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Re: View window for airbox

ive been thinking about cutting some holes in my airbox around the sides for added air flow.. i know on my previous truck 2003 duramax many guys cut the side facing the fender out and replaced the standard plastic intake tube with a steel tube and it made a huge difference.. i wonder if that would also apply to these trucks? Made the turbo alot louder too which i wouldnt mind either
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Re: View window for airbox

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ive been thinking about cutting some holes in my airbox around the sides for added air flow..
you could cut a hole on the fender side of the air box, there is actually an opening on the fender to the wheel well, not sure the purpose of that opening. I suspect the 3.0L CRD is not starving for air under part throttle. May help a bit in WOT. I think the issue with the jeep is that you certainly don't want to flood the airbox if you do water crossings.
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Re: View window for airbox

im not concerned about water crossings im assuming im like most here and would probably never cross any amount of water that would come anywhere near the air box... i just wish there were more of these trucks out there and more people had tried different things..
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Re: View window for airbox

I actually removed the snorkel that goes from the airbox to the grille area and installed a straight 3" pipe, along with my k&N drop in filter, should be less restrictive than a stock setup. lots of guys have completely ditched the stock airbox and put on a cone filter, you just have to make a heat shied to protect from underhood temps.
I agree about water crossings, don't intend to do it myself, thats why I put in the straight pipe to the airbox.
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Re: View window for airbox

i just need a dyno.. that way i could test these theories
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Re: View window for airbox

you may not want to cut a hole in your airbox if you drive in a place like this
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that is just plain abuse.. i would never think of doing something like that.... not to my daily driver at least haha
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