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    Its amazing what two pipes do

    Well i took the bull by the horns and grabbed a set of plumbers grips and a screwdriver and set about de-restricting my airbox. I was successful after reading the how too about 60 times

    The top tube wasn't as easy as just pinching the sides and it slides out, i had to break the tube down the middle and then crumple it. The bottom tube was hard too, because to get the lower part of the airbox out you need to loosen the bracket holding it in with a Troq end screwdriver. Not one for giving up, i smashed that tube to bits too

    It has made the car a little more responsive and i'm now thinking hmmmm what can i do next I know its not like the all star mods we see everyday on here, but we all started somewhere

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    I would say most people do this mod first, its a slippery slope now !!!

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    prepare for alot of time wondering why your wallet is empty.. as said your on the slippery slope now
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    thats where i started as well ,next was the intake

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    Thats funny you should mention the intake, it's the first thing i thought about. Do you think its worth getting a better panel filter as well?
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    Filters are a funny thing, some will swear by aftermarket others standard paper filters changed regularly! I think the choice comes down to what you want to spend your money on. I've got a mk4 gsi turbo with a 2.2 airbox, I'm running a standard paper filter which i intend to change every 5k miles.

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    What engine do you have?
    I've read that all these little mods don;tadd that much 'noticable'performance, and can put strain on the engine?

    (I'm referring to 1.6 engines) perhapsits a different story
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    That would indeed be the unlucky train passing my home again. Its the 1.6 engine i have, and i have also read the same info on the strain so its maybe best i just let sleeping dogs lie.

    I'm more interested in it looking nicer than making it go faster anyway
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skipz View Post
    prepare for alot of time wondering why your wallet is empty.. as said your on the slippery slope now
    Bingo! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by 350z View Post
    What engine do you have?
    I've read that all these little mods don;tadd that much 'noticable'performance, and can put strain on the engine?

    (I'm referring to 1.6 engines) perhapsits a different story
    Im not expert at all but nif you dont gain anything which you dton really how is it damaging to the engine.

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