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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Sep 20th, 02, 09:54 AM Thread Starter
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Hello all,
I have a question regarding my 1990 Firebird. I know this is a forum for camaros but you guys have been really helpful in the past. Here is my question:
Does anyone know of any aftermarket air intake kits that can be installed in place of the OEM one? My car is notorious for running hot once it gets stuck in traffic for a little while. I think the biggest problem is just that there is not enough air being moved through the intake. I have spoken to other Firebird and Camaro owners who have had V8's with similar issues. However, I was really surprised to find next to no information out on the Internet about kits available. I thought maybe someone else here had already tackled this issue. Here are the specs on my car:

1990 Formula 350 Firebird
5.7L V8 350 Engine
Tuned Port Fuel Injection
Stock 4-Speed Auto Trans
Stock Intake
Stock Exhaust System
The current intake system uses the tall cylinder size filter that sits inside a canister that is located on the passenger side next to the headlight motors.

Thanks for your help! I really appreciate it!

-Dan Taney
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Sep 20th, 02, 10:38 AM
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See my response to your identical post in the Camaro Tech 2002 Forum; the air intake doesn't have anything to do with engine operating temperature.

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