So I was reading a post about debaffling today and thought, why not...
It took me all of 15min to de-baffle. Contrary to what I thought, no dremel was needed, just a socket wrench and a flathead screwdriver...
I took some pics and will post for reference...
To be honest, I took my car around the block and didn't notice any difference in sound (I expected a throatier sound). I already had a K&N filter installed before...
Undo the clips that are holding the box onto the engine intake...
Undo the two bolts facing the fender that hold the box down. (There's some other unit that is held on by the screws so just move it aside and put it back at the end.)
Take off the sleeve on the front that actually brings the air into the box
On the rear side there is a piece you have to undo with a wrench. It looks to be a sensor of some sort. (I forgot to take a pic of that but you'll know what it is because it's the only thing holding your airbox from coming out)
Once you pull your air filter out, you have to remove the baffle. I didn't take a pic with the baffle in, but it's the large piece that's connected to the tube you undid in step 3. See these two pics for the spot where it is clipped in. I used a flathead screwdriver to pop this tab and if fell right out.
Presto, just put it back in using the reverse order of steps!
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