Originally Posted by slosteve
I'm doing a transplant of an I6 and the cover on the intake manifold is close to some sheet metal on my project car. How do you remove this cover and what is it's function (as in - is it needed)?
If you remove the intake manifold there is a sound deadener that can be removed from the intake manifold. Once its off it'll gain you about 7/16" of room. Its sole purpose is to quiet the intake so it can come off.
The air intake box can be removed also - but the intake is noisy so be aware.