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I just did it - post below and (m) (archive)

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Posted by ///Fast on October 08, 2000 at 09:18:40:

In Reply to: air box baffle removel???? (m) posted by eric g. on October 08, 2000 at 09:06:47:

I just did it and added a KN filter - it sounds great - it might give me a few HP - hard to feel but easy to hear - great sound!!! I will add software soon - I read somewhere that the air temp in the stock air box is close to a CAI - just need to make it flow better - if you don't upgrade down to the throttle body and HFM, it may not be worth it to do CAI...the removal of the front intake baffle is easy and can be reversed if you need to. You need to man power the baffle out be getting the front clip to release (pull towards engine)- then pull it straight back (need to wiggle it quite a bit) - put the KN in and start it up - engine sound is much better -throatier. I am trying to figure out a way to get the snorkel to draw better - it appears to be the most restricitve element left.

i was reading an earlier post about removing the air box baffle. someone please explain this to me. is it safe? i dont want to cause damage to the engine. will i get a few more HP? how is it done and where is it located? can i put it back to stock later on?

thanks for your time

eric g.
walland TN (near knoxville)
[email protected]
98 BMW M3/4 blk cosmos
99 SVT contour
84 xj cherokee "the rock crawler."

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