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1/28/13 10:02pm - Original Message: 'Air Induction'
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My 78 L82 has a non standard air cleaner. The 79 that I had had a duel snorkel intake system. Was a duel snorkel available in 78? I know a single snokel was available in 78.

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1/28/13 10:34pm - Reply: 'Re: Air Induction'
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The 78 L82 had a dual snorkle air cleaner.

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1/29/13 12:45pm - Reply: 'Re: Air Induction'
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1/29/13 7:40pm - Reply: 'Re: Air Induction'
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Which is better for performance, the stock duel snokel or an aftermarket air cleaner?

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1/29/13 11:00pm - Reply: 'Re: Air Induction'
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The dual snorkel, if you use both of the fresh air tube/hoses, will give you cooler, more dense air into the carb/intake. If your aftermarket air cleaner is the "open" type, it will suck up a lot of engine compartment heat. ...so the dual snorkel is better, but you really won't be able to tell much difference while driving.

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1/30/13 10:30pm - Reply: 'Re: Air Induction'
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That's kinda what I was figureing. I'm thinking about trying to collect the stuff to reinstall a duel snorke on my car. Thanks for the info.

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