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Ted
01-03-1999, 06:24 PM
Has anyone installed the TMS E36 M3 Euro Intake (consists of Euro Mass Air Sensor, Euro AIr Box, Adapter and chip) on their 95 M3?<p>I would like to know how the performance improves (especially at lower RPM) and how easy it was to install.<p>Thanks<br>Ted

Bruce
01-03-1999, 07:53 PM
<i>: Has anyone installed the TMS E36 M3 Euro Intake (consists of Euro Mass Air Sensor, Euro AIr Box, Adapter and chip) on their 95 M3?</i><p>according to most people and JimC himself, DO NOT install the euro airbox, it offers no significant difference from the US box...instead install a heat shielded K&N<p>Bruce

Ted
01-03-1999, 10:18 PM
So would a good start be the Euro Mass Air Sensor and the JC Chip since the chip is needed for the HFM? TMS claims 28 HP gain... based on your comments, this is either optimistic or is all from the HFM and chip?<p>Is best air flow from the type K&N or is a standard replacement K&N OK. I think I read somewhere of some tests where they were equal?<p>Thanks<br>Ted<p><i>: : Has anyone installed the TMS E36 M3 Euro Intake (consists of Euro Mass Air Sensor, Euro AIr Box, Adapter and chip) on their 95 M3?<p>: according to most people and JimC himself, DO NOT install the euro airbox, it offers no significant difference from the US box...instead install a heat shielded K&N<p>: Bruce<p></i>

Ted
01-03-1999, 11:30 PM
Bruce,<br>TMS sells an adapter for the Euro Mass Air Sensor... Is that required or nice to have?<p>Thanks<br>Ted<p><i>: : Has anyone installed the TMS E36 M3 Euro Intake (consists of Euro Mass Air Sensor, Euro AIr Box, Adapter and chip) on their 95 M3?<p>: according to most people and JimC himself, DO NOT install the euro airbox, it offers no significant difference from the US box...instead install a heat shielded K&N<p>: Bruce<p></i>

David
01-05-1999, 10:21 AM
You will need the reducer in order to connect the HFM to the intake elbow just before the throttle body. I have this kit with the Euro Air box and snorkel. Most say to skip the airbox and just use a K&N cone filter and shield. This is easier said than done since it is very difficult to find the needed tubing (from truck exhausts) and you have to do some fitting to install a heat shield. I have the snorkel and that improves intake. However, the filter in the air box is the same size as the stock. I would suggest a K&N here. The kit from Turner is fairly easiy to install. There are some gotcha's though. The snorkel is separate so if you want one ask!. It is a pain to install the rest is fairly easy. You have to lower a carbon filter below the HFM a notch and the fit there is awkward. The instructions make this seem like this is a natural fit but it is not. I noticed a real gain with this installation.

Ted
01-06-1999, 12:12 AM
David,<p>Thanks for the comments and information. I don't think I will be doing this until summer so I have some time to research the parts etc.<p>Ted<p><i>: You will need the reducer in order to connect the HFM to the intake elbow just before the throttle body. I have this kit with the Euro Air box and snorkel. Most say to skip the airbox and just use a K&N cone filter and shield. This is easier said than done since it is very difficult to find the needed tubing (from truck exhausts) and you have to do some fitting to install a heat shield. I have the snorkel and that improves intake. However, the filter in the air box is the same size as the stock. I would suggest a K&N here. The kit from Turner is fairly easiy to install. There are some gotcha's though. The snorkel is separate so if you want one ask!. It is a pain to install the rest is fairly easy. You have to lower a carbon filter below the HFM a notch and the fit there is awkward. The instructions make this seem like this is a natural fit but it is not. I noticed a real gain with this installation.<p><br></i>


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