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So I just went to install my new BMC air filter...

Stay away from this filter! Pay careful attention to detail! If you look along the top edge, you can see it doesn't press down into the rubber seal. WTF?!?! The seal is in the little "groove" and the honda filter fits down into that groove. If you look real close from the top it doesn't go down into the groove! It looks right if you just set it in and screw it down, but if you look real close..

I shined a bright flashlight into the filter and you can see a little bit of light squeezing out through the top edge.

What the hell kind of product is this? I paid $65 for a non-sealing air filter?!?

And no, it's not defective, the plastic is all there. The mold didn't get half
filled or anything.


Did you guys notice this with yours?
 

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My K&N didn't have that problem. Sorry to hear about it. I thought BMC was supposed to be high quality products.
 

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From the literature i've read both are a waste. Minimal gains at best and over the long term both deform and harden (the rubber) and don't properly seal.
 

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I didn't buy it for a horsepower gain, I just wanted a reusable filter. I wasn't worried about whether or not I gained power, however I didn't think fitment would be an issue.

I ended up putting washers under the screws so it could clamp it down and it is barely touching the rubber now... It almost works, but it's definitely not stock.

Oh, and I have the race version. What's the difference between the two?
 

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the race version has more airflow than the normal ver. u need to clean the race more than the normal bmc :)
 

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selector said:
And now that you've read it on the net... they're not???

I run BMC and will continue to run BMC.
Did I say that? No. Geeze dude. Chill out. You cant say anything on here without someone thinking they need to prove something to you.
 

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Staying with the stock filter would have been your best bet. =[

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No, stock is onyl best when you do not want to Remap.

If Stock were so damn good why dont AMA and other High Horsepower bikes run them?

For the stock fuel map, stock is great..whadda ya know!!! DUHH

I feel everyones first mod should be a PCIII cause you can remap a stock bike and notice a difference, and as you go along with mods you can remap each time and then you get to have a smooth running bike. BOTTOM LINE!
 

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envirocbr said:
I feel everyones first mod should be a PCIII cause you can remap a stock bike and notice a difference, and as you go along with mods you can remap each time and then you get to have a smooth running bike. BOTTOM LINE!
i would agree...except that it is $350 a pop for a custom map each time haha.
 

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i dont know which one i had, prolly street, but mine worked fine, and sealed up good.
Sounds like you got a bad one, send it back
 

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envirocbr said:
No, stock is onyl best when you do not want to Remap.

If Stock were so damn good why dont AMA and other High Horsepower bikes run them?

For the stock fuel map, stock is great..whadda ya know!!! DUHH

I feel everyones first mod should be a PCIII cause you can remap a stock bike and notice a difference, and as you go along with mods you can remap each time and then you get to have a smooth running bike. BOTTOM LINE!
Hmmm... I don't know about that.

Jason
 
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