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post #1 of 10 Old 07-04-2009, 02:56 PM Thread Starter
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Why the FOIL delete mod?

Whats the deal with the foil delete mod.? what does it actually do and what does it actually gain you?
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Its really only to be an ascetic addition to your engine compartment and to make the whistle from your turbo more pronounced!

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Just makes the engine compartment look cleaner

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ok thanks guys. how much turbo whistle are we talking bout?

02' f250 4x4 58,000 miles
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not much, i couldnt tell the difference after i did mine

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I could tell a difference. Normal cruising its pretty much the same. Once you hit about 12 pounds of boost is when it starts getting noticable.

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I noticed a good difference in whistle. As for it cleaning up the engine compartment, i lost my patience cleaning the insulation off so i just took my angle grinder to it. 10 minutes and it was off, just has a rough look to it now...

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the whistle is definately more noticeable.. i didnt care about the looks.. a great free mod!

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do some trucks come without it ? my 99 doesnt have it and it was a one owner, he said he said he only put transmisions in the truck.
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Early 99s didn't have the foil. Though somehow the early 99 tubes that Nick bought had foil on the hot side.

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