Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Custom Airbox ideas
I've been mulling this over for a while now. Why can't we get a larger airbox? I've decided to get a JoeKD intake and probably do the Kenne Belle mod in the near future. Here's what I'm thinking.
A CAI is supposed to flow more, and cooler, air into the engine. Up until now, we've used a filter like a K&N to have better airflow. Logically, we can agree that the free-er flowing filter probably lets more fine particles go through. Is that harmful? I haven't decided.
Lets change the conversation. I want a larger airbox that uses a larger filter. Something off a larger engine, 300C, Camaro, Mustang, whatever. That way, we could buy stock filters with a larger surface area and still get higher airflow. Or if you want, buy a K&N for that airbox and get outrageous airflow. We could find the larger airbox at junkyads and buy the filters anywhere. A factory airbox from some other engine would be plastic and easily mounted. We would just need to find one with the proper dimensions.
Of course there would need to be some modding done to the inlet pipe and hole in the front fender that feeds the airbox, but that should be pretty easy.
I need to spend a day at the junkyard and get some ideas. What do you guys think? Any ideas?