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Old 11-01-2012, 07:51 PM
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Lol, they look cool though. Its all good.
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Old 12-31-2012, 04:54 PM
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09 528. Bought the car used back in march. I am 2nd owner. Upon delivery car read 20.7 mpgs. Removed the charcoal filter, (thanks to threads on this site) and replaced the stock air filter with k&n. Mpgs have increased to 24.2.
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Old 01-01-2013, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by onetime View Post
RPI scoops pretty much do everything. They increase hp and mpg, wow.
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Yep, it's amazing that such a tiny little scoop was such a brilliant idea - I cant believe BMW never thought of it (I'm being sarcastic).

(I've got one on my car and have noticed no difference at all - it still makes me happy to have it).
Thats why I made my own sealed pipe into the airbox passage......theres no way for a scoop to create pressure if the air has the opportunity to come back out, where as the pipe forces the air in and cant come back out!


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Old 01-01-2013, 05:58 PM
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2010 535 M-sport, lead foot driver with K&N drop in filter = 20-23 mpg 93 octane. Pre K&N = 18-21 mpg
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:47 AM
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I have a 535 with a JB4 tune and get a constant 24-25 running around. Most of my driving is highway. When on trips it goes up to 27-28. I'm not heavy footed, but I would say I drive normal. Can't complain at all about mileage.
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