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Old 04-04-2008, 12:32 AM
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What does the air silencer in the 5.0's look like, and how much power would it free up if i werer to remove it. I think i still have one on mine but not for sure. Anybody got a picture of one?????
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Old 04-04-2008, 01:20 AM
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your stock air filter box attaches to it , you have to remove the air filter box to get at the silencer. Itis mounted to the inside of the fender and isheld on with a couple of bolts, been many years ago since I removed mine butI think thatis how it is done. Youre not going to gain much HP 2 or 3 the most but does make for a better intake sound.
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ORIGINAL: jpc

your stock air filter box attaches to it , you have to remove the air filter box to get at the silencer. Itis mounted to the inside of the fender and isheld on with a couple of bolts, been many years ago since I removed mine butI think thatis how it is done. Youre not going to gain much HP 2 or 3 the most but does make for a better intake sound.
Mine sounded better w/ silencer removed thanwith theMac CAI I installed later on.
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Old 04-04-2008, 01:02 PM
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Youll know if its there or not just by looking up inside the fender under the car where the air filter is. Nothing there? Then you dont have a silencer. You may be able to peek behind the passenger side headlight assembly and see part of it.
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^^ agreed on all points said
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