Performance Air Intake MAF Pipe for BMW E46 M3 (2001-2006)

(3 customer reviews)

$69.99 $49.99

BMW E46 M3 Performance Air Intake MAF Pipe – Carbon Fiber Version

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Performance Air Intake Kit (MAF Pipe – CF Version)

For 2001-2006 BMW E46 M3

  • 1 x E46 M3 Performance MAF Pipe (made of Carbon Fiber Composite)
  • 1 x T20 Security Torx bit (to unscrew OEM MAF sensor screws)
  • 1 x Metal Clamp (to replace your original elbow to MAF-pipe clamp, optional)
  • 2 x Sensor


  • Super Aggressive Sound
  • Extra Large 4-inch diameter Max Air-Flow Tube Design
  • Allows for Hard Accelerations
  • Unrestricted High-Volume Air Intake
  • Digital precision and accuracy for perfect fitment and performance
  • Works with any 4-inch diameter inlet cone air-filter (not included in this kit), including K&N Filters, please see our other listings for vortex filters and heat-shields


  • Made of High-Grade Carbon Fiber Composite
  • Impact Resistant, Chemical Resistant, Heat Resistant, UV Resistant
  • Direct Replacement – High Precision, Perfect fit
  • For 2001 to 2006 BMW E46 M3, SMG & 6-Speed Manual, all models coupe/convertible, All S54 Engines
  • Direct Fit into OEM elbow
  • Installation: Simply remove your OEM air intake and plug the new Performance MAF pipe into your OEM elbow pipe
  • Install Time: 15 mins
  • Difficulty Level: Intermediate
  • Install Guide PDF Available
  • Additional Notes: Although DIY is possible, PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION IS RECOMMENDED. Please check the PHOTOS and read the DESCRIPTION prior to buying. It is strongly recommended that you secure the intake pipe in the case that you do not already have a heat-shield.
  • This pipe Fits directly into your OEM upper Elbow pipe
  • Your e46 m3 MAF sensor fits directly into the new Performance MAF pipe
  • Features 4″ extra large high-flow performance MAF tube
  • Made to be used with any 4″ inlet Cone Air Filters (not included in this kit), available for purchase separately
  • All air intake systems in the market for e46 m3 feature smaller by volume MAF pipe and filter architecture. However, this Performance MAF pipe is 4″ in diameter and it has been designed to maximize air flow
  • Realize instant power gains, more aggressive sound
  • Dyno runs consistently show 17-20 HP Gain VS stock air box on e46 m3
  • You can hear the aggressive sound of the intake on acceleration
  • Higher Throttle response, allows for harder acceleration
  • Plug and play, no software remap or tuning is required
  • The OEM air intake system on the e46 m3 is very restricted, this setup will increase air-flow dramatically
  • This setup is specially designed to provide more air flow than competition systems like K&N or aFe for a fraction of the cost
  • Other similar products cost $350 – $500 and provide less power gains
  • Tested Extensively on the E46 M3
  • 1 x T20 Security Torx bit (to unscrew OEM MAF sensor screws)
  • 1 x Metal Clamp (to replace your original elbow to MAF-pipe clamp, optional)
  • 2 x Sensor Screws

  • Not included with this package, if you need the air filter, please look at our other listing
  • Vortex MAF pipe works with any 4″ cone air filter, including K&N 4-inch diameter cone air filter
  • Vortex Filters are Designed for Higher Air Flow Systems
  • Includes High Quality Micro Cotton Filter That Can Be Easily Washed With Soap And Water
  • Dimensions: Overall Height: 6″, inlet diameter: 4″
  • Vortex Filters are Made By OEM Approved & ISO Certified Manufacturers With Materials That Meets Or Exceeds Strict OEM Requirements
  • Professional Installation Recommended
  • Plate and Mesh Are Made Out Of High Quality Aluminum To Keep It From Rusting On Cold Air Or High Moisture Locations




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Carbon Fiber Composite


All BMW E46 M3 2001-2006 – All Models 6 spd & SMG

3 reviews for Performance Air Intake MAF Pipe for BMW E46 M3 (2001-2006)

  1. Josh7012 (verified owner)

    Excellent Fit Thanks

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  2. Josh7012 (verified owner)

    arrived fastt, as described

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  3. MotoS55 (verified owner)

    Excellent product.

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Good quality.Good service.The product is firmly packed.Very fast delivery.Very well worth the money.