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Old 10-27-2008, 10:06 AM   #11
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From what I've seen the stock airbox top should bolt directly on to the SVT airbox bottom -- just pull out your stock airbox bottom half and your stock snorkel, then install the SVT snorkel and the SVT airbox bottom half. This means there should be no need to swap out or uninstall the airbox top, the MAF tube, or the MAF in order to convert to the SVT airbox bottom and the SVT snorkel.

Somebody please correct me if I'm wrong on this, because this is what I have planned for a future upgrade.
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I wouldnt do that, its different and the svt was designed as a unit. The maf will change right over. Have you got the box yet? If not, PM me.
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I did this a few months ago an all you need to do is replace the under part of the stock airbox, and the snorkel will bolt right up. My check engine light never came on and I noticed a difference as soon as I took it out for a spin.
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I did this a few months ago an all you need to do is replace the under part of the stock airbox, and the snorkel will bolt right up. My check engine light never came on and I noticed a difference as soon as I took it out for a spin.
Just to clarify, did you retain your stock Zetec intake tube (from the MAF/airbox lid to the intake manifold), the stock MAF, and the top half of your stock (non-SVT) airbox and just slide the lower half of the SVT airbox and SVT snorkel in place below all that?
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u guys have good timing with this discussion, i just removed my SVT snorkel (have short ram) from my SVT, and was considering it for my regular zetec
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I wouldnt do that, its different and the svt was designed as a unit. The maf will change right over. Have you got the box yet? If not, PM me.
I do already have the box and snorkel, thanks tho. My question now is this ... on the driver's side, there's a rectangular opening basically around where the airbox resonator would mount on the stock box. Is there supposed to be something there? I tried looking on FordParts.com but they didn't really have any pictures of the SVT box setup.
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I do already have the box and snorkel, thanks tho. My question now is this ... on the driver's side, there's a rectangular opening basically around where the airbox resonator would mount on the stock box. Is there supposed to be something there? I tried looking on FordParts.com but they didn't really have any pictures of the SVT box setup.
Check out these two posts -- the first one shows what the "Iceman"-type side intake on the SVT airbox looks like removed, and the second post shows what the SVT airbox looks like with it installed:

SVT rear sway, intake parts (svt)

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Absent an Iceman ... is there supposed to be anything in that hole in a standard setup?
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Absent an Iceman ... is there supposed to be anything in that hole in a standard setup?
On the stock non-SVT airbox, there should be a black plastic box in that location -- that's the resonator.

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