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post #1 of 18 Old 02-19-2011, 04:14 PM Thread Starter
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best drop in air filter for stock intake

so i just got my 08 superduty and wanted to upgrade the air intake system but the ford dealer told me it would affect my certified preowned vehicle warranty so i guess i will just go with a drop in filter anybody got any ideas on which one is the best
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I did a drop in filter in my 2009. I ordered mine from Xtreme Diesel in New Jersey. It's made by AFE. Sorry I don't rember what I paid for it, but it went right in. Just make sure if you go this route you make sure the filter is seated all the way into the opening, it's a tight perfect fit. I feel a slight difference in throttle response, but nothing to bark at. This is just temporary till I do a complete tuner/intake/DPF delete. I do have a MP-8 from TS Performance (also from Xtreme Diesel) on my truck. Fuel milage is about 1 to 1.5mpg better. I can definitly feel difference. The biggest benifit I get out of this combo... the Regens on the exhaust. If I baby the truck, like old man style (letting the trans shift by 2000 rpms) I can do about 535-550 miles between Regens on the DPF. I drive 52 miles a day round trip, no highway. But the whole Regen thing is not rocket science...the harder you drive it...the more it regens. But before I had this set up I could never see over 300-350 between Regens. If I beat on my truck or tow heavy I can Regen every 50-100 miles easily. Hope this helps. Any questions just PM me. FYI, I personally switch out all my stuff before the truck goes to the dealer ()...just to be certain they dont say jack to me for doing something to the truck

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AFe Drop-in Replacement CAI Filter
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oh yeah, almost forgot...530 RWHP and 1050 TQ
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i just installed an afe pro guard7. it seems my egt's dropped about 75 degrees while towing. but thats pretty hard to tell for sure

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Suban, are you getting your oil changed over at Litha ford? Just wondering on the aftermarket filter.. If they say anything to you on it. I was thinking of possiably adding one to mine. How ya liking your truck tuned btw

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Suban, are you getting your oil changed over at Litha ford? Just wondering on the aftermarket filter.. If they say anything to you on it. I was thinking of possiably adding one to mine. How ya liking your truck tuned btw
i have been doin oil changes at home, but the head disel tech seems like a good guy ill pm you what he told me. i dont think a drop in would be a problem. as far as the tune goes i love not having the ''cleaning exhaust filter'' message pop up. and the pickup just runs better, so ya im loving it.

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I have the AFE Drop-In purchased from Performance Truck Products, it was like 78 or something. Has worked great even tuned, towing, etc. I think the full intake are a little over kill unless you are running a huge HP tune all the time with your foot in it.

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i have a k&n drop in on my truck and it seems to be good enough even for the kem 345 tune
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This is what I have had for about 20k miles. Works great for me. Just recently had the intake off a few days ago with no sign of any dust getting by. I'm in a very dusty area and live on a dirt rd.

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i have a k&n drop in on my truck and it seems to be good enough even for the kem 345 tune
So doing a drop in, you guys are ok with still tuning your trucks. mmmmm Glad to hear about that!

09 F-250 Lariat 6.4 Deeehezl
Crew Cab - 4x4 - Short Bed
Fully Loaded
Mods:
Dieselsite Coolant Filter
AFe Drop-in Replacement CAI Filter
H&S Mini MaxTuner HD300
Hollowed out DPF and CAT
4" Superlift (Front)
6" Icon 1pc Blocks (Rear)
Nitto Trail Grapplers:
LT325/60R20 (35.12 H x 12.91 W)
oh yeah, almost forgot...530 RWHP and 1050 TQ
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hey 505powerstroke, on ur wot does the truck bog up/down w/ that 345tune. i have the hotdamn tune w/ stock airintake/filter and wot it sucks. was gonna get an intake soon however a dropin is much easyier, and less $. and not 2 say thats another thing i would have to change back if i need 2. ( u know what i mean)
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