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will a cold air intake make my turbo loud?

I have a 2000 f-250 Powerstroke :smoke and want to make it a little louder, more turbo noise, exhaust noise.
What is the best air intake to get, I am looking for better fuel economy, and more noise.
And for exhaust noise, can I get away with cutting the muffler out of the stock system or is it best to get a new system?
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I can definatly hear mine more now with the new cold air intake

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the cold air systems open up the intake and get rid of all the baffles that quiet it down. So yes you will hear it more.

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i added a K&N intake kit and you can hear the turbo way better now when you get on it. but mine has a drumming sound when cruising at around 40 to 70 km it drives me up the wall.
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i put a k&n on my 99 but at the same time i put on 5" exhaust couldnt tell ya if there was intake noise

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the loudest one.... get the AFE stage 2.... about as loud as you can get or the tymar intake will work to ...it is alot cheaper.. I think Mark at dieselperformanceparts has a great deal on the AFE stage II...350 or something... or tymar is about 70-100 bucks

as for the exhaust.... straight pipe... or go with a walker muffler..cheap way to go..

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not really gonna sound to impressive unless you get a wicked wheel, then it will whistle like a turbo should

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Yes you will definitely notice more noise with a cold air intake. As mentioned above get the AFE stage 2 or do a Tymar, these will increase the noise the most, then remove your foil wrap around the IC tube and gain alittle more whistle, not to mention it looks better also. Gene :mafia

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I have a tymar and I really can hear my BB turbo whistle.
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