| aFe Intake Benefits |
The newest intake design from aFe is the aFe Stage 2 Si Intake that features a carbon fiber cover for a unique engine bay appearance. Not only will the aFe Stage 2 Sealed intake look great under your hood, it performs to provide gains of 12 horsepower and 15 Ft./Lbs of torque with no other modifications required.
Like all aFe intakes, aFe Intake Stage 2 Si Intake 51/54-81012-C features a washable and reusable air filter allowing you to reuse the same air filter for the life of your 128i or 328i.
To complete this intake system a vacuum formed ABS plastic cover with real carbon fiber is used that also provides easy access to the air filter. For easy installation the intake mounts using factory mounting locations, and can typically be installed in under an hour.
This intake features aFe's sealed intake design. This design provides for less intake noise while still providing all of the great benefits of an aftermarket intake system. Additionally aFe Intake 51/54-81012-C keeps out unwanted ambient air under your hood and scoops in cool air from the front kidney grilles for even great performance gains.
About aFe Air Filters
All of aFe's filters are constructed from 100% polyurethane which makes them very durable, and resistant to high temperatures and chemicals. The construction of the pleats in the filter is deeper than that of any other filter, this provides for an increased flow and prevents a greater amount of dust from reaching your engine. aFe Intake 51-81012-C and 54-81012-C feature a 6"" conical air filter that has an inverted top specifically designed for this intake system.
- Durable construction
- Deep pleats for increased filtration and airflow
aFe Pro Dry S (51-81012-C)
- Washable/reusable non-oiled cotton gauze filter
- Maximum convenience with no re-oiling needed
AFE Pro 5R (oiled)(54-81012-C)
- Washable/reusable oiled cotton gauze filter
- Maximum airflow
Installation for the aFe Stage 2 Si Intake is rated as easy. Basic hand tools such as screw drivers and sockets will be needed. Typically this intake system can be installed in under 1 hour.