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    had a quick look today at fitting my filter....does the box just come off or do you need to take all the torx screws and the air hose off to get in the damn thing? As far as I can see there is a screw right under the air pipe, so do I need to remove all this before I can change it?

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    Unfortunately you have to remove the air hose and all the torx screws.

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    Don't forget the torxscrew under the "air hose" (the 4 inch rubber hose which goes to the air-box)

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    damn..thought so...not as easy as I first thought...apart from having to remove the hose, is it simple from then on?...also is the hose and clips easy to get on again once finished?

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    It was very straight forward on my CDTi mate. Is the 2.0T much different?

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    really easy to fit on my 1.8...took about half an hour including the air box mod..

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    Sorry to be thick...but what's the "airbox mod"?

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    Thanks Caterman. Anyone any idea why VX restrict half the airbox?

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