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Old 06-19-2006, 08:04 PM   #1
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i want to gut my airbox, but i would like to keep mine stock........so i've been trying to find an airbox from a supercharged 96-99 H body around here, but nobody has one........but there are loads of airboxes from 96-99 H body n/a'*.....so since i would be gutting the back section of the airbox with the baffle, would it really matter if i got a n/a airbox ? because i'm going to cut out the center anyways
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I moved this to Performance and Brainstorming for you.

Forced Induction is for Supercharging, Turbo, Nitrous, or other types of Forced Induction.
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Wait for another person to double check but I believe the 96-99 boxes are all the same.
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I've got one laying around that I can gut and send. Will PM you.

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you can also gut it in a way to put it back to stock also. you don't destroy the airbox to gut it. you just remove an inside piece (that can be put back in)
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well, i made a trip to the junkyard and came up with an airbox out of a n/a park avenue

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after chiseling away about 15 mins, i got both parts out

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will go to the shop tomorrow and clean up with the dremel

i will also cut a very large square where the intake hole is in the 4th picture
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I AM IN LOVE WITH WHINE

HOLY CRAP DOES GUTTING THE AIRBOX MAKE SUCH A DIFFERENCE

i cant imagine how much better a cai would be

i kept turning around on the highway to go from 0-60 just to hear that sweet whine

even with the ac delco filter the throttle response is phenomenal

now i'll wait a lil while for a k & n drop in

and i'll see if this helps my gas mileage now, but it probably won't because of my stupid foot and fondness of whine
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Yet another happy customer!

Let us know in 20k miles when you need help diagnosing tranny problems.
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I'm thinking that keeping the rear part in might help.
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I'm thinking that keeping the rear part in might help.
I don't think so.. Because then you are restricting the air filtration to only that 4 inches of space.

Get the K&N.. You'll notice more of a difference. Then.......Open up the space in your radiator support and use weatherstrip to seal it off from the engine bay. It'll put a big ole on your face.

BTW..fuel mileage is in your past. Forget the letters MPG... keep thinking WHINE and PULL.

Foot = Whine + Pull and in our equaution... Whine + Pull can not ever equal MPG

Welcome to the darkside.
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