Anyone polish the C&L plenum on the inside?

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  1. dragginuts

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    Just wondering if anyone did this to maybe get a little more airflow, and make it smoother inside. I was also thinking about polishing the outside to shine it up. Would this work, if not, why? Thanks
     
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    The inside is pretty smooth already and I don't think you will see a gain from polishing the inside. You can polish the outside as long as you follow the proper steps - just like polishing any cast aluminum part.
     
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    Um have you looked inside that thing, it's the same as on the outside, maybe a little smoother, i thought smoothing out the plenum on the inside would help airflow and create less turbulence...maybe get it a litle bigger on the inside.
     
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    I Ported and Polished my Dragon Plenum,every little bit helps :nice:
     
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    what kinda tools needed to port and polish it?
     
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    A dremel works if you have one. The wire disks do an awesome job of polishing it.
     
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    Awsome, how much does a dremel cost, i want to polish everything....lol. Seriously, do you need buffing compound stuff or anything, or just the disks?
     
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    You can get a complete kit from Eastwood - they may be a little pricey but they have what you need.

    And yes, I have looked inside many of the plenums and compared to other cast aluminum parts, they are pretty smooth inside (unless you got a bum one for some reason).

    If you got the Accufab TB (shiny billet aluminum), a polished plenum will look killer with it.
     
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    i thought about polishing mine too, but i wont bother im sure it wouldnt make that much difference.
     
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    What steps would you follow to polish the plenum? I'm going to polish my aluminum driveshaft too at work, we have all the tools(semi mech.)
     

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