To remove the snorkel (cone, et al), remove the cover from the airbox.
The cover is held on by two (I believe) spring clamps, one in the front,
one in the back. There is a small-diameter tube running off of the front
of the airbox. Just use a screw driver to loosen the worm clamp, and slide
it off. There is also a large tube running out of the top of the airbox,
to the rear (going to the MAF sensor and TB, right?). There are two more
clamps connecting this tube. Release these clamps, and the airbox cover
will come off with some pulling. The best way to get it off is to
seperate the tubes from the top first (it has a rubber gasket in it, so
some tugging may be required), then lift up and pull the cover off to the
Once off, the snorkel will be in the top of the airbox cover. Removing it
is a pain. The snorkel comes out of the airbox through the large diameter
opening. Feel around the inside of the snorkel; you'll notice two
indentations on it. Use a flat head screw driver and slide in between the
airbox and the snorkel where one of the indentations are. Repeat on the
other side. You should be able to push the snorkel out the large-diameter
opening now. It requires quite a bit of force though. If that doesn't
work, try prying again (it does come out, honest).
To remove the prescreen, remove the filter from the airbox (still in the
car). Underneath, you'll find the pre-screen. Just remove the two phillips
screws, and the screen will slide up and out.
Thanks to Loren B. for telling me about this mod first.
Hope this helps. E-mail me if you have any other questions...
IKON Technology Services
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On Mon, 20 Apr 1998, Alan Lun wrote:
> hi everyone, pls help me out with the airbox! How to remove the
> pre-screen thing and the cone? Thnx in advances!!!!
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