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can anyone tell me where to get a bmc airfilter for my baxr8 ute in sydney. how much it is and if they really work that good as i never heard of this brand.
 

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Any autobahn should be able to order it for you, but it is $150 or more, and a k&n filter is $130 ( basically the same but a little cheaper ) and is also available at Autobahn stores. I dont think there is any noticable difference between the two ( maybe 1 or 2kW ) so whatever you can get
(a) easily;
(b) within budget

would be your best bet
Choice is yours...
 

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Stick with the paper filter.

If you use an oiled filter, at least get an oil analysis done and see how much extra dirt is getting into the engine. (Will show up in oil analysis as raised silicon levels).

Also check your MAF wires regularly for build up of crud, this will affect performance and negate any dubious advantage of running an oiled filter.

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b.m.c filter are the best filter you can get. paper filters don't give air good flow and fuel eocnomy. just make sure you don't over oil it when you clean it because it will make less air flow then the paper filter would. i get 70k more out of a tank with the B.M.C.filter. and better throttle response. :wnc:
 

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Stick with the paper filter.

If you use an oiled filter, at least get an oil analysis done and see how much extra dirt is getting into the engine. (Will show up in oil analysis as raised silicon levels).

Also check your MAF wires regularly for build up of crud, this will affect performance and negate any dubious advantage of running an oiled filter.

cheers
MAF, we are talking BA here, it doesn't have that problem
 

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BAXR8 doesn't have a MAF?. Please enlighten me, what does it use to meter air flow into the engine.

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TopGhia said:
Stick with the paper filter.

If you use an oiled filter, at least get an oil analysis done and see how much extra dirt is getting into the engine. (Will show up in oil analysis as raised silicon levels).

Also check your MAF wires regularly for build up of crud, this will affect performance and negate any dubious advantage of running an oiled filter.

cheers
Surely these filters would be safe to use if maintained properly. eg don't use compressed air to clean them etc.

Have you had a bad experience with one?
 

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You can get them from thompson Ford or from myself but they are $180.00 not $150.00

Elmer Fudd
 

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give hardiman auto supplies a call

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rod c said:
Surely these filters would be safe to use if maintained properly. eg don't use compressed air to clean them etc.

Have you had a bad experience with one?
Yeah I used air (once)...

Then started asking questions about how one cleans BMC filters.

My FORD dealer .... scratching his head "dunno, compressed air probably"....

Thank you FF... I am now the proud owner of a cleaning kit....
 

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this may sound dumb but if something goes wrong with my engine will ford still cover me or is it alright to use aftermarket airfilters/cold air induction???
 

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this may sound dumb but if something goes wrong with my engine will ford still cover me or is it alright to use aftermarket airfilters/cold air induction???
I was talking to Barry Batten tonite and he said Ford endorse the use of K&N filters, they can't be that bad.
 

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BMC filter is the go with a K&N cleaning kit ($28), BMC cleaning kit ($44)
 

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Who won the most advanced motor racing scene(F1) in the world 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 ?
Ferrari !
What air filter do they use and recommmend?
BMC !
It will treat you as you treat it
dont clean it often and it will bite you
over oil it and it will bite you.

Elmer Fudd
 

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TopGhia said:
BAXR8 doesn't have a MAF?. Please enlighten me, what does it use to meter air flow into the engine.

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The BA's use a Manifold Absolute Pressure sensor (MAP). It uses the sensor in the manifold to record the air pressure which allows it to measure how much are is being used and then calculates how much fuel is needed to add to it.
 
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