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post #1 of 21 Old 03-22-2010, 04:07 PM Thread Starter
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What intake for stock???

Id like to get the loud turbo whistle. I have an 05 f-250 that has been problem free. Has 52K miles. Truck is completly stock except for mbrp turboback. Is it worth it to put a $300 intake on? I know the stock ones are good. I rely on my truck for an everyday vehicle. Plowing snow and towing a 16ft wells cargo trailer in the summer. Will it throw any codes? On a scale of 1-10 how hard to install? Which one would be ideal for my situation? If theres a potential for problems Id rather not bother then. Thanks guys. This site is addicting!!!

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DIY intake! It's tons cheaper! From what everyone says though, your stock intake is good up to atleast 400hp.

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^^ hes got a 6.0, stick with the stock one. they are good for 500 hp. spend your money on gauges imo.

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Foil delete mod then.

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Duuuuuude. He has a 6.0. Sheesh.


As mentioned above, if you're bone stock except for an exhaust, don't worry about going with a cold air intake. The factory intake is good up to about 500 hp and filters well.

However, it is a PITA to change.

I'm running an AirRaid open element and would recommend that or a S&B.
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S&B intake will give you more whistle on the turbo side. fairly easy to install. they run about $270, it will not throw any codes.

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Duuuuuude. He has a 6.0. Sheesh.
My bad! I had been up for 24 hours at that point!

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jeez guys he isnt looking for power out of the intake. he want more turbo whistle.

are you runing the cat with your mbrp? if so just get a delete pipe for the cat and you will be set. if you already are runing a delete pipe then a intake will give you more noise up front .
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I figured it was either that or you'd been drinking!
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jeez guys he isnt looking for power out of the intake. he want more turbo whistle.

are you runing the cat with your mbrp? if so just get a delete pipe for the cat and you will be set.
Good point, and I agree with the above.

A cat delete and/or a muffler delete will yield considerably more whistle than adding a cold air intake.

Without changing anything else, on a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being the most whistle), adding a cold air intake will be a 1.
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