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Old 11-21-2010, 02:35 AM   #1
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I have noticed quite a few members show that they have gutted air box'*.
Is this still the original air box with mods? What bennefits? What do you remove from the air box?
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I'm posting via phone tonight so I can't do a search for you, but I'm pretty sure if you do a search you will find a how to on gutting the airbox. You are essentially gutting everything out of the box and using it as a cai, then I believe most put a large cone filter inside.
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I have noticed quite a few members show that they have gutted air box'*.
Is this still the original air box with mods? What bennefits? What do you remove from the air box?
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Here'* a good how to https://www.gmforum.com/showthread.p...Gutting+airbox
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Old 11-21-2010, 07:12 PM   #4
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Yep, that'* pretty much it. You remove the baffles, and then put in a cone filter or a large flat style filter.
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This Mod for an SE Bonneville will do nothing for you except let you hear the air flow a little better and think you helped performance. Purely psychosomatic I assure you. The SE gets all the air it needs. You would do better to just get a free'er flowing air filter and even then, a performance gain will only be slight. Don't fall for older threads here or the hype you read in ads. Your throwing your money and time away. Only and if you start modding your engine to need more air, will this help in any way.
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Old 11-21-2010, 08:39 PM   #6
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id do it for the sound lol
my V8 sound loud as hell lol
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LOL. Ya, I ran mine unhooked from the box when I put the nitrous on back when, It does sound alot more aggressive.
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Would that apply to the 00+? I looked in my airbox last time it was apart but didn't see anything to gut.
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You have nitrous?
I don't believe you, post a video
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LOL. You know it'* there. And I tried to sell it to you.

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