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Can i do this?

A few weeks back i pulled my intercooler pipe back off to finish polishing it up after doing the foil delete. I noticed that a bolt had rubbed a hole about the size of a dime through my IC pipe.
We've got a 94 F-450 that gets driven maybe a handfull or so times a year. Will the IC pipe off of it fit on my truck sorry if its a stupid question just looking for a fix.
What should my boost numbers be on my truck if i didnt have the hole in my IC pipe? Right now crusing i barely see 4lbs, uphill with my foot layed into it i can barely hit 12-15. Im sure this is due to the hole.

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well i dont think the 94 will have an intercooler. but that is why your boost is low... you should have able to can it from a stop and see 18 - 21 psi no problem

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well i dont think the 94 will have an intercooler. but that is why your boost is low... you should have able to can it from a stop and see 18 - 21 psi no problem
No it has an IC. I was just guessing the year, its my grandfathers truck..maybe its more like a 97...

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it might work... didnt know the OBS trucks has intercoolers

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Just hit the junkyard to find one. I was just there over the weekend and there were intercooler tubes all over the place...

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You will get some axle wrap with a heavy trailer, I can feel it when towing my gooseneck with some heavy equipment. My Deavers will wrap enough to make the tires rub the front of the rear fender well if I give it too much throttle on aceleration.
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it might work... didnt know the OBS trucks has intercoolers
Im not to familiar with the obs rigs but im pretty sure they have intercoolers
at least the later year models Maybe we can get an OBS guy in here

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Stock OBS's dont have intercoolers.


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I don't think they will work. Typically the obs guys are buying our stuff to convert their trucks.

Just go to a local junkyard or call them and check them out. You might just get one for 10-20 bucks.

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also u chance somethin gettin into ic tube, turbo unlikely but possible i would get it fixed drill the hole out round and find a bolt that will thread into it

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i wonder if i could take it to a welding shop and have them weld it closed and grind it smooth?

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-5" TB into 6" miter
-Recon smoked cab lights
-Bullydog "mileage" chip *Matts tunes in 2 weeks*
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-DIY intake, Foil delete
-Hankook MT 285's
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