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I will write down my impressions of it over the next few days:

Day 1-

Just got home from work and there is a nice box sitting outside with Eurosport tuning emblazend on it.

Bring it inside and crack that sucker open! WOW! Much better construction than I anticipated. The heatshield is high quality metal (alumninum?) and appears strong yet light. The welds are professionally done and it has a nice matte black finish. The air inlet hole is HUGE probably 4 inches square... time to get this suit off and get it installed!

Install is finished: Total Time- 25 minutes.

Directions are detailed and clear.
The install was extremely easy and is doable by anyone. Car knowledge is helpful but far from necessary. On a scale of 1-10 with 1 being easiest this is about 1.5, not much harder than droping in a K and N.

Initial Drive-

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Wow! You can def feel a slight power difference (5-10 hp is a guess)! The sound is awesome... sounds like someone taking a long deep breath in then a nice big exhale (turbo spooling and releasing). I am extremely happy.

Temperature question:

Because of the set up with the metal heat shield comming very close to the hood and the stock inlet from above the grill temperatures are wondeful. Though I do not have a laser temp gauge, the difference was more than enough for there to be an extremely noticible difference simply putting my hand inside of both.

With the edition of some simple weather stripping you could easily seal it off from the whole engine bay.

Day 1- Worth it or not worth it?

Def. worth it. Though more expensive than a DIY, the time and aggrivation it saved were enormous. Additionally the complaints about it letting warm air into the intake may have a SLIGHT basis in truth but not nearly enough to make a performance difference. At this point, I say it is a no brainer. DO IT!
 

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sure thing, give me a minute!
 

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How good filter is protected from hot air from engine when you close the hood?
Im thinking about the same and i dont know if it will improve my perfomance or will be worst:(

Did you buy cleaning stuff?
 

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the filter is almost totally sealed. there is a slight crack at the top of shield and the hood but a bit of weather stripping and that wouldnt be and issue. Even with that slight crack I could physicially feel the heat difference between air near the filter, and just on the other side of the heat shield
 

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Re: Eurosport Tuning Install summary and initial thoughts. (Bender)

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Install is finished: Total Time- 25 minutes.

Sounds nice and easy. What tools do you need to perform the install? Would it be easy to revert to stock if needed?
 

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10mm socket, leatherman to cut some zip ties and that is it!

If you dont have a socket it can easily be done with a wrench

you could convert back to stock in probably about 30-45 minutes
 

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thanks... and damn it runs well.
 

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havent tested that yet... i am gonna fill up the tank today on the way home from work and drive normally and see what happens. Ill have an answer for you in a few days.
 
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