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right now i have a k&n cold air intake but i know now that the filter is not the best for my engine and could be letting in dirt and dust into it. so here is my question what is the best intake for my 01 7.3 psd. and maybe i dont have to change the hole intake just install a different filter

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See if you can find an AFE progaurd 7 filter that fits the K&N intake tube. then you would be fine

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i would jus go with the AFE stage 2 intake with the progaurd 7 filter i think i got mine for round 400$ but it's worth it

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The K&N cone filters aren't the problem it was the way the drop in filter wouldn't seal around the edges that have dusted so many diesels. If you want the very best filtering element than go with the Ford AIS system = $200 from powerstrokeshop.com, it will flow about 30% more air over stock and even more if you do the Zoodad mod, if you want the very best airflow than go with the AFE StageII. I didn't want the extra noise you get from a open element filter, so the AIS was the best choice for me. The AIS/Zoodad/BTM combo flows all the air my truck needs.

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If you want to save some $$$, just get an AFE filter to fit your K&N -- otherwise, the entire AFE Stage 2 would be the best out there, but also costs a pretty penny!
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AFE stage 2. It is a true cold air intake. Do the ZooDad mod a the same time.

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where is the best place to buy AFE intakes and if i get a different intake pipe (not the plastic one i have now from k&n) won't it be louder

2001 F350 4x4 crew cab short bed lariat
k&n intake
Dual mbrp turbo back exhaust
DP Tuned
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8inch danahoe lift
4:30 gears
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Headlights
Recon lighting
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Originally Posted by Blue01F250 View Post
If you want to save some $$$, just get an AFE filter to fit your K&N -- otherwise, the entire AFE Stage 2 would be the best out there, but also costs a pretty penny!
Something like this would help you:

eBay Motors: aFe Clamp On Filter 4.5" K&N Style Turbo Diesel (item 220171989265 end time Nov-20-07 14:42:04 PST)

2002 F-350 4X4 ECLB 7.3 4R100 6637 filter w/ RiffRaff cover, 08 diff cover, 203* T-stat, HPX, Stancor Relay, 6.0 trans cooler, Zone leveling kit, 8'6" Western Ultramount
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