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Old 05-18-2013, 07:46 PM   #1
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removing airbox top

sounds kick ass however 0-60 is 9.3 seconds (95% humidity according to the barrometer). Are there any performance gains without removing the snorkels?


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The short answer is no. The only benefit you'll get by running with the lid off is a warmer intake charge. At the very least you'll need to replace your filter with an aftermarket drop-in.
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The short answer is no. The only benefit you'll get by running with the lid off is a warmer intake charge. At the very least you'll need to replace your filter with an aftermarket drop-in.

Plus the noise it makes is horrible!
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I tried removing the airbox top for one ride. then put it back on.
First off that crazy throbbing howl you get at some RPM is going to soon destroy your MAF.
So that was my primary reason to stick the lid back on fast.
The resonance you hear really is a very powerful wave banging around in your intake.
Good luck if you plan on leaving it off. LOL.
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ahh, thanks. I suppose I shall go play around with the snorkel, pocket knife and needle nose pliers should get the clips out correct?
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yea, I was wondering why it sounded so painful when cruising in low rps and having that low pitched oscillation. I'll definitely replace it.
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Honestly, for budget gains you should remove your snorkel and replace your filter with an aftermarket drop-in. For <$50 you get the majority of the power afforded by the more expensive systems and you don't sacrifice power down low to get it. For a little sound, remove your resonator and seal the opening with a piece of metal and some silicone. Its nothing like the lid off...
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Honestly, for budget gains you should remove your snorkel and replace your filter with an aftermarket drop-in. For <$50 you get the majority of the power afforded by the more expensive systems and you don't sacrifice power down low to get it. For a little sound, remove your resonator and seal the opening with a piece of metal and some silicone. Its nothing like the lid off...
Which resonator?
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Which resonator?
There's only one resonator, and it's directly below the box and held onto the frame with a bolt iirc. I don't have a pic to show, but when you take your filter out and look under it you'll see a tube in the bottom of the box. That's the resonator.
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There's only one resonator, and it's directly below the box and held onto the frame with a bolt iirc. I don't have a pic to show, but when you take your filter out and look under it you'll see a tube in the bottom of the box. That's the resonator.
Is the whole tube a resonator? isnt that a RAm air inlet also? or does it have a baffle in it? Or just remove it completely?
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