Q: Intake problem

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I have a 1999 Chevy Tahoe, the air intake blew up. Literally sounded like a bomb. Big backfire but out the engine blowing up air intake into pieces. I replaced it...I believe catalytic convertors are clogged up...now that I replaced the air intake,upon startup the acceleration takes off...high ... what is causing this.

My car has 130059 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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