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can i still run cooler egts

can i get good performance if i keep my stock intake for the 6.0 and just put afe filter in it or would it be better to get afe stage 2 $400 vs $80
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yes, it would be more cost effective to just get a better fitler, but keep your stock intake, as it is designed pretty well from the factory..

if you haven't already, do the Zoodad mod (cut a hole in the radiator/IC support) and that will help with EGT's also. Both of those changes should get your EGT's somewhat lower
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if i do that would it still not be able to run as low egts as i would getin differnt intake
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if i do that would it still not be able to run as low egts as i would getin differnt intake
you will get cooler egt's running an afe rather than the stocker. that's my opinion. I run cooler with my afe than I did with my stocker. again, that's my observation. If you wanna run an afe stage 2, I say go for it!

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Do you have a free flowing exhaust yet? That will help the most.

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I run a stock intake and don't have an EGT problem. Unless you're gonna do some major modifications to go over 500rwhp the stocker is fine. Save your money and use it on a good exhaust or something more worthwhile.

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Oh, and the stock air filter is manufactured by Donaldson, so it's a really good filter. The airbox design isn't bad, but there are others that flow much better. I'd agree that you should be fine with your stock airbox.

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whats everyone one useing as a replacement filter afe or that true foam volvant air intake
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