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Should I get OEM or aftermarket intercooler boots

Still under warranty but the boot from the turbo to the intercooler pipe is cracked. Should I get OEM replacement or aftermarket replacement.

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oem free that way its just a coupler
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OEM or Dieselsite boots.

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My OEM boot lasted 200,000 miles and I bought the replacement from Ford for $79. My lower intercooler boot is still factory with 210,000 miles and counting.

I know everyone says factory boots are crap - but 200,000 miles?


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I have the dieselsite boots and would never go back to the OEM's. I got them with the clamp rings, they are not going to blow off any time soon!

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I guess this is going to cost me another $100.00 deductable. Is there any way around that?

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By the way, why does that little tiny short piece of hose cost so much. At the price they want it's about $200.00 per foot. That's insane!!!!

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ya u make it worth wile tell them to put a steering box in it to or a new power rear window something that u might not need but may go out in the future
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I have the dieselsite boots and would never go back to the OEM's. I got them with the clamp rings, they are not going to blow off any time soon!
I also have the dieselsite boots and won't be going back.

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Why do you like the diesel site boots? Aren't they twice as much? Paid $55.00 for a new OEM boot this morning (Listed at $66.00).

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