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MAC intake question...

Ok, intakes....how many times has this question been asked? lol

I was looking at the MAC, and was curious about a couple things. I see alot of you guys are running the MAC intakes, are you happy with them?

Is the Intake tube stainless?

Does it sound pretty cool? I've heard the steel intakes sound pretty nice with an exhaust. Any info is appreciated. Thanks!
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anyone running a K&N 77 series on their 4.0?
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Ok, intakes....how many times has this question been asked? lol

I was looking at the MAC, and was curious about a couple things. I see alot of you guys are running the MAC intakes, are you happy with them?

Is the Intake tube stainless?

Does it sound pretty cool? I've heard the steel intakes sound pretty nice with an exhaust. Any info is appreciated. Thanks!
I'm really happy with mine. For the price, it's a well engineered part. The pipe looks stainless, but it could just be chrome plated. No rust, so I'm guessing it's a good grade of metal. Sounds much better than stock, with a good loud "snort" when the engine needs air.
Their airfilters are also pretty good. No excess oil (like K&N), and even after 2 years mine didn't seem all that dirty. For $26 I just purchased a new one, and have the old as backup.

http://silvertank.batcave.net/MAC.html
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thats cool. im down to the MAC or the new FRAM Boost intake. I'm not a big K&N fan....too long of a story to explain lol.

so it sounds better too eh? thats what I like to hear.
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i loved mine, but i was a retard and sold it. it sounds good. the piece is chrome too.

ill be getting another one paired with the new AMSOIL air filters.
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Is it made well?

I'm torn between the MAC and the Fram Boost.

I'm running an Airhog in the stock box right now.

I'll probably end up with the MAC. Is there anything else I should know about it before I head to the checkout counter? lol anyone have some pictures they could throw up real quick?
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very well made.

besides the filter is oil based which is why i didnt like it. i would recommend getting a filter from bob that is a cone style amsoil filter

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yeah I'm not crazy about the oiled filters either.
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Im in the same boat as Zach, when i get one, i wont even use the oiled filter. Amsoil filter is what i'll end up getting with the MAC tube.
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im glad to see you guys have your heads on stright with the filters, the AMSOIL ones are definately the way to go nowadays.

the MAC is a great intake, ive never had any complaints about it. I also like the volant with its closed box design. we have quite a few intakes on our site that fit your application

http://jusnesmodified.com/store/inde...th=155_183_203
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d oyou know what ams filter fits the MAC intake? maybe you should make that an option on your store to add that to the order?
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I'll have to look into the AMS filter.
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yea im thinking of buying the mac too...but i think im going to build a box around it to block off the hear...i had one when i first bought the truck but i sold it cause i started getting worse gas millage....maybe cause i was sucking to much worm air...
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I was happy with mine on my 3.0.
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ok, I think I'm sold. I'm getting the MAC.
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id have to see the dimensions on the MAC filter to offer the amsoil one, but even so, with AMSOILs strict policy, i cant show it on my site, it would have to be ordered via AMSOIL via my site, or through me directly.
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