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Old 06-23-2009, 10:12 PM   #1
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Well, after reading about how stock intakes are restrictive, how our cars respond well to more air, and the ease of gutting an airbox, I figured I'd give it a try.

After tearing the entire thing apart, I realized that my airbox can't really be gutted..There isn't anything inside of it to gut.





So after I put the idea of simply gutting my airbox out of my head, I began to think of my other options...Like building a CAI

Almost immediately, though, I noticed this thing in my way. I saw that in most other years, the tank wasnt this large. Is there a possibility I can simply buy a smaller tank?




If that isnt possible, I'd like to at least remove the baffles from the intake tubing...all FOUR of them.




Most of them simply "pop" off, but how would I cover the holes they leave behind? Good ole' duct tape? Then there'* the matter of the baffle built into the box itsself.



As I moved up the intake, I saw this next to where it connects to the supercharger. What the heck is it?




P.*- This thing is the PCM right?

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Not your PCM, that looks like the MAF

I assume that'* your windshield washer bottle right? Ya, put any size you want there.

If you chop anything off you can use parts of what you removed to make a patch and then use JB weld to seal it off.
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Last picture is the MAF and not the PCM.

As far as all the other bumps and do dads....I'm really not positive about.
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Last picture is the MAF and not the PCM.

As far as all the other bumps and do dads....I'm really not positive about.
Yeah, I was really curious about the giant bump thing next to where the tube attaches to the supercharger. There arent any wires connected to it or anything, it'* just kind of...hooked in.
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Not your PCM, that looks like the MAF

I assume that'* your windshield washer bottle right? Ya, put any size you want there.

If you chop anything off you can use parts of what you removed to make a patch and then use JB weld to seal it off.
Do you know where I could buy a smaller bottle? I assume that by putting a smaller bottle in, the 2nd sensor from the bigger bottle would have to be chopped off.
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I love you eagerness to cut stuff.LOL Way to get you hands dirty bro.LOL
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You should be able to find something at a local salvage yard.
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get a 97+ washer bottle
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get a 97+ washer bottle
Would I have to buy a new pump/sensors?

Edit: Would something like this work?

http://www.parts.com/oemcatalog/inde...98&catalogid=2


Or maybe this

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/WASHE...4506.m20.l1116

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you just need the container to hold the liquid
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