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DIY intake questions?

I have an early 99 and the intake box has broken tabs on it and I don't trust the sealing capabilities of it, wanting to do a DIY intake for it and was hoping to come up with a parts list and possibly instructions to make it go a bit smoother.

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Here you go.

DIY Intake

This is in the Tech section under 7.3 Mod Help. I bought an S&D filter rather than the Napa one. Works great.

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You put that 6637 filter on it and that turbo will sound great

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about a 6in long pipe and a 45 bend 4in exhaust pipe works great. wix 6637

1/30/98 EARLY 99 7.3 F350 DRW CC 4X4 4R100 3.73 LARIAT
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I just bought the entire kit from Riffraff, I went all over hell's half acre looking for a piece of 4in piping that would work and couldn't find it anywhere around here; turns out there are a million Subaru and Hybrid repair shops around here but almost no truck/RV places.
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I got the truck done this week, ended up going to the local boubins muffler shop and got a 4 in exh pipe that had a 45 bend in it and cut it to fit my application then I drilled a hole in it and welded a 1/8th in female pipe bung on it and installed a fleetgaurd filterminder, the whole setup is pretty nifty, better filter without the junk airbox, I like it a lot sounds pretty neat too, its my gpas truck and he thinks it sounds cool too, satisfied customer is all I care haha thanks for the help guys!

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I got the truck done this week, ended up going to the local boubins muffler shop and got a 4 in exh pipe that had a 45 bend in it and cut it to fit my application then I drilled a hole in it and welded a 1/8th in female pipe bung on it and installed a fleetgaurd filterminder, the whole setup is pretty nifty, better filter without the junk airbox, I like it a lot sounds pretty neat too, its my gpas truck and he thinks it sounds cool too, satisfied customer is all I care haha thanks for the help guys!
The DIY does sound great, especially on an early 99 with the WW screaming.

BTW, I see in your sig you have an 84 300D. I've had a ton of the 123's and 126's and, IMO, they are hands-down the finest automobiles ever made. Nothing can touch their durability and reliability, I LOVE my truck but if I had to hop in a car and drive across Africa, it would be a 300d. How many miles does it have?
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The DIY does sound great, especially on an early 99 with the WW screaming.

BTW, I see in your sig you have an 84 300D. I've had a ton of the 123's and 126's and, IMO, they are hands-down the finest automobiles ever made. Nothing can touch their durability and reliability, I LOVE my truck but if I had to hop in a car and drive across Africa, it would be a 300d. How many miles does it have?
Lol I absolutely love my 300D, it is kind of my pride and joy, its my work car, its got 222000 on the clock and runs like a top, I removed the factory intake on it as well and have a similiar DIY intake on it too, lol that little turbo screams! I also got the wastegate plugged and the aneroid screw turned up on the injection pump as well, I love it!

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on my E99 i went to Lowe's and installed a 45* PVC pipe and fit perfect. here's a pic so you guys can see what it looks like, haven't clean the engine bay in a while.

P.S. i own a 1987 300D and have to drive it at least once a week
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i had a guy that comes to my shop try to sell me a 300d the trans was bad still drove under light throttle but body was clean motor only had 120k it sure did knock like hell tho but all those old mercedez diesels do i could have bought it for 800 bucks but couldnt scrape up the cash.

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