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Old 17th March 2008, 20:01   #16
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Originally Posted by khan_sultan View Post
What if the CAI is in the form of a snorkel? Is sucking water the ONLY reason for not recommending a CAI or is there something else also? From a sheer performance point of view, wouldn't CAI increase the performance?
it would also suck in a lot of dirt (when your offroading) which means it would get clogged up pretty quickly.
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Originally Posted by jyobeb View Post
It is possible and not with a great deal of difficulty either. The same esteem engine drives the front wheels of the esteem and the rear on the king. Its the gearbox that matters.
Not only the Gear Box.( its rather simple- an adapter plate will do the job)

-Clutch plate( we will have to use the 1.3's flywheel and clutch plate)
-ECM re-wiring- hell of a task.
-Water outlet will be facing the fire wall. its required to dent the firewall and provide a custom water piping+lengthy hoses to connect with the radiator

I am in the project of doing the same :-)
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Old 23rd May 2009, 17:43   #18
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Originally Posted by Cyrus43 View Post
Baleno is a Front Wheel Drive car and the Gypsy is a Rear wheel drive car. The engine swap is not possible.
Puhleeeez! It's already been done here.

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Will a high flow air filter + custom intake not increase the torque and hence have a +ve impact on off-road capabilities?
It should.

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Can't a stand-alone ECU be mapped/tuned in a way such that it improves the low end torque and not the out right speed/acceleration etc
Yes it can.

I would suggest getting the ECU first though. And I really don't know about the FFE and headers.
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Hello everyone,

Try RAM air modifications, the cooler air will make your engine act as if its breathing on Nitrous mix and the FFE is a good idea then you have taken care of the two major work that the engine does one is to suck in air and blow out exhaust = High performance + ECU remap for low end torque = Stupendous performance!!

Look for BMW Ram air systems and there are many aftermarket RAM cold air induction systems available, suggest to have a looksee and gather more data.
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