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My DIY Intake

Been done a few weeks now. Hardest part was finding the 4" pipe, which wasn't that hard. Got the AEM Cone filter from Advance for less than $50, 4" was $7 and clamp a couple bucks. Sprayed the pipe with a good thick coat of flat black rust reformer paint and Bob's your uncle.

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I know she dirty but it's a work truck, and I've been so busy doin other things to her, the fine detailing has been neglected.


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Ok... air can get in, but can it get out? Time for some straight pipe!!! I just did the red truck... was plannin' on waiting, but couldn't make myself...

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Well I thought about that, and reading your post from earlier, I almost got the sawzall and welder out, but I figured until I get a few more long trips under my belt to see how the drone is, I'm going to hold off on the straight pipe. Luckily since my truck is a 550, there's no cat, so my flow isn't restricted as most. For just stock tuning and the DIY intake, the 3.5" exhaust isn't restricting my flow.

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Nope, 3.5" isn't, but the 2.5" neckdown on the muffler will... whole system is 3.5", but just inside the muffler, it necks down. You'll see when you cut yours off... and you should...

I haven't noticed any annoying drone, or other issues noise-wise. Aside from riding around with the pass. side window down to hear that awesome turbo whistle!!! With the windows up, no diffrence that I can tell...

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