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Old 03-24-2004, 16:46   #1 (permalink)
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POD Air Filter

Hey Guys

Does anyone one know how much it will cost me to buy a pod airfilter for my EF Fairmont. Can anyone recomend a particular brand or any outlet stores in sydney?


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Old 03-24-2004, 17:12   #2 (permalink)
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About 30-50 bucks, Super cheap auto, autobahn, autopro etc...
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Old 03-24-2004, 19:28   #3 (permalink)
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i'd go a k&n one if I were going to choose a pod filter.
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I would choose a K&N 3" Pod Filter, should cost around $90-$110
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Don't waste your time if you haven't got a proper Custom Air Intake made up. If you choose not to go that extra length of making a CAI, just buy a quality panel filter (K&N for example).
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I'll have to agree with Xrated. I put a pod filter on my EA and just left in the hot engine bay. All I got from it was a slightly better engine noise. So get a K&N panel filter. but if your going to made up proper Ccstom air intake then go for the pod filter...
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do the panel filters actually make a noticeable differnece in terms of power? do they even make an induction type noise?
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Pod filter in my EA with EF airbox (pod lived in airbox) with 3in piping to factory scoop bit on Radiator (slighly modded with a hacksaw) saw a noticeable difference in both power and economy (only slight)

one thing it did do was allow the thing to rev much better. And it sounded bloody horn (especially when i left the lid off....occasionally would sacrifice the grunt for the sound)

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I had a Simota Pod filter on my old EL XR6 and all it did was make it sound abit better, from idle it had a notciable "sucking" sound and from around 3k to redline it sounded shit hot. No power increase was evident and I knew there wouldn't be I just put it on for the sound.
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If you do a search for 'pod filters' ion the forums you will find heaps of information, for and against.
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