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So I pick my 05 MCS up on Wednesday (15th) can't wait! I've been reading a lot about the aftermarket out there for it. Sounds to me that Alta is a popular and reputable company. So now when is the best time to put an intake on? After the break in period, and if so at what mileage is considered "you've broken in the engine."? Thanks for the help.
 

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ga_zx3 said:
So I pick my 05 MCS up on Wednesday (15th) can't wait! I've been reading a lot about the aftermarket out there for it. Sounds to me that Alta is a popular and reputable company. So now when is the best time to put an intake on? After the break in period, and if so at what mileage is considered "you've broken in the engine."? Thanks for the help.
there's no 'set' time to put on an intake... u can bolt it on the moment you get home... just you won't have the engine screaming at high rpm to hear it though!
 

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Mine went on 40mins after picking it up (20mins to get home and 20 to fit).
Had only done 20miles!
Had no problems after 4000miles.
Probably more sensible to wait till after break in but cant think of any reason not to change it straight away.
 
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