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Old 06-05-2007, 06:54 PM   #1
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He came over and we tackled some much needed matinance on the white bonneville i just bought. We did a 180 stat, autolight 605 plugs, and cleaned the throttle body and all the sensors. I have to say the idle is soo much smoother, i notice a little more throttle response and the car has alot more power off the line. I also gutted the airbox before don arrived. I have to say to me, the car feels much stronger but we will see if there is an improvement at the track. Next up is some Belden plug wires and probably an 02 sensor.
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Always nice to have a buddy help. I thought there wasn't anything to gut on a 95 airbox, just those funky noise chambers hanging all over the sides.
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There is 1 insert on each side of the airbox. Each insert has a hole through it about the size of a half dollar. So the air enters a half dollar size hole goes through that into the air filter then into another half dollar sized hole then to the throttle body. So i took out both inserts and cut a hole in the front. So now the air enters the whole airbox and has no restrictions.
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There is 1 insert on each side of the airbox. Each insert has a hole through it about the size of a half dollar. So the air enters a half dollar size hole goes through that into the air filter then into another half dollar sized hole then to the throttle body. So i took out both inserts and cut a hole in the front. So now the air enters the whole airbox and has no restrictions.
Hmmm....good to know. Vince and I looked at his airbox from his 95 SLE/SC and I didn't see anything expect those baffle doo-dads popping out all over the place. I guess we'll have to take another look. Thanks, TJ.

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can we get a picture of it?
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ummm, my stock airbox is at my garage(at the house i am rebuilding). But yes i can get some pics, but it will not be til like tomorrow or something.
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ha, nevermind i found some pics of what i am talking about just by searching for it. here is a link http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...19&highlight=A
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Nevermind me.....I am an idiot. '95 NA got the "new" airbox, while the SCed versions retained the older style. Two totally different chunks of plastic. Sorry for wasting your time TJ (and Vince for getting your hopes) I really need find my brain. Anyone seen it?

Don, it is great that you and TJ have the opportunity to hang out and help each other. You guys are awesome.
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was happy to help glad she running better .i think it wont be long before all the performance part from the black one will be on the white one if she respond well to that small tune up
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