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Hey All, Im new to the forum and diesel world, just bought a 97 F-350 with the 7.3, got a 166k miles on it. Its cclb. Im wanting to do something with the exhaust, I thought about buying a down pipe and straight piping it to the back, no muffler or cat (no emission checks in my state). Has anybody had any issues with doing this (decresed back pressure). Any opinions are greatly appreciated.
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that is what almost everyone does the factory down pipe is very restrictive. also look into doing the 6637 air filter mod

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Exhaust Question

It's not a gaser. Straight pipe it! You shouldn't have a diesel if it isn't straight piped


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1995 F350 7.3l
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99 Turbo and Spyder
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Grant Steering Wheel
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Custom Bumper(built it myself)
Clear Headlights (black background)
Black Grille and Headlight Trim

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6.0l intercooler (already have one just need to pipe it)
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lol, thanks guys, the more I look threw exhaust kits the more I find without mufflers or cats so it looks like the norm, could you elaborate a little more about the air filter kit?
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Exhaust Question

It's not a kit it's just a filter you can buy. Napa sells them. And the part number is 6637. You just take your air box out and get a small piece of 4 inch exhaust piping and put that filter on. Basically a homemade cold air for like 40 bucks


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1995 F350 7.3l
5 speed
240,000km
DIY Intake
3.5"dp to 5" straight pipe
99 Turbo and Spyder
6" Lift
37" BFG KM2's
Harley Davidson Leather buckets
Grant Steering Wheel
Autometer Gauges Pryo,Boost
CB Radio
Custom Bumper(built it myself)
Clear Headlights (black background)
Black Grille and Headlight Trim

Soon to come

Custom Rear Bumper
Headache Rack
6.0l intercooler (already have one just need to pipe it)
rosewood stage 1's
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Yea I got to remember to use the search function before I ask questions. I found it, looks pretty simple. Thanks for the heads up on that one
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Also a WIX number 46637 awesome
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