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What mods make the best trailer puller

I'm looking at building my truck for towing 6K-10K trailers at elevations from
4K-9K feet. I know "to start with dump the Edge and get an SCT custom tune from Matt or Eric". I sold my highly modified Dodge and I'm tired of getting past by Dodges pulling my Boat, ATV's and Sleds. If I turn my Edge to 100HP my EGT's are getting to hot. I assume a larger vg turbo is a good starting point after custom tunes of course. What does anyone suggest? What mods have worked well and which mods should I stay away from? I wanted a Tower not a Drag truck. That being said I plan to keep my automatic truck with the stock gears and with the 35" tires.


04 Ford Black Harley Davidson Crew Cab SB, 5" Lift, 35" BFG KM's, Detroit LS Front, XDI Intake, 4" Turbo back Exhaust, EGR Delete, Coolant Filter, Edge Evolution, Edge Insight EOT, ECT, Tranny Temp, Analog Pyro & Boost, ATS Deep Tranny Pan & Diff Cover.
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Well your right about the SCT tuner that would make a world of difference. Then if your really wanting a puller a built trans changes everything its like night and day pulling.

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get some air bags to help with the load, I love mine. coolant additive for the heat.
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