Yes that is the airbox, just unclip the clips and pull the lid away and swap filters
Originally Posted by MidgetInBikini
I asked you about the afe drop in filter for the X1, I have a dumb question just to confirm my knowing.
Is the air filter compartment in the engine bay the one with silver clips around the box and a cable plugged on the pipe that goes to the engine?
The filter has arrived, and my X1 has also just arrived at Port Hueneme. Probably in VPC right now..
PS: Happy new year to you!