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Old 12-22-2009, 07:27 AM
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Soot on all intake to intercooler boots

I have soot on all of my intake to intercooler boots even the ones all the way in the front where they connect to the intercooler....you would think those wouldn't be as prone to being sooty away from the actual engine....probably my sign to change all...where is the best place to get replacements? Thanks, Fred
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Old 12-22-2009, 07:34 AM
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well it sounds like its not soot??? its probably oil because the crankcase vents in there mine are all covered in oil right now
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Old 12-22-2009, 10:53 AM
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I am not sure for the build up on the boots but you do not need to replace them. Just wipe them clean and/ or use simple green, do not use carb cleaner it will eat at the rubbber. every diesel has some road grim and or soot build up.
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It's not soot, it is oil that collects from the CCV and it saturates the boots and will eventually cause them to leak. That is why every PSD should have the CCV mod done and done the right way. You can clean them, but sometimes it is hard to get them to reseal and they will blow under high boost scenarios and scare the heck out of you. Here you go, PM me with any ?

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It's not soot, it is oil that collects from the CCV and it saturates the boots and will eventually cause them to leak. That is why every PSD should have the CCV mod done and done the right way. You can clean them, but sometimes it is hard to get them to reseal and they will blow under high boost scenarios and scare the heck out of you. Here you go, PM me with any ?

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What's the ccv mod?
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Old 12-22-2009, 05:38 PM
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That link gives a lot of info on it
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That link gives a lot of info on it
Sry I'm an idiot. Didn't see the link I'm lookin at this on my phone lol
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Old 12-22-2009, 05:57 PM
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lol all good i had to go check it out as well
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Old 12-22-2009, 06:04 PM
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Now what is the AIH delete?...Thanks, Fred
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Old 12-22-2009, 06:08 PM
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Info and pics here AIH Delete
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