Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross etc

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Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross etc

Post by Strikem » Sun 14 Apr, 2013 22:16

Hi all,

Any advice on replacement panel filters? Anybody recommend one they have fitted??

Pipercross or K&N etc??
All seem around £35 on ebay. I always think they are a good investment early on in a car ownership. No need to replace each service, just maintain.

Any advice would be appreciated.
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Re: Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross etc

Post by S10OTY » Sun 14 Apr, 2013 22:19

Hello,

Have just ordered a replacement k & n will let you know once has arrived :)

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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by Strikem » Sun 14 Apr, 2013 22:25

Sweet look forward to it. Who did you buy it from?? Price?

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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by Z3cade » Sun 14 Apr, 2013 22:32

I had a KnN panel filter in my 2.8 zed.. Worked well :wink:
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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by Southernboy » Mon 15 Apr, 2013 11:49

...any old piece of foam to soak up the water...you guys don't have warm dry weather, so I don't see the point of expensive filters...I mean..what exactly are you filtering...snow, rain, water, ??? :roflmao:
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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by S10OTY » Mon 15 Apr, 2013 21:46

Hello,

I work for a motor cycle company not sure if can write names etc on here.. its in Swansea and just opened a Harley dealership tho 8-) so i am ordering it direct from k & N at cost :D takes a little longer to turn up than off Ebay but save the pennies when i can :) soon as it turns up i will post too see how it is!

Cheers chris

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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by Jonttt » Mon 15 Apr, 2013 23:56

From someone who has spent many hours researching induction options and filters for the Z3m (and runs a K&N) stick with OEM. They do just as good a job and are cheap to replace.

ps and don't go down the open filter route as you will just suck in hot air.

If you want a bit of induction noise /slightly free'er revving then look at a Simota for c£250 which as an oil coated cone filter but is such a good fit there is little heat soak.

There are lots of arguments as to whether oil coated filters affect the MAF sensor so I won't go there ;-)
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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by Strikem » Tue 16 Apr, 2013 00:21

For £30 it's got to be a K&N then. If not just for a little more roar!!??

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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by lowriderz3 » Thu 18 Apr, 2013 09:28

I have replaced the standard filter with a Pipercross filter which is more than satisfactory and it was slightly cheaper than a K and N.

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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by sirius-c » Thu 09 May, 2013 03:02

Ive tried the K&N 57i and a replacement Piper Cross Panel filter, I have to recommend the Piper, Its the one I'm currently running
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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by Strikem » Thu 09 May, 2013 16:59

I've had both kn and pc panels before on other cars. Found a deeper sound from the pipercross (which I prefer).

Any other recommendations??

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Re: Z3M Advice on replacement panel filter? K&n? Pipercross

Post by sirius-c » Thu 09 May, 2013 22:07

i found this vid very informative

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCi2yo4UqPI
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