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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-05-2017, 08:43 AM Thread Starter
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Weird noise after S&B cold air intake install

So when I let off the go pedal, I get a cross between a cat hissing, and whoosh of air coming from the truck. It lasts for like a second.

I thought maybe I was hearing turbo noise that I couldn't hear before the 4" turbo back exhaust, but then I read it is air coming out of the larger aftermarket intake.

Can anybody confirm that?

It is really loud when shifting into OD/4 under load while pulling my toy hauler.

Sounds similar to this guy's video:

2001 F-350, 7.3L, Crew Cab, 4x4, Dually.
202,000 miles, and going strong.
4" Turbo Back MBPR Exhaust
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6.0 Trans Cooler

It likes to pull a 44' 3" 2016 XLR Thunderbolt 420AMP Toy Hauler
ISSPRO 3 gauge (pyro, boost, trans) pillar install.
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It's normal. It's just air coming back out.
The stock box does it but it's enclosed so you don't hear it.
It's not the wastegate. The wastegate doesn't make noise.
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^ like blue said.

The only downside is you may want to floor it and let your foot off the pedal just so you can hear that noise 😂


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