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    Default My car started Smoking !!!

    Changed my Air Filter this afternoon and look at the **** in the airbox !!!!! - Leaves, grass, dead spiders, dirt, fag ends.... fag ends - how the hell has that got there... car must have started smoking without me knowing !!!












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    Did you de-restrict the airbox while you were there matey?

    I.E. Remove this bit -


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    Quote Originally Posted by AJA
    Did you de-restrict the airbox while you were there matey?
    Oh yes !!!!.... followed the 'Air Filter Mod How To' - excellent instructions.. Even I knew which end of the hammer to use

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    Good man. I'm sure it makes a difference, I just can't prove it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AJA
    Good man. I'm sure it makes a difference, I just can't prove it.
    I havent been out in it yet, since I installed it, but I dont expect to feel anything at all !! - hope I do, but wont be disappointed if I dont

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    needs a good hoover, I done mine a few weeks ago

    found mostly small stones, insects and a cigar

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    Quote Originally Posted by ALD
    needs a good hoover, I done mine a few weeks ago...
    Yeah, my neighbour walked past and saw me hoovering my engine - I swear they think I'm ****ing mad

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    Quote Originally Posted by spoons
    Yeah, my neighbour walked past and saw me hoovering my engine - I swear they think I'm ****ing mad
    lol, thats exactly the kind of thing that happens to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by spoons
    Yeah, my neighbour walked past and saw me hoovering my engine - I swear they think I'm ****ing mad


    you're not the only one steve, even my folks think i'm bonkers polisihing my enginebay..

    Fag buts..we had a birdsnest in Cara's old Vectra when we 1st got it.. think it might have stood about??

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    Alex... the derestriction thing, you have circled, would it make my 3.2 perform better, I have read about the removal of some part in the air box but was not sure which bit, but now I know I fancy removing it if it will be an improvment.

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