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post #1 of 11 Old 12-18-2009, 06:18 PM Thread Starter
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S&B or AIS intake / filter? Help me choose please

Well I got the girlfriend to get me a new intake and I'm not sure which one to get, I like the S&B but I'm seeing/hearing good stuff about the AIS..

HELP ME CHOOSE!!!

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If you want to hear your intake instead of the radio get the S&B
If you want the best filtering intake and stock quite and 30% more airflow, get the AIS. You can see by my sig what I chose!!!

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I've heard great things about both of them, im sure you wont be disapointed with ether one, I plan an getting the S&B

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Well I don't think the sound would bother me, but I would like the best filtration. Man now I don't know know what to go with! I was so close to ordering the S&B.

2000 F250 7.3L EX.Cab Short Bed -05 Front end w/ HID's - Leveling shackles - Wicked wheel - Dipricol gauges - FORD AIS intake - Foil Delete - LINE-X Rockers - CCV dump - 315/70/17 BFG A/T with Eagle Alloy 197's - ELC w/ coolant filter and around the belt hose - PHP Hydra - Hpress oil x

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Well I don't think the sound would bother me, but I would like the best filtration. Man now I don't know know what to go with! I was so close to ordering the S&B.
I've got the S&B on my 99 and have never had any problems with it. Sounds great, but I wouldn't say its loud.

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Your truck = awesome, mine with a short bed. I would pick the ais if i had the money, right now mine is the diy intake, i would like it to look a tad more professional.

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You won't get any more professional than the AIS, plus the zoodad mod still helps usher all that fresh cold air directly into the filter.

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Well, filtration was my number one concern with perforance a close second. I ended up going with the AIS. Had it for a few years now and have no complaints. I have replaced the filter once, but after changing it, I don't really think I needed to. I would buy it again if I had to do it over again.
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Thanks for the help guys, I think I'll go with the AIS. $200 dosent seem like a bad deal.

2000 F250 7.3L EX.Cab Short Bed -05 Front end w/ HID's - Leveling shackles - Wicked wheel - Dipricol gauges - FORD AIS intake - Foil Delete - LINE-X Rockers - CCV dump - 315/70/17 BFG A/T with Eagle Alloy 197's - ELC w/ coolant filter and around the belt hose - PHP Hydra - Hpress oil x

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