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Old 03-29-2006, 10:19 AM   #1
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what do u mean when u gut the airbox what are u doing to it?
Let me know what to do
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Your air box is a little different being 00+. There'* a chunk that acts like a baffle that we pulled out of Haileys car and the difference was noticable. Also I'd suggest a K&N drop in filter to go with that gutting.
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what do u take out of the airbox?
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There was a baffling section in the middle of it. I cut that out. Tough to describe. Maybe Hailey or Singscountry got a picture of it.
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Is gutting the airbox pretty simple? like for me
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I used a dremel with a cutting wheel on a lower speed to try and not melt the plastic. Then cleaned it up with a sanding wheel. It'* easy enough, once you determine how much and where you are going to cut out.
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what does gutting the airbox do just put more air in?
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It lessens the amount of baffling that the air needs to go through to get to the throttle body. By doing so, it allows the engine to pull more in quicker than allowed with the airbox intact.
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so im gaining better performance by doing this or?
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Yep but there is more performance/power to be gained by redoing the intake altogether. FWI would be the way to go on a 00+
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