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    Hi all,
    Do any of the VXR or 2.8T owners know if the 280 air box is a direct swap for the 226 or 250 bhp one fitted in the Signum? does it use the same intake etc?

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    Howard

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    As far as I am aware its the same box (as the Signum has the cone removed also) but with a hole bored into the side.. I modded mine myself and you might be able to find the forum on here. Just helps it suck in more air on flooring it

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    yeah i've seen your post Luke and no offence mate but it looks like stevie wonder did it, lol. And my attempt would be 10 times worst! Will have to keep my eyes open for one. None on ebay though and i bet the stealers will be mega bucks.

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    Haha i know! All I had was a drill and a round file hehe But i made it slightly smaller so I can bore it all out and replace it with the proper clip in Vauxhall piece

    I probably could of had a stevie wonder style round hole instead but I didn't want to end up with a rodent making my K&N into a bed lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post

    Very good btw!!

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    good spot John. Just bought some. Will do a how 2 when all done. Lol. I can send you one when they arrive if you like luke?

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    So....... Hows this going? :-)

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    Well i've got this pencilled in for Saturday. But have just put my name down for the groupe buy of the MPG intake pipe on VXR online, so not sure whether to do this now or not. Will it bring too much air in to the box?

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    nope - it wont as the airbox mod is already on the VXR's that are buying the modded pipework

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