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AFE Cold Air Intake for 6.0 Worth It or Not?

I am thinking about installing an AFE cold air intake on my 2006 6.0. Any of you out there notice any fuel mileage gains? I have been reading on here that an aftermarket cold air intake could throw codes, is this a common problem for the 6.0? Which AFE intake would you recommend? Any other Pros and Cons I'm not thinking of?

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Stick with what you have good to 500HP spend your $$$$ on other things like a fuel pressure gauge and gauges they are a must.
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2 stroker is right. The oem air filter is ok to 500 hp. I also agree that gauges are way more important if you don't have them already.

That said I still run an Airaid. I love the way it sounds with the zoodad mod, but there are no performance gains that are noticeable to the SOTP meter.
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I guess that's two for two. That aside does the AFE filter out dirt better than the Ford OEM filter i.e. cleaner air to the turbo?

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No.

NO aftermarket CAI will filter better than the stock intake/filter

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Stick with stock untill you get injectors or turbo. But still would like to get an aftermarket intake then get the S&B. This filters the most dirt out of the non OEM filters
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ive got mine simply for the fact that its alot easier to clean/change the filter then the stocker


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ive got mine simply for the fact that its alot easier to clean/change the filter then the stocker
Oh yea, that is another +
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I have the AFE stage II with pro gaurd 7 filter and love it. I dont do any serious mudding or high dust or sand driving and like the way the filter works. The truck had a K/N when bought the truck and do not like their set up so that was main reason why I changed out. But from what I have read and been told your stock set up on these trucks works very well. So more of a personal pref for me.

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I also have the AFE stage II with the pre guard 7 and i have to agree with Power2336s. Its more of a personal preference, but i havent had any problems and its easy to maintain.
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