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post #1 of 20 Old 12-15-2011, 10:00 AM Thread Starter
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DIY intake vs Aftermarket intake.

I had a diesel mechanic tell me today that just putting a filter like the 6637 will in some cases cause less mileage and make no difference. He said yes u can here the turbo more and it sounds cool, but that it. Supposedly these aftermarket intakes have a science too them. He said even for kicks they put a filter directly on the turbo and the turbo actually overspooled. I just spent 80 bucks on an AFE big boost filter for my 97 7.3 and now i feel like i pissed it all away. Any thoughts??
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He's full of ****, to be quite blunt.

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I agree. It's a difference you can hear AND feel. You really can't feed a diesel too much air.

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I would never go to that mecanic after hearing that. Diesels are a big air pump and they do better the more air they can pump

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Diesels are simple or any turbo engine for that matter more air in w the less amount of restriction and more exauste out with the least amount of restriction keeps them happy And working best

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Ask him if a throttle body space would help then



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The guys an idiot. More air in = more power, more mpg, and more noise :rockout:
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Should of asked him, got any sparks plugs for this truck?
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Yeah that's funny, can he adjust the carb on your truck too?

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Lol I think it's time for this thread to be deleted lol way to much info on this site for this even though it's funny as hell listen to ppl responses

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Intake 6637
140v idm mod
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Irate T4 304ss up pipes
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Comp built Trans 2100 stall converter
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