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This is a discussion on Air box within the Firebird / WS6 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; Whats the difference between the ram air box and the standard air box. They look the same....

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    Whats the difference between the ram air box and the standard air box. They look the same.

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    The ram air box is raised about an inch or so to line up with the ws6 or ss hood. The standard one is not.
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    Where is the difference, the lid, the base or both?

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnfin View Post
    Where is the difference, the lid, the base or both?
    The base. I will post a picture of my ws6 base in a few.

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    See how the base is raised? That is to line up with the ws6 and ss hood scoops.

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    so if my lid is broken I can use any V8 lid, right?

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    Yes the lids are exactly the same, so you can use the regular non ram air lid or the ram air lid on the car.

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    Hmmmm learned something new.

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    The one inch rise at the bottom of the box is for the ram air flow from the hood.
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