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Old 05-23-2006, 08:28 PM   #1
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what am i gutting? prob a stupid question but i dont know....
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What year is your car? Series 2 airboxes have a plastic 'insert' that has a curved open cone-like shape. Once you open up your airbox you will know exactly what needs to come out.
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What year is your car?

Tsk tsk tsk what is his SI name.
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What year is your car?

Tsk tsk tsk what is his SI name.
LOL, just saw that.

It is easier to notice if it'* in your sig though. When you get around to it go ahead and put your car in your sig.
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Ok let me see if I can remember how my box looked.
remove 2 metal clips. remove filter,
unscrew 2 screws on top using a 8mm I believe.
you should then be able to remove a middle section.
now notice how there is a 3 1/2 inch tube going from front through the middle section
then to the filter. the idea is to remove as much of that middle section as possible without damaging the outside housing including the 4 or 5 tabs at the bottom so you can put it back together.
then more air can get to the filter than just that 3 1/2 inch area.



I myself installed a FWI (fender well intake) and like it much better.
http://www.intense-racing.com/Mercha...tegory_Code=IF


Im going to see if I can find a post with pics for you.
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this is what you should end up looking like.
this is the middle section.gutted.



By the way, you tricked me. while I was searching for pics. I found this thread.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...hlight=#569042


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