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Discussion in '2nd Generation' started by Krayzie0099, Jan 23, 2007.

  1. Krayzie0099

    Krayzie0099 New Member Established Member

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    I keep seeing people who put holes in the bottom of their airbox and claim a 1-2 psi increase with this mod with a K&N (?). I don't want to shell out for a CAI yet so maybe this will hold me over until summer. Does anyone have any pics and instructions on how to do this? I tried searching for it and couldn't find any how-to's. I would like to do it later today/tonight so please post them if you do. Thanks! :thumbsup:
     
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  2. pitstain

    pitstain I love appetizer samplers Established Member

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    cut one big hole and run a scoop at the bottom of the front bumper via a tube into it......that is a proven mod that works fairly well
     
  3. Krayzie0099

    Krayzie0099 New Member Established Member

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    Ok, thanks! So you don't just cut holes in the bottom of the airbox only? Do you have any pics on how to do that? :beer:
     
  4. HalfTime

    HalfTime Race it how you drive it. Established Member

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    Take the air box off, take the botom section, and cut the whole bottom out of it on the passenger side. No picts, but easy to figure out once you take it off. Or do what he said up top, cut a larg hole and fit a dryer hose and scoop for a ram air.
     
  5. TXRickC

    TXRickC Active Member Established Member

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    i use this during our few cold months and a stocker on during the hot ones.
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Cocoloco

    Cocoloco BEEP BEEP...ROAD RAGE!!! Established Member

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    Unless your highly modified...Besides being a little bit louder...It
    won't make that much difference.Your also cutting up a perfectly
    good airbox that you might want to resell or resell with your L in
    the future.I still have the stock box with a TrueFlo drop in....
     
  7. Scuba-Matt

    Scuba-Matt Boost Freak!!!!!!!! Established Member

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    RIDE THE Shake & Bake Established Member

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    +1
     
  9. HalfTime

    HalfTime Race it how you drive it. Established Member

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    Baaa, that's like telling someone not to buy a exhaust for a Lightning. The stock exhaust is very free flowing, (except the stock cats) and effiant up to about 500whp, so why spend all that money on exhaust that wont improve power much at all if any? Becouse it sounds good. And it feel good to mod you truck, and make it your own. jmo
     
  10. Cocoloco

    Cocoloco BEEP BEEP...ROAD RAGE!!! Established Member

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    He can put a "FLUX CAPACITOR" in it for all I care...I never told him
    not to do it??
     
  11. SVTman75

    SVTman75 My wallet hates me! Established Member

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    I gained right at a lb of PSI by cutting a hole in the bottom of the box w/ K&N... That's a tad bit more power in my book. Everything will add up in the end. And plus it didn't cost anything.
     
  12. SVT Wylde

    SVT Wylde The Accountant Established Member

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    I used a 3 inch hole saw and cut a hole in the bottom of mine. Then I ran a hose and scoop to front.

    It did make the supercharger a little louder so it was worth that if nothing else. When I get a PSP Fast Air, I am going to keep the stock box in the attic in case I ever need it.
     
  13. Krayzie0099

    Krayzie0099 New Member Established Member

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    Thanks for your responses. In the summer does it run hotter if I were to cut a hole in the bottom? :shrug:
     
  14. lightninmike

    lightninmike skeered to mod it Established Member

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    He cant do that, what will happen everytime he goes to run hard. He is going to end up in 1955 for christ sakes
     
  15. Nvr_Spds

    Nvr_Spds Pushrod > 4v Established Member

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    I got you beat, i got the stock air box and STOCK paper filter. The stock intake was on for about 400 miles (Bought her brand new):beer:
     
  16. Cocoloco

    Cocoloco BEEP BEEP...ROAD RAGE!!! Established Member

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    SHOOT....:shrug: Throw an intake elbow extension on there and
    hang the fooker over the fender:shrug: Should even be kool enough
    to run in the summer:lol1:
     
  17. Cocoloco

    Cocoloco BEEP BEEP...ROAD RAGE!!! Established Member

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    OH!!...Put foam on fender....Since airbox @ highspeeds gets a little
    outta control>>>>See above>>>>
     

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