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post #1 of 17 Old 12-22-2008, 10:19 AM Thread Starter
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DIY INTAKE QUESTIONS

im thinkin about just doing the DIY intake instead of spending the 300 bones on a S&B or other intake system. If i like yalls feedback then i will be heading into town today to pick up the things i need, which brings me to a few questions...
Is it a loud intake?
Would a local muffler shop have what i need?
And wheres the link that shows you how to do it and what you need?

If theres not much sound difference over the DIY vs. the S&B or AFE then i would much rather spend 40-50 bucks vs 300-400.

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a muffler shop should have the pipe, or some scrap laying around. I have seen it done with pvc pipe. I dont think its loud. Look in my gallery, theres pics of mine. I'll look for the link...

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heres the link....
DIY Intake

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is there a noticeable sound increase vs. the stock intake?
I'm wanting that loud intake sound and didnt know if this intake would provide it

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-Recon smoked cab lights
-Bullydog "mileage" chip *Matts tunes in 2 weeks*
-Warn hubs
-DIY intake, Foil delete
-Hankook MT 285's
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I can here mine on occasion, my exhaust drowns alot out.

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is there a noticeable sound increase vs. the stock intake?
I'm wanting that loud intake sound and didnt know if this intake would provide it


i have a 5 inch straight pipe out the *** and i did the diy intake and it will talk to you for sure!!! Its very very noticeable
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I could hear it a lot more before I put the ATS turbo housing on. It used to bark and hiss, none of that now.

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well I picked up all the parts I need. Off to install...

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-Isspro's in A-pillar
-5" TB into 6" miter
-Recon smoked cab lights
-Bullydog "mileage" chip *Matts tunes in 2 weeks*
-Warn hubs
-DIY intake, Foil delete
-Hankook MT 285's
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I was gonna use pvc pipe or similar when doing mine.

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when i was at the tire shop getting my new tires they cut me a peice off for free but yeah pvc would work im sure.
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