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So I have recently purchased a brand new Min to replace my 03 Cooper.

Only problem with that is that I have again bought a little Cooper.

Does anyone know if I can put a Cooper S air filter on to give it a nicer sound? I would presume so but they were on different assembly lines so I thought I would ask the question.

Can't seem to find any exhausts for a little Coop either!

Don't get me wrong I'm not after something insanely loud.. Just something I can have a bit of fun with.

Any help appreciated, thanks! :D
 

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Well, one wonders what kind of "growl" you're expecting from the intake side. Then one wonders how you expect to fit an intake/filter from one engine onto an entirely different engine that it almost certainly wasn't designed for.

I think you might have more success looking for aftermarket parts. See posts by @R99 for inspiration.
 

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Not sure if a specific kit is available yet but a k and n air filter can usually be made to fit and remove the air inductions system. That'd make it growl.
 

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You'd likely be better of changing the muffler, or full exhaust system, if you want to make it louder. Putting a different air filter in won't achieve either more power or noise.
 

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There's not much of a difference between the S air box and non S. A few owners of the non S have had muffler shops remove the rear muffler altogether. Personally I would wait for a replacement piece.
 

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You'd likely be better of changing the muffler, or full exhaust system, if you want to make it louder. Putting a different air filter in won't achieve either more power or noise.
wrong adding a k and n cone air filter and removing the induction kit that quietens the air flow makes a massive difference to induction growl.
 

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All of the engines are a "twin power turbo" very different to a "twin Scroll Turbo" delivering the power in a different way, creating a better and more economical effect. this will also make more turbo noise if engine is run in properly, changing the air induction kit is a possibility, however remember it wont then be covered under warranty, and can cause many problems.

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All of the engines are a "twin power turbo" very different to a "twin Scroll Turbo" delivering the power in a different way, creating a better and more economical effect. this will also make more turbo noise if engine is run in properly, changing the air induction kit is a possibility, however remember it wont then be covered under warranty, and can cause many problems.

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While an intake itself will not be covered under warranty, it does NOT void your warranty - not in the US anyway, unless a problem arises that can be proven was directly caused by the intake. What problems have you seen from installing an intake?

Also, the Cooper S engine does employ a twin scroll turbo :)
 

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I wouldn't but can't imagine a cone air filter could harm the car. Ran one on my mr2 .it was very much noisier, no reliability issues after 160000 miles and the engine felt slightly better with it on..
 

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I have had the air filter changed to a simple Halfords mushroom one it’s not much to look at but certainly gives it a growl when you drive
But I still want more I was looking at a cherry bomb exhaust if anyone has one of these can you let me know how it sounds
I have a R52 Cooper convertible
 
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