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Old 02-05-2005, 06:00 PM   #1
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Taking dbtk2'* advice that he gave me not too long ago, I decided to insulate my Thrasher airbox, to keep some of the engine bay heat out. I went to Lowes and bought a big roll of insulation for less than 20 bucks. I fabbed up a little template and cut it out, and taped it to the airbox. I only wrapped along the sides and rear of the box, but not the top. The velcro on the top of the box is going bad, so I'm gonna fix that first. In the pictures below, you will notice that at the front of the box, you can see a gap where a lot of engine heat would get in. I need to cover that up still.




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I like it, it'* pretty.
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nice. Should cut down on some KR.
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That'* the plan.
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Looks great! Seal up the front edges there and you should see near ambient intake air temps.

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Excellent job! Doesnt seem like much hot air would get in that little gap but cover it up anyways for maximum cooling. Nice job buddy!
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I might just make a little strip across the front, cause I like how the airbox looks, and I like to see the filter.
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you could probably cut a plexiglass(or what ever that thing is made of) wedge and clean those gaps up
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Cover that little gap up and KR shouldn't be a problem.
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you could probably cut a plexiglass(or what ever that thing is made of) wedge and clean those gaps up

I think I'm just gonna stick with the insulation. I have a HUGE roll of it. I wanna make it really clean looking, but I don't think it'* gonna happen with this stuff.
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