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    Question Advice/Help: I cant get the airbox removed

    Im trying to remove my stock airbox, so that i can install my racefilter.

    Ive removed the 2 bolts on the sides.

    Im havingan extremely hardtime removing the 3 clamps that hold the airbox to the throttle body. seems like the clamps were installed upside down, and the allen bolt heads have corroded.. ive tried to get to them with an allen key, but they wont budge and the one on the very front seems impossible to get to.

    Any ideas ?
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    You will have to loosen the clamps on the throttle bodies first (the ones closer to the motor and you will need an allen wrench - not sure of size), pull back the entire airbox assembly with the throttle bodies attached. You will then unplug the connections and be able to remove the stock airbox.

    Now you can take off the clamps that are upside down, put the new race filter on the throttle bodies, tighten and replace.

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    You'll need an need allen key w. 3/8" or 1/4" drive

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    I agree it was much easier to remove the whole assembly then do the airbox. The front 90* tube that clamps to the air box was a biotch I had to go in through the front hood to get it.

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    thanks guys

    any tips for removing the front 90* tube that clamps to the air box ?

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    Spaceman

    Use the largest hammer you can find..........

    Now seriously...
    To get the 90 degree elbow and front sound suppression off, I reluctantly took off the u shaped exhaust pipe. It made it a lot easier afterall. There is one bolt holding the SS in place and a couple clamps holding the elbow in place.

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    mmm, i like the hammer idea... ive been considering using my dremel to get it off

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    well so far ive got 2 of the 3clamps off...

    wow its insane to get to these things.

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    Twist then pull! Break the seal first.

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    ITS OFF !!! thanks everyone!

    last thing of business, what are those clamps called ? and im assuming i cant replace them with regular hose clamps.

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