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If the UPS truck doesn't get lost, I'm putting on an S&B tomorrow. I am assuming that its a pretty easy deal, just unplug and unbolt the old one and slap on the new one, but you know what they say about "assuming". So is there anything special I should know? 15 minute or less job?
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Probably a little more than 15 min. It's definately not an easy task to get the new box seated in there either. Just gotta take your time and be patient.


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Heat the boots up a little and put a little grease on the three prongs that secure the intake into the factory gromets. People make it sound alot worse that it is. I have ran AFE's on alot of trucks but my last three I have used S&B and will stay with them.

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Mine took about a half an hour....making sure all was sealed up ok.....My first S&B Very impressed would go to another one without a hesitation.
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I have ran S&B in the past, and this time around, I can tell you this system they built for our trucks suck. I had my stock system off in about 5 minutes. 3 hours later I was still trying to get the new system installed (trying to get the box to seat properly was the hardest part). Not to mention you have to take the thing a part to clean the filter. I was not at all impressed.

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yea alot longer than 15 min here,but you'll get it ,there are a few moments where i wanted to smash the thing,but its in and no complaints thus far...other than the install...
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Not to mention you have to take the thing a part to clean the filter.
Very reason I didn't go S&B

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