K&N air filter for 1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula

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Ted Mittelstaedt wrote in alt.autos.gm


Of course, but given the modern car's lack of space, and small box for the filter, stacking them is not possible. On the other hand, manufacturers have done some interesting things. On a GM from the 60's there would be a round filter box with a short stub pointing off to one side. Today, the intake system consists of a tube mounted so that it takes in fresh air, feeding to the filter box, which is square. The box, of course, is connected to the throttle body. But what is interesting is that the air is fed into the top of the filter, so that a lot of surface area is available. Add pleating and the filter is actually a lot bigger than it would appear to be at first glance.

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