How-To: Install cp-e XcelNANO Intake on a 2010+ Mazdaspeed3

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“NANO” is a prefix for 10-9 (one-billionth) or something really, really small. They felt this name was fitting because their new intake is a miniaturized version of their popular Xcel™ cold air intake. They have basically trimmed all of the non-critical elements from the cold air intake. The beauty of this product is that it is so elegantly simple. It features their ultra-precise CNC machined aluminum mass air meter housing. The computer controlled machining process ensures that the housings have the same diameter for the most accurate fuel trimming. They of course also include an aluminum stock-style airflow straightener which greatly improves mass air sensor precision. To finish the package, you get a reusable oiled filter

Brand: CP-E
Mfgr. Warranty: Limited Lifetime Warranty
Filter Color: White
Filter Element Type: Wet
Filter Material: Cotton
Filter Reusable: Yes
Piping Color: Black
Piping Material: Aluminum
Tuning Required: Yes

Another great product from CP-E, top quality packaging and manufacturing/.

The install on this is pretty easy. You are going to remove the factory airbox and MAF housing and replace with the CP-E parts. You’ll need a basic set of tools for the install, the majority of what you need consists of the following:

Start off with removing the cover over the factory intercooler.

Remove the MAF plug.

Disconnect the factory breather hose by pinching the blue clip on both sides and pulling the hose up.

Remove the bolt holding the bottom of the factory airbox down with your 10mm socket and wrench.

Using your phillips head screwdriver loosen up the post maf hose clamp.

Remove the factory airbox and maf housing.

Using your 10mm remove both of these gold nuts on the battery tray bracket.

Install the intake support bracket.

Loosen the clamp holding the post maf hose to the turbo inlet and remove.

Grab your new post maf hose from the CP-E kit and it install it with the provided clamp.

Remove the blue clip from the factory hose and install it onto your CP-E MAF housing. Install one of the included clamp and install the MAF housing into the post maf hose while also plugging the MAF sensor back in.

Using a supplied clamp install that onto your CP-E filter and install onto the MAF housing.
If you purchased the Synoil kit don’t forget you need to oil the filter because it does not come pre-oiled from CP-E.

Now download the appropriate map from Cobbs website to your Accessport and reflash the cars ECU prior to driving and you are done .


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