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Old 12-20-2012, 09:36 AM
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blowing lower intercooler boot

im on a 13 hour trip to mexico pulling a light load behind me,

I keep blowing my lower intercooler boot

Ive stopped and bout another one from the dealer and its still doing it.

What can i do to stop this from happening?

truck has 160K, intake and muffler, no tune.
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Old 12-20-2012, 11:40 AM
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Before you put it back on clean the oil off the boot and the intercooler and apply some hairspray to it. Let the hairspray get a little tacky and tighten the clamp real well.
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I had the same problem! Mine would blow at about 31 PSI. I did the same and stopped and bought a new one, only to have it blow again and again.
I even double clamped it at one point. NADP pointed me to Diesel Site, and they have a full boot kit, in it is a MUCH better, thicker, stronger boot. I haven't had an issue since and have hit 40+ psi pulling my 40' toy hauler at times with no issues at all!
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