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air box lid #4560404
10/31/17 05:04 PM
10/31/17 05:04 PM
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Golden Meadow, LA
mobilaltima Offline OP
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Golden Meadow, LA
Changed the oil on my buddies 2011 Chevy a half hour ago, I noticed one of the "grooves" where one of the mounting bolts go for the air box lid is cracked, and the bolt is gone, torx head bolt. I'm assuming the lid for any 1999-2013 4.8 5.3 or 6.0 Vortec would work. Does anyone have one for sale or know where one can be bought along with the correct bolt besides the dealer?


2006 2500 Dodge 5.9 Cummins Mobil Delvac 15W40, Fleetguard Stratapore 90k miles
Early '99 F250 ECLB 7.3 Stroker, 223k miles
Re: air box lid [Re: mobilaltima] #4560463
10/31/17 06:07 PM
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Lake County, Ohio
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See if there is a Pullapart.com salvage yard near you. Very well organized, good prices, and you do all of the pulling! Otherwise, any salvage yard, ebay, etc may have what you may need.

Re: air box lid [Re: mobilaltima] #4560467
10/31/17 06:08 PM
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Rick in PA Offline
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My guess would be an auto scrap yard. I got some hardware for an '04 Neon airbox at the local junkyard last summer.


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"Heat is your friend." and "Any oil is better than no oil."
Re: air box lid [Re: mobilaltima] #4560518
10/31/17 06:48 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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My wifes cracked at the same spot on her 04 Tahoe. Local junkyard had it for $20 and it had the restriction gauge. Her original did not.


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Re: air box lid [Re: mobilaltima] #4560543
10/31/17 07:02 PM
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I'm surprised a 2011 broke already


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Re: air box lid [Re: 901Memphis] #4560614
10/31/17 08:01 PM
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Rand Offline
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Originally Posted By: 901Memphis
I'm surprised a 2011 broke already


I'm not all most of the oil changing grease monkeys love to use drills or impact drivers on those screws/bolts.


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Re: air box lid [Re: Rand] #4563083
11/03/17 02:57 PM
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Chris142 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Rand
Originally Posted By: 901Memphis
I'm surprised a 2011 broke already


I'm not all most of the oil changing grease monkeys love to use drills or impact drivers on those screws/bolts.
ours broke because they didnt get the screw all the way unscrewed before trying to rip the cover off.


02 Wrangler durablend 10w40
87 F250 traveler 15w40
04 Tahoe super-s 10w30
Z400 castrol T 10w40
Can am maveric edge 5w40
57 case tractor 15w40

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