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Old 07-19-2010, 12:24 AM
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OK...while I save up some dough for a real CAI I decided to mod my OEM box so here's what I did. Dropped in a replacement K&N filter then drilled 8 one inch holes in the bottom of the airbox and 4 along the fender side of the box.

Guys, the mod sounds amazing, improved throttle response and acceleration...blew me actually. Add this mod to the 18" Magnaflow I installed yesterday makes for a fun weekend!

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You have 24 hours to have pics posted or were sending out the dogs .
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And the countdown begins . . .
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Ok...I'll do my best
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Interesting, I've heard of a similar airbox mod, seen it done on the Caliber/Compass and the way they did it, it basically serves the same function as a CAI. They then modded the exhaust running the Magnaflow and noted the same as you, improved throttle response and acceleration off the line, and it seems to work very well, even on their smaller engines. Any pics of your setup? I'm interested in this myself!

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come on don't make me make a how to and post pictures o wait i cant truck in the shop
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past 24 hours no rep power i take it i guess
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Tom said - 24 hours. I even gave it an additional 5 hours grace. Sorry, but you pushed me into it -

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WHAT? No Pics. Sounds like one I did using the round aluminum gable vents from lowes that are about 2" round and put them in the side of the air box.
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brad did the same to me lol post them up
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