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    Default Airbox Mod

    Honest opinions here guys!

    Has anyone noticed a difference in engine performance, be it power, fuel consumption etc after doing the airbox mod?

    I did this Mod on my 1.8 LS a few years ago and I noticed nowt!

    I now have an new shiny Sri and am undecided about doing the Mod on it

    Your experiences please

    Cheers

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    Do it bud you will notice it on the sri as i have.

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    i did on my 2.2 sri,make sure you get a k&n panel filter too

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    In what respect Marc, will it be quicker?

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    you will feel it better in lower gear especially after 3000 revs

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    wont make any difference to power or bhp mate!

    all it does is it makes the air flow more freely in to the air flter housing.. and picks up easier.
    it might mate the engine run abit smoother in low gears (1 &2)
    i noticed this in mine.. gear change felt smoother!

    HTH

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    i did the box mod with a k&n panel filter, there is no diffrence to power at all imho

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc Hutton View Post
    you will feel it better in lower gear especially after 3000 revs


    I concur, just used a normal filter from the stealers though, the car now seems more responsive in lower gears


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    Agreed, when I had mine done it made no extra power, it just "felt" smoother - well worth it for £0.

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