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Replacement Intercooler Boots WITHOUT CCV mod

Hey guys, I noticed today I have a nice tear in my cold-side intercooler boot. The ford dealer wants $72.00 for the one boot! I have seen silicone boots for around $30, but they're not compatible with oil. I don't know that I want to do the CCV mod... so what are my options for replacement?

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I"ve ordered a lenth of hose from these guys, and made my intercooler to pipe connection. Yea, the price ford wants is way out of line...in my opinion.

The CCV mod is a great! The one Stealth Automotive sales is actually desighned and built by NChornet (Kevin)

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I have seen silicone boots for around $30, but they're not compatible with oil.

The factory boots are not compatable with oil either, that's why they don't last very long!

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So what you're saying is, if I were to replace the factory boot with an aftermarket silicone one, it would hold up about as well as the factory boot. Or thats the idea anyway. 10-4. Thanks for the input!

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Yea the aftermarket ones DON'T leak or absorb the oil. So they really are better.



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