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Old 04-05-2007, 07:36 AM   #11
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Karl...beyond the supercharged pep talk regarding foot position on the pedal

The part that applies is this.. and I can get you some pics that might help. However I've changed my setup and am only in the middle of a busy work time and engine rebuild.

When I gutted the airbox and enlarged the opening on the front of it to the entire rectangle, I then cut the radiator support to correspond with the airbox size. Then took some 3/4" weatherstrip foam and adhered it (came with a sticky side) to the radiator support. Poof..instant seal that is invisible to the world and it now seals off the air supply from the engine bay.
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Use the 93'* airbox on the 95 with the 95'* 'accordian' tube. No gutting necessary.

Trust a 93/95 dual owner.
PERFECT solution for someone as lazy as I am!
One more good part from the parts car too.
Awesome, Will.
Thanks!

BTW, is the filter the same?
Identical. In fact, the old filter that I ran in my 93 moved to my 95 when I bought it, then shipped to Florida. jr's3800 runs it in his 95 now.

Take your 92/93 even farther by drilling three 2" diameter holes in the front top of the box, insert 2" tubing, and run the tubes down behind the headlight and into the fender. I did that about 5 years ago on the Zilla, and it made a noticable difference. I still have that old box. In fact, I just did the same thing for 3 friends last saturday. Jeep Liberty, a Tahoe, and a Chevy Truck. All of them were amazed at the difference, despite already having K&N filters installed before they got here.

There'* pics of it around here somewhere. Looks like half a spider.
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Use the 93'* airbox on the 95 with the 95'* 'accordian' tube. No gutting necessary.

Trust a 93/95 dual owner.
PERFECT solution for someone as lazy as I am!
One more good part from the parts car too.
Awesome, Will.
Thanks!

BTW, is the filter the same?
Identical. In fact, the old filter that I ran in my 93 moved to my 95 when I bought it, then shipped to Florida. jr's3800 runs it in his 95 now.

Take your 92/93 even farther by drilling three 2" diameter holes in the front top of the box, insert 2" tubing, and run the tubes down behind the headlight and into the fender. I did that about 5 years ago on the Zilla, and it made a noticable difference. I still have that old box. In fact, I just did the same thing for 3 friends last saturday. Jeep Liberty, a Tahoe, and a Chevy Truck. All of them were amazed at the difference, despite already having K&N filters installed before they got here.

There'* pics of it around here somewhere. Looks like half a spider.
Will hunt around for it and post the link if I find it.
What kind of tubing do you use?
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Here'* a quick pic of my airbox. All done with a hacksaw, no less...

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Will hunt around for it and post the link if I find it.
What kind of tubing do you use?
Here you go, big guy:

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...=zillas+airbox

Just did a search on zilla'* old airbox with me as the author.
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Will........um.. yeah I wasn't saying yes to do the tech info. I was saying yes someone should do the tech article. I can't for a couple of reasons.1) My bonnie is in getting a reman. motor put in at a shop and 2)I will be out of town for a week.

Sorry about the confusion.


So the offer still stands..... Anyone??
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Instead of the K&N, I recommend the AMSOIL Nanofiber filter. The AMSOIL Ea Air Filter EAA08 is the direct drop in factory replacement for 98 N/A or */C, as an example Half the price of a K&N drop in, and no need to dork around with the cleaner and oiling of the filter. plus the added cost to buy the cleaning kits. Just my $.02.....And a lil EA filter info These can be found in the AMSOIL online store under the link in my sig.

When cleaned according to AMSOIL specifications and used in normal service, AMSOIL Ea Air Filters are guaranteed for 100,000 miles or four years, whichever comes first. EaA Filters remain effective for 25,000 miles or one year before requiring cleaning. This coincides with the AMSOIL 25,000-mile/one-year motor oil drain interval, adding even more convenience for motorists by consolidating routine maintenance.

EaA filters should be cleaned every year or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first. Carefully remove the filter from the housing. Clean the housing with a shop towel. Filters can be cleaned by carefully vacuuming the filter media on the dirty side, or by holding the filter with one hand and carefully blowing the filter media at a 45 degree angle on the clean side using low-pressure shop air (15-20 lbs. psi).
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Will hunt around for it and post the link if I find it.
What kind of tubing do you use?
Here you go, big guy:

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...=zillas+airbox

Just did a search on zilla'* old airbox with me as the author.
Awesome Will. Thanks.
That does look like a fun project!
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Anyone ever done a 2000+ gutted airbox? Think I might tackle that this weekend and take pics, but not sure how to go about it, would it be similar to what I am seeing here, just take out the "muffler" type pieces?
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I have..there wasn't much there to "gut" Only a center divider that I had a hard time using a dremel on.. maybe a rotozip would be easier.
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