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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Tue, Mar-26-2019, 04:56:54 PM   #41
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Default Re: Doug Demero McLaren F1 review with intake noise

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Isn’t the hood insulation used for “fire suppression”?
Paint protection from heat and noise cancellation, the padding is not a real fire supressant.
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Hood pad can help, intake box makes all the difference.
It's a Karbonius with OEM snorkel and the flap removed. Still haven't removed the pad yet but that's next.
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It's a Karbonius with OEM snorkel and the flap removed. Still haven't removed the pad yet but that's next.
I have the same box, happy with it. You'll hear a difference when you remove the padding.
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Isn’t the hood insulation used for “fire suppression”?
Common myth. If you've ever seen an engine fire, you'll want more than a felt blanket to put it out.
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