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Old 06-28-2004, 10:09 PM   #1
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can someone define this for me? what is there to gut? theres nothing in there! but what are all the dead spots (chambers) for?
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i believe they are silencers. Get rid of the damn airbox and install a cone K&N.
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Old 06-28-2004, 10:28 PM   #3
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im not asking if a cone filter is better, i just want to know what a gutted airbox is
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Yours can't be gutted. Series II engines have a slight whine/whistle to them, and they have things in the airbox to get rid of that (and airflow).
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ahh...i see...thanks jason

not that im gonna do it, but if i plugged the chambers in the box, would it give it te growl everyone talks about with a ricer pipe?
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No, the rubber/plastic absorbs all the sound. And it'* not smooth so you're just sucking up all the noise.
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you might notice a little more noise if you totally plugged them, but nothing compared to a pipe with a cone filter on the end.
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There isn't anything in the 92-95 airboxes (SSEi) to gut (92-94 non-SSEi models). It'* a more open design. Punch some extra holes in the front of the box facing the headlight, and put in a K&N replacement filter if you don't want to go full-cone.
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