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Stock Intake Filter alighnment

Hey Guys

I finally got around to putting on a stock intake, only took me 4 years had to get one without a MAF, cause my truck is special.

My truck came with an aftermarket one and I really want better filtration and hopeing to reduce a little noise.

I got it all alighned and pressed together, yet it still shows a gap..is this normal? there is no leaks and it's seated in there as far as it will go.



Took it for a spin, and noticed that the compressor side of the turbo noise has quieted down alittle bit, less whine, and it idle smoother, and I swear it has more power from a dead stop wtf! Also, I boosted it up a few times, huge reduction in turbo farts.


On my aggtow tune I can still hit 25-27lbs of boost. I'm glad I went with a stock unit, and have the piece of mind of great filtration!

Looks like I'm gonna be selling my aftermarket intake

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mine looks like it has a gap as well. After 80K+ miles, I have never seen any dirt/dust past the filter.


Just make sure the bottom tabs are in the holes in the filter, if they are, you should be good.

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Thanks, I actually took it back out to double check everything and its as far as it will go, tabs in the slots!

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MBRP 4'' Exhaust Turbo back, No Cat
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Stock Airbox, NON-MAF Truck
GT3788VA POWERMAX Turbo
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What aftermarket intake did it have on it?

Did you ever notice any pariculates getting past the filter?

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A gap is normal. It was talked about a lot in the early years.

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What aftermarket intake did it have on it?

Did you ever notice any pariculates getting past the filter?
The aftermarket intake I have is the AFE Stage II, Magnum Force SI CAI. Good intake, I never had a problem with it. I plan on selling it.

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5'' Tuff Country Lift
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MBRP 4'' Exhaust Turbo back, No Cat
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GT3788VA POWERMAX Turbo
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My stock one had a gap.

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