BMW E46 M3 – Performance Air Intake Pipe + Filter

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Performance Air Intake Kit (Pipe + Filter)

For 2001-2006 BMW E46 M3






  • 1 x E46 M3 Performance MAF Pipe
  • 1 x Cone Air Filter (Includes Metal Clamp)
  • 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


    Super Aggressive Sound


  • Extra Large 4-inch diameter Max Air-Flow Tube Design
  • Allows for Hard Accelerations
  • Unrestricted High-Volume Air Intake



  • Made of high-grade Carbon Fiber Composite Material




    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: 20 mins
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Install Guide PDF Available

    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 only a 3″ or 3.5″ Cone Air Filters, however, this Performance MAF pipe is 4″ in diameter for high 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

    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





    Made in USA & Canada





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  • Shipping to Europe, UK
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3 reviews for BMW E46 M3 – Performance Air Intake Pipe + Filter

  1. AlanAnder (verified owner)

    Excellent product.

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  2. JonathonMar (verified owner)

    I was not sure about this at first, but 1 month in, its been pretty alright but took me some time to install

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  3. JamesHa. (verified owner)

    Fitted on my 2006 M3 perfectly, sounds awesome! Thx

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