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Air box question

I just bought a 99 F250 7.3 and the original air box is gone and has been replaced with a cone filter. Is it better to have the original air box or is this cone a better way to go? Plus whoever did this also sorta rigged up the box as you can see the part that is taped.

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go to napa and get part number 6637 filter and replace that cone filter... the new filter will be less than 30 bucks. its a monster it filters great and has more size to allow for more air. not to mention that cone probably dont filter all that well.


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Thanks! Should I leave that homemade box thing? It only has two sides.

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go to napa and get part number 6637 filter and replace that cone filter... the new filter will be less than 30 bucks. its a monster it filters great and has more size to allow for more air. not to mention that cone probably dont filter all that well.
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Nope. Ditch the box and look up the zoodad mod.


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no zoodad mod if no stock housing homie... but yeah youll have to ditch the box


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coolant filter, bluespring, CAI
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Alpine Head unit, 4 Hertz 140W door speakers, 2 rockford fosgate 10's, kenwood amps.

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The air still goes in...sport.


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The zoodad mod might not help, but it sure can't hurt, chief

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i never figured why cause you can now suck air from the bottom even so when moving the lower air dam flows air up through the bottom all around the filter so the zoodad mod just seems like extra work to me.


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Haha, I agree that its not necessary. I just wanted to keep the hommie, sport, champ, thing going because I found it funny

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lol it can be funny im a super white boy rediculous country accent but i work in the ghetto and some stuff just gets picked up and added into my vocabulary.


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ARP's, Tuned, Deleted
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Alpine Head unit, 4 Hertz 140W door speakers, 2 rockford fosgate 10's, kenwood amps.

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