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post #1 of 6 Old 06-03-2009, 07:37 AM Thread Starter
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BMC-filters for my 550

I have heard from american owners that an exchange of the air-filters against filters from BMC will improve the horsepower of the engine and improve the capability of the engine after 5000 u/min. This is due that the original-filters are too restrictive.

Is that true? Has anybody here try this exchange.

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post #2 of 6 Old 06-03-2009, 08:38 AM
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The BMC filters offer greater air flow, less restriction, and same filtration.

Theya re very good.

I put them on my 360 3 years ago and noticed a difference. I would not say it is a huge difference but it does make a bit more noise on the intake which tells me it is getting air easier.

I am cleaning mine this w/e.

Highly recommend them.
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Do you remarc some difference in the power of the engine? Has you the feeling what you have more power? If like in my case the Original-filters are too restrictive so i can imagine that the BMC's will bring some extra output of power.
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Saying that there is more power is a difficult point. It certainly breathes easier and on a 360 that is easy to hear.

Some replacement filter vendors make claims of HP increases but most often they are unsubstantiated.

I had a minor hesitation at 1,500 RPM that disappeared when I installed the BMC's.

As to HP increase I could not attest to that but everything you do does help.
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Thank you for your experience. I think i will try it. I'm very curious if this affirmations are true or not.
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post #6 of 6 Old 06-05-2009, 12:32 PM
 
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I have always had BMC filters in my DUcatis and MV Agustas. By far, better performing than stock or even K&N!
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