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This is a discussion on what a difference within the Firebird / WS6 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; I happened to be looking at the difference between a regular trans ams air intake and the ws6 air intake ...

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    what a difference

    I happened to be looking at the difference between a regular trans ams air intake and the ws6 air intake , theres a very big difference in the hole where the air enters the intake.The ws6 has about an inch gap for air while the trans am has bearly a hole to breath through.

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    Yep. The ws6 hood/air box match up.

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    Only problem is the system isn't sealed and with the baffles in the hood there is NO performance gain over a base car.
    Remove the baffles, seal the hood to the airbox and you might see a 3 Hp gain at 100 mph.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 9T8W66 View Post
    Only problem is the system isn't sealed and with the baffles in the hood there is NO performance gain over a base car.
    Remove the baffles, seal the hood to the airbox and you might see a 3 Hp gain at 100 mph.

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    I removed my baffles but I have yet to see a decent seal system that doesnt look cheap/half-assed. You guys have any suggestions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TempleU_WS6 View Post
    I removed my baffles but I have yet to see a decent seal system that doesnt look cheap/half-assed. You guys have any suggestions?
    volant...

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    Quote Originally Posted by suede View Post
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