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    Default air box mod 3.2

    hi all ive decided to take the induction kit off and go back to the air box with the k&n panel filter along with the air box mod. the question i have are there any pictures or does anyone know how the airbox fits back onto the car??? tia

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    there are some clips on the underneath. in th engibe you should see some mounting points, it slide on to thm. you may have to twist it slightly into position

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    so there are no screws to screw in the base mate just on the lid to get at the filter?

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    Yep

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    cheers glen is that yep there is or yep there are just screws in the top?

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    just in the top

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    got it in does the air flow meter go directly in to the box or is there a piece of pipe in between?

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    the MAFgoes into the lid of the box.. the pipe goes after the MAF and onto the intake..

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    I have my 3.2 Siggy with the longer intake pipe (with the two "blind tunnel").

    Did you experience any difference with the shorter intake pipe (p/n 9177099) with the trumpet removed under the filter?

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    Finally I 'installed' the shorter intake pipe.

    Results:
    a, this engine has a veeeery good sound, just it was hiding it before
    b, there is a small whistling starting from 5k rpm, not that much like a turbo, but nice
    c, the sound makes me revving the engine more (serious addiction)

    I do not think it resulted any noticable other change in the idle or in the performance.

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