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Upgraded Boost Tubes and Intake Elbow?

I am looking at picking up a aftermarket Intake elbow for my 6.0 and am wondering if it will be noticable. If I do go ahead and purchase one I was looking at getting the MBRP model that also sells a turbo to intercooler model. The only issue is I know the next step is a aftermarket intercooler and then those tubes may become spare parts.

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For hot side (turbo to intercooler) when I do mine I will probably do the MBRP one. A mishimoto intercooler. Then for cold side (intercooler to intake) I would go with NO Limit CAC.

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There wont be a noticeable difference with an intake elbow, they just look nice and have ports tapped. I would reconsider the mbrp CAC tube, it is 3.5" and cause slower spool.

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Mbrp is a larger diameter tube I believe spool up time may suffer a bit unless you are going to upgrade turbo and/or injectors.


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There wont be a noticeable difference with an intake elbow, they just look nice and have ports tapped. I would reconsider the mbrp CAC tube, it is 3.5" and cause slower spool.
TREE'D .... Shoulda read all replys first lol


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it is 3.5" and cause slower spool.
With my Banks setup which has 3.5 pipes it spooled alot better. So I have to ask if you saw this in person on your truck. just asking.

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