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Old 01-01-2017, 08:34 PM   #239
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Originally Posted by Lonewolf View Post
Has anyone heard of any aftermarket drop-in filters that fit the new airbox for the 2017 86/BRZ with the manual?
They changed the filter in the new one, so I wouldn't assume it will have the same effect.
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or just give it a few months and they will be out.
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K&N Drop in filter some results

I've put it in myself and there are def some changes. More air flow, freer revving. Shifts are smoother because of easier revving I believe. Not much, maybe placebo (and I know some ppl say there's no difference) but that's just my opnion after putting in the K&N.

FYI, I would def recommend taking the whole front half off to put in the drop in filter. Slide it to the left. Then when you replace it (sliding it back to the right), focus on the left tooth and the far bottom left corner. That's where most of the difficulty is.

If it's perhaps faster, smoother, reusable (and thus cheaper in the long run), that sounds like a win-win to me.
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