This air intake system out-flowed the factory intake by 31%. Includes a durable 16 gauge, powder-coated heat shield; this air intake system features a washable/reusable conical air filter that improves airflow for increased horsepower and torque. Heat shield requires little or no assembly and the filter is constructed with 100% polyurethane for long life and multiple cleaning cycles.
3-1/2" Conical Filter: This intake utilizes a huge, 3-1/2" conical Pro 5R performance air filter for maximum flow. This 5-layer progressive, oiled cotton gauze air filter provides maximum flow for increased horsepower and torque.
One-Piece Filter Housing: The air filter is housed in a one-piece, black powdercoated 16-gauge heat shield that keeps warm engine air out for maximum performance. This one-piece heat shield uses factory mounting locations and comes with all hardware for a hassle-free installation.
This intake is 50-state legal for 2001-2005 models (CARB E.O Number D-550-3).
Year Make Model SubModel Engine Fuel 2001-2006 BMW X5 3.0i (E53) L6 3.0L Gas
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- Fantastic!!! I immediately felt the increased responsiveness...
- Fantastic!!! I immediately felt the increased responsiveness and power boost, way better than expected! Not to mention the deep "purring" sound that has replaced the soft purr from the stock intake. Product build is attractive, and very sturdy. Installation was a breeze. I am very pleased with this product and would not hesitate to recommend to family, friends and anyone else with an BMW X5. My only regret is that I didn't get it sooner!!! Great job aFe! (Next up for purchase is the throttle body spacer.) Do yourself a favor and get yourself one for your ride, you will NOT be disappointed. Thanks aFe, simply awesome!
- Car 2005 bmw x5 3.0 I was shocked by the quality of material....
Car 2005 bmw x5 3.0
I was shocked by the quality of material. Thick gauge metal not some vacuum formed POS. it was a perfect fit using the factory hold down clips. It even has the proper cuts in the top gasket to fit around corners. Kudos gentlemen! I can tell someone thought this product out who cared about quality, fit and finish. What else do my make for my car?