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Old 02-02-2004, 00:41   #1 (permalink)
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Air Box Mods

Will taking the ribs out of my air box give any improvments?

I have been told that taking the ribs out stuffs the air flow up?

But i have also been told that it makes for some good power??

Has anyone tried it?

Good or bad?
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Old 02-02-2004, 04:06   #2 (permalink)
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the only thing the ribs are their for is so that the piping can be flexed easily.
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Get a mandrel bent tube, this should smooth up the airflow a bit, if thats what your after.
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That was on the EL "YEH BABY"

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Obviously would want to piss that pod off though and keep the Air Box
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Hmmm, he didn't mention anything about the piping, though he did mention the air box.
If you are talking about the air box itself, then no, it won't make a scrap of difference.
If you are talking about the piping, then yes, using a free-er flowing pipe may help.

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I thought he meant inside the airbox smooth all the ribs out inside it, not worth the effort not enough change to flow, but yes the intake tube, and a bigger snorkle will, also a better high flowing re-usable filter (the filter does not restrict much air flow), but at least you can clean it the anytimne you want :0)

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I have a ss induction and one of thoes pipes already but have been told that modding the air box helps a little.
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Maybe, maybe not, its a pain in the ass job to do as well, i started on my air box (i have an ef air box in my ea), but havent finished it, to much effort and I am worried about cracking the air box as I am just sort of bending and snapping them out.

If you are seriously going to do it, i would suggest using a heat blade maybe ;0)

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SVO if u do it like franks, then blast it with some sorta flame thing, or heat gun thingy, it will make it heaps smoother.

I cant see how it would make it any worse, as the fins would cause a bit of turbulance as they are.
Dont think anyone will be able to give ya a definitive answer
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