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What Exactly am I supposed to Gut

Old 04-08-2008, 07:51 PM
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So I took the airbox apart today... there is nothign to gut!! No fins to cut out, nothing to bore because then it would be a completly open box. What exactly am I supposed to do to gut this thing? It's a perfectly straigth shot of air to the filter, through the pipe thing to the throttle body. No signs that it has ever beeen modified either. Whats the deal? What do I gut?
Old 04-08-2008, 07:57 PM
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basically all your doing it opeing it up so that it can breath better.
when i did mien at first i took a hole saw and cut two big holes in the front of it so that it would get more air flow. to the filter
Old 04-08-2008, 08:10 PM
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Default RE: What Exactly am I supposed to Gut

That's about all you can do is cut the front out of it. Maybe the side, too?
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but you need to be careful where you cut so you dont suck in hot engine air....

this is why this is a cheep mod and not the best idea.... do a FWI and you will have a true cold air source that will work.
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After reading all these Threads about Cold Air Intake ... I went-out and took a very close look at mine. I think mine IS a Cold Air Intake. The opening to the Airbox is behind the Headlight bringing-in air from outside the engine compartment.

I don't have the money to do any costly Mods, but it seems like I could smooth-out any surfaces that might be restrictive in getting the Outside air into the engine without any trouble.
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