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    Smile What do you think of my new airbox?

    I decided I would have another play around with the air box as I've found quite a bit of extra umph there. So I chopped it up and stuck it back to gether a little different. The intake trumpet is now not pushed up against the back wall of the box and there is a lot more room in the top.

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    It aint pretty is it dude???

    Whatever floats your boat I suppose.

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    Well it's not quite finished yet but it will look okay when I'm finished.

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    Thats a hamsters play pen

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    I have the same blue camo bed cover. weird, eh?

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    Let me get this straight.

    You have taken a nice new Vectra (Which looks really nice by the way)

    Added 400lb's of fibreglass to the air box, which will probably make absolutly no difference at all. (Don't foget folkes, Vauxhall engineers don't think about this sort of thing when designing a car

    Added god knows how much more weight to the air box and looks like a dogs dinner.

    Am I missing something?

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    wait till its sanded and painted - its just glass fibre (which weighs almost nothing) at the moment. If the driver lost 2lb it would make 10 times more difference than the weight of the fibre glass. Make sure you remove all coins from your pockets before driving if that kind of extra weight is a concern. Post again when its complete Nutron.

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    as Alex said, if it floats your boat then so be it.

    don't forget that Nutron has seen some d4mn impressive times down the strip, due to combinations of his ideas that are often regarded by some as pointless.

    if he's happy to tinker about with his brand new car, then so be it, he's not hurting anybody.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry View Post
    as Alex said, if it floats your boat then so be it.

    don't forget that Nutron has seen some d4mn impressive times down the strip, due to combinations of his ideas that are often regarded by some as pointless.

    if he's happy to tinker about with his brand new car, then so be it, he's not hurting anybody.
    Too true, and i bet my life if this airbox gives him anther 3 BHP, you'll all want one!!

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    It looks like something out of a horror movie BUT as other people have said if there are gains to be had then 10 out of 10 for effort.

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