Results 1 to 12 of 12

intake elbow

This is a discussion on intake elbow within the LT1 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; is the 1LE elbow worth buying? what is that big hangin donkey dick on my current elbow there for anyways? ...

  1. #1
    Powerstrokin LT1 > LS1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Aurora IL
    Posts
    1,264

    Trans Am owner
    former

    intake elbow

    is the 1LE elbow worth buying?

    what is that big hangin donkey dick on my current elbow there for anyways? I wanna cut that off!!!!!!!!

    can I just modify my current elbow?

  2. #2
    LT1 Guy
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Va Beach
    Posts
    125

    Quicksilver
    03 Corvette Z06

    The tube is supposed to baffle the intake sounds.

    You can take the tube off and RTV and clamp in a deodertant cap, but there is no garuntee that it wont leak or get sucked up.

    The 1LE elbow is nice. It fits better then most of the aftermarket elbows.

  3. #3
    Powerstrokin LT1 > LS1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Aurora IL
    Posts
    1,264

    Trans Am owner
    former

    what intake sounds?


    so you think I could cut it and cap it? I just hate it being there

  4. #4
    Member jAgZ28's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    LINY
    Age
    34
    Posts
    119

    bright red
    1993 z28 camaro

    i got a vortec elbow when the stock on started to crack. it looks nice, but is a pain in the ass to get it to fit right getting it on is easy getting it straight can be frustrating especially with a k&n cai. the two are a bit of an akward fit but it can work with some time. some times i wish i just went with the 1le but i like the look of the vortec better

  5. #5
    LT1 Guy
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Va Beach
    Posts
    125

    Quicksilver
    03 Corvette Z06

    You dont have to cut it. The plastic tubes that hangs down come out of the intake. The opening that is left can be capped.

  6. #6
    LTX N20LT4's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Cali
    Posts
    2,006
    10's N/A

    Go with a 1LE if you don't care about looks. Otherwise, the Trick Flow elbow has great fitment.

  7. #7
    Moderator Firebirdjones's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    12,552
    The 1LE elbow is nice, fits great and the baffle is eliminated.

    I ran one on my wifes 97 Z, then the car was totaled.

    Was on the car for a very short time, I pulled it off before the car was hauled away. Paid $65 from GM for it.

    Give me $40 plus shipping and it's yours.

  8. #8
    Moderator Firebirdjones's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    12,552
    Quote Originally Posted by N20LT4 View Post
    Go with a 1LE if you don't care about looks. Otherwise, the Trick Flow elbow has great fitment.
    I cared about looks,,,thats exactly why I used the 1LE,,,,stealthy

  9. #9
    Powerstrokin LT1 > LS1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Aurora IL
    Posts
    1,264

    Trans Am owner
    former

    does the 1le or any aftermaket elbow aid in power any?

  10. #10
    LTX N20LT4's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Cali
    Posts
    2,006
    10's N/A

    Quote Originally Posted by nitrorustler41 View Post
    does the 1le or any aftermaket elbow aid in power any?
    Most guys will tell you no. I personally felt improvement in the seat of the pants (or butt dyno) with high-flow elbows, but no real numbers to advertise. But with a cold air kit it definitely wouldn't hurt.

  11. #11
    Moderator Firebirdjones's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    12,552
    It should,,,thats what it was designed for. It eliminates the baffle.
    Although the snout is still there for the tube to connect to,,,if you look inside it's completely smooth and blocked off.
    I had mine on both with the stock air intake and a cold air setup. I personally can't say for sure if the elbow alone did anything or not.

  12. #12
    Member 1st TA's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Il.
    Age
    57
    Posts
    202

    Pewter
    02 WS-6 w/ Ram Air

    IF you would do $40 shipped I would be interested if if will fit my boys 94z.

    Quote Originally Posted by Firebirdjones View Post
    The 1LE elbow is nice, fits great and the baffle is eliminated.

    I ran one on my wifes 97 Z, then the car was totaled.

    Was on the car for a very short time, I pulled it off before the car was hauled away. Paid $65 from GM for it.

    Give me $40 plus shipping and it's yours.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Wanted: Need a 1LE or other Intake Elbow ASAP!
    By 94FormulaV8 in forum Parts Wanted / Trade
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-07-2012, 12:33 AM
  2. LT1 Intake Duct Elbow
    By LifesHarlequin in forum LT1
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-12-2008, 08:44 PM
  3. Posts for intake lid & elbow mods?
    By xirxious in forum External Engine
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 12-20-2007, 08:07 PM
  4. Aluminum Intake Elbow?
    By bryceslu in forum LT1
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 09-06-2007, 03:44 PM
  5. intake elbow lt1
    By bmwmike in forum Parts For Sale / Trade
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-02-2006, 01:10 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •