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Old 02-14-2005, 18:55   #1 (permalink)
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BA V8 Cold Air Intake

Hey Guys,

Just wondering if anyone has put an aftermarket cold air intake on there BA V8. If so did it help, Any noticeable differance etc. Seen a few on eBay which dont look too bad

Any suggestions?
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Old 02-16-2005, 00:26   #2 (permalink)
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Re: BA V8 Cold Air Intake

Check out the AWC link in here about cold air for the BA range
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Old 02-16-2005, 14:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: BA V8 Cold Air Intake

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Hey Guys,

Just wondering if anyone has put an aftermarket cold air intake on there BA V8. If so did it help, Any noticeable differance etc. Seen a few on eBay which dont look too bad

Any suggestions?

Hi there,
I put the AWC cold air and underdrives on the XR8 at the same time.
Definately notice the difference in power.
Big surprise to me was the fuel economy on a cruise control trip of 550kms which I do often, went from 11.7 l/100km to 10.4.
Probably round town and with boot in it there's no difference in economy.
The AWC item looks good and is easy to fit.

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Old 02-17-2005, 17:32   #4 (permalink)
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Re: BA V8 Cold Air Intake

I noticed absolutely no difference whatsoever. I put an SS unit on, put a hole through the radiator while drilling the one and only hole needed, put a new radiator in ($260) then could not tell the difference. Maybe it's just me, but I thought it was a bit of a wank.
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Old 02-19-2005, 01:57   #5 (permalink)
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i put the ss one on my pursuit,it does sound better,but i doubt it goes any better
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