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    Hi guys this has probably being asked before when i got the car first thing i did was remove the bottom plastic bit from the airbox but never noticed until the other day when i had my airbox out fitting the HID kit that there was another plastic tube on the lid of the airbox just wondering has anyone removed this as it looks quite restrictive

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    Don't think it's as easy to remove as the lower bit, and would involve cutting it off so wouldn't be easy to replace if it had adverse effects.

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    leave the top bit in.. It helps clean up the airflow over the MAF. Removing will and has created MAF errors on members cars due to airbox turbulence.
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    Okay thanks lads will just leave it then, appreciated

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    I removed the trumpet in the old one,.. did nothing, waste of effort IMO.

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    I've taken out the trumpet and shortened the intake pipe so it's got a slight gap between the pipe and the box this give it a more beefier sound 1.9 cdti 150

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