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PPE air box MOD

Discussion in 'Intakes and Exhausts' started by bikerboy, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. bikerboy

    bikerboy New Member

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    Don't know it this is in the right spot, but who here has done the PPE Air Box MOD? I did mine over the weekend then got curious so i took it for a drive. 21.?? MPG. Thats up 2 MPG. Makes me happy :eyebrows:
     
  2. peidson

    peidson Diesel Enthusiast

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    I'm glad you saw an improvement. I can't say that I did.
     
  3. BoostN

    BoostN Well-Known Member Staff Member Administrator

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    It after removing my stock intake and taking a look at it, the mod has to help. There are alot of restrictions..
     
  4. bikerboy

    bikerboy New Member

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    thats what i thought. it took a whole 5 min to do, and its free :D
     
  5. bigBOOST

    bigBOOST New Member

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    ill be doing the mod within the next week hopefully. Ill post up what it does for me!
     
  6. tinman22

    tinman22 New Member

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    I havent noticed anything with the mod. other than slightly cooler intake temps.
     
  7. Haulinbass02

    Haulinbass02 Diesaholic

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    I got slightly better fuel mileage and less smoke. With the PPE Xcelerator I'm sure it helps, they recommend it to maximize the tune. It's free so why not?
     
  8. RedneckBuckeye

    RedneckBuckeye Recruit

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    I did it but my truck is a garage queen now so when I do drive it I can't keep my foot out of to to check th MPG.
     
  9. TomTom12

    TomTom12 New Member

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    Some say to have good improvements with this mod. Be sure to let us know if you see any difference from before!
     
  10. RI Chevy Silveradoman

    RI Chevy Silveradoman At your service Staff Member Moderator

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    I recently did the PPE air intake mod and the truck does seem to breathe better. The actual mod was a piece of cake. It also lets you clean out the big black plastic pieces really well! ;)
     
  11. toytruckman

    toytruckman New Member

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    I did mine can't say i "noticed" anything but I do like it
     
  12. RI Chevy Silveradoman

    RI Chevy Silveradoman At your service Staff Member Moderator

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    Yea, definitely not like a night and day change. It does give the air box a better chance to breathe better.
     
  13. ripmf666

    ripmf666 Registered user

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  14. Marauderer

    Marauderer Grumpy Old Cur***geon

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    I did the mod about a week ago. It was a minor pain in the Ar$$e. ended up using a Dremal tool with a rotozip bit. Chewed it right out and then cleaned up the residue. Well worth the effort and I have gotten at least a 1 mpg increase in milage.

    isn't it great that there are still companies out there that will share without raping you financially. I think it is outrageous the price they get for aa cold air package today. I also like the PPE mod as you have to look kinda close to see it. I put the small plate baffle back on top of it when I reinstalled it. I like mods you can't see for the sleeper effect.

    Now I need to get my 4" exhaust system but, I wanty ity quiet so I can listen to my tunes on the long trip. I am tired of exhaust systems with the big drone. Any recommendations or comments??
     
  15. CtChevy427

    CtChevy427 Still Kicking.... Staff Member Lead Moderator

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    Barry, here is a link to help you out with your choosing an exhaust. I too am in the same boat as you. When the time is right I will be looking for something made with 304 stainless so it will last with all the ice melt chemicals they throw around here.
     
  16. BoostN

    BoostN Well-Known Member Staff Member Administrator

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    Mine is 304 Bill. I don't have the harsh winters you guys have but mine is holding up great. Been on 3+ years.
     
  17. Marauderer

    Marauderer Grumpy Old Cur***geon

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    The link thread wasn't worth anything. there was no meaningful info in the thread. Everybody wanted noise.
     
  18. Unit453

    Unit453 Cruises comfortably at 140... Staff Member Administrator

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    Negative on everyone. I did not want noise. I wanted functionality.
     
  19. btfarm

    btfarm Quarter Million Worth Staff Member Moderator

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    WTF there Barry? That reply didn't sound like you... Bad day?
     
  20. Marauderer

    Marauderer Grumpy Old Cur***geon

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    Me to!!!


     

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