link from SEMA for additional information on your rights; http://www.sema.org/main/semaorghome.aspx?ID=50096 For additional information on the Magnuson-Moss Act, go to http://www.impalaclub.com/naisso/magmoss.htm or http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/business/adv/bus01.shtm.
I saw on your web site that this product fit on E60 525i & 530i. Does it fit also on 528i (2008)? Thanks
I checked with aFe and yes, this intake will work on your 3.0L 528i. It is available in two version, oil and dry. The AFE Pro Dry S has an Off-White Air Filter and allows for 50% air flow over stock and provides 99.2% filtration. The AFE Pro 5 R (oiled) uses a Blue Air FIlter and allows for 75% air flow over stock and provides 98.6% filtration.
I understand the benefits of a better cold air intake for the car over the oem but my query is which of the two types is better for a hotter type air as you would find in Arizona, the oiled type intake or the dry?
aFe offers two different types of filter media for most of our filters and intake systems because everyone has different driving conditions and different driving needs. Basically differences are: Pro5R Oiled is 5-layers of progressively finer mesh oiled cotton gauze which offers maximum airflow. This media is ideal for those who drive mostly on paved street and highway who want maximum horsepower. Oiled is also ideal for those who do a lot of unpaved, off-road driving in severe dusty and dirty environments where protection is more important than maximum horsepower, because it can be cleaned. ProDryS is a 3-layer progressively finer porosity synthetic non-woven media, which is oil-free and offers maximum convenience since it does not require re-oiling. This media is ideal for those who donít want the hassle of re-oiling a filter. The air temperature is not the issue, the amount of Dust in your environment really makes the choice for you.
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