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Which intercooler is better??

We are looking to upgrade our intercooler on our truck. We are looking for some help as to which one would be better the 6.0L one or the Banks? Any help would be appericated Thanks

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the banks is better, bigger and has aluminum ends, but the 6.0 intercooler can be found way cheaper and many people on here with big hp run the 6.0, so it obviously works good, depends on what you're willing to spend.

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for the money, get a 6.0 ic

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I have a 6.0 intercooler for sale if you are interested..

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I am running this one.

Diesel Power Products | Ford Powerstroke | 99-03 7.3L | Intercoolers & Hoses | Intercoolers & Hoses | DPP6.0LIntercooler | DPP 6.0L Intercooler

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that's seems like a pretty nice intercooler, with the cast ends instead of aluminum, but is it just the same size as the 6.0? for that matter what about compared to like a spearco intercooler?

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that's seems like a pretty nice intercooler, with the cast ends instead of aluminum, but is it just the same size as the 6.0? for that matter what about compared to like a spearco intercooler?
Its the same size as a stock 6.0 EXCEPT its a little thicker. It was designed to drop in place without modification.

Yes its a nice intercooler, but I have never had a Spearco so I honestly cannot compare it to one. I know I have a buddy that has a similar setup and has a spearco and our EGT's are very similar.

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I would go with the one Deputy has. I have seen it in person and it is a nice set up, and well worth the money!!!

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Hey everyone Thanks for the help! I think we are going to lean more to the 6.0L or the one that Deputy has for now. Thanks

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7.3L Turbo wheel upgrade w/ Big Head WG
4" turbo back to 5" under bed stacks
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DP Tuner F6
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