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post #1 of 18 Old 08-31-2012, 01:39 PM Thread Starter
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Spectre cold air intake?

I just bought a Spectre cold air intake and was just wondering what you guys thought about it.
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I have Their air filter on my truck, love it. Cleans easy, opened my truck up from that pos AEM I had on it. Turbo sounds amazing

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I have Their air filter on my truck, love it. Cleans easy, opened my truck up from that pos AEM I had on it. Turbo sounds amazing
Yea i just noticed that today when i hit 6th on the interstate the turbo really spooled up good. i was almost worried haha.
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did it to my truck....def. opened it up. it breathes better and the turbo sounds good too. feel a little difference.

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And after any amount of mileage it will dust your turbo. If you can't afford to do stuff the right way don't do it. It's a lot more to fix the stuff all the cheap stuff will break. Spectre has huge holes in it, I would never run one on my truck. You might as well just run no filter.

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And after any amount of mileage it will dust your turbo. If you can't afford to do stuff the right way don't do it. It's a lot more to fix the stuff all the cheap stuff will break. Spectre has huge holes in it, I would never run one on my truck. You might as well just run no filter.
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I ran a specter for a year and checked and cleaned every month and my turbo look new still no dust at all but just to be kosher with everyone I put a 6637 but the 6637 dosent seem to flow as well as my spectre I might put it back on


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^ Do you know how check the compressor wheel? i.e. look to see if that compressor wheel looked like it was sharp on the edges? the way dusting work is like sandblasting, if you will, it wears the turbo down over time. Have you pulled anything deeper in the motor to see if you have damaged anything internal? I see through a spectre filter, tell me if my eye sight is good enough to look through it don't you think dirt and dust can get through?

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Spectra filters are pos and never should be ran on a diesel. I've got proof.

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