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I thought I would share my excitement with you all. My BFI is shipped out and on the way to me. I have been waiting since December and now I am finally getting it.

The problem with waiting for this is I need it. When I installed the body lift my intake did not line up with the TB. The intake I have now is box style intake which is bolted to the body. This has been stopping me from driving my truck.....as well as my bumper haha. This is one of the items that will make my truck drivable. Once my bumper gets here then I can finally drive it!

I will use this thread to post pics of the BFI when I get it, as well as the review. I will try to dyno my truck before and after.....but with the 40" tires I dont know about taking them on and off too many times hahha

Since I have the new BFI on the way I have an intake for sale haha. I have a S&B intake which is in great shape and works awesome. It is rated to be the best gain in HP for a box style intake. Here are some pics of it. I will also be putting it for sale in the classifieds. I am not going to put a price to it right now since that will be in the classifieds. I am not selling it here just letting th word out!



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Wow man! Good for you! What's even more awesome is that you didnt have to wait 6+ months for it. You will love it, just as I love mine. Only advice I would offer is to get a oil free filter for it. I put an Amsoil filter on mine and it runs like a champ! The only other mod I made to mine was to create a secondary mounting bracket. The bracket he sent to me had to be modified in order for it to fit right. Then it still had more lateral movement than I liked, so I made my own bracket and now that thing is solid as a rock! The silicone tube off of the tb gives it the flex it needs to allow for the torque and movement of the engine. I am very happy for you. Did you have to bombard him with emails to get service? Don't forget the pics when you get it installed!
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WOW! Congrats, man. That's a long wait...
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might consider takin off the "fuzz", a much cleaner look... I also run a dryflow from amsoil as well

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Thats awesome. did he say if he was shipping the final production parts or is that all still on hold like it has been for the last 5 years. has anyone gotten the right number plate and the filter cleaner he said he would throw in for having to wait so long.
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I had to send him so many emails it wasnt funny. I called every other day and left messages. I really dug deep to get a response even. Out of 10 emails he would say something once. It is very irritating to deal with that company but I guess the part is worth it.

Ya he told me they are prototype parts or something. I am not sure if he is sending me those or he had gotten parts. He said so many different things to me I am just glad to be getting it. The funny thing was he said it was shipping out in December. Then after that I tried and tried to get a hold of him to see when it was shipping. Then I got a hold of him a couple months after that and he said "ok I will send it in 10 days". Then I sent emails NO RESPONSE for a couple months again....now I am finally getting it!

Really I was in need of this intake since I need a new one to drive my truck. The intake now is bolted to the body so when I lifted it with the BL it doesnt work. I ws actually going to cancel my order from him just so I can order something right away and get it. I was thinking of the Vararram just cause it sits right on top of the motor and I wouldnt have to worry about the B.L.
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I cant believe it came yesterday! ahaha. I have a BFI badge on the intake, I guess you guys were wondering about that??
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Thats awesome. did he say if he was shipping the final production parts or is that all still on hold like it has been for the last 5 years. has anyone gotten the right number plate and the filter cleaner he said he would throw in for having to wait so long.
Hell no! No final production parts, no correctly numbered plate, just a bill to pay for the damn import fees that he claimed he was taking care of. I think anything that anybody has received or will receive should be considered as the "final" parts. I in no way believe that this man will be sending us anything else. I guess it's just good to see other people actually getting their orders. What's that make now? 5 total composites produced and shipped? In the fall of 2010 he was supposed to be receiving 5-6 units per week out of one mold and was supposed to have another mold within a week or two at that time! So by my count he should have produced somewhere between 150-200 of those air suckers by this point, so what in the heck is he doing? I mean besides avoiding his customers, but that seems to be his full tome job.
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Hell no! No final production parts, no correctly numbered plate, just a bill to pay for the damn import fees that he claimed he was taking care of. I think anything that anybody has received or will receive should be considered as the "final" parts. I in no way believe that this man will be sending us anything else. I guess it's just good to see other people actually getting their orders. What's that make now? 5 total composites produced and shipped? In the fall of 2010 he was supposed to be receiving 5-6 units per week out of one mold and was supposed to have another mold within a week or two at that time! So by my count he should have produced somewhere between 150-200 of those air suckers by this point, so what in the heck is he doing? I mean besides avoiding his customers, but that seems to be his full tome job.
I never got an additional shipping bill. I wouldnt of paid it anyways.
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I didn't want to pay it, but UPS was gonna turn it over to collections. That is something I definitely don't want to deal with.
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