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Getting Bored With my 6.0

I haven't done anything to my rig in a while. so id like to do something to it. What should i do? I dont want to spend a a$$ load of money just something to make a difference in it.

2004 6.0 Lifted 8 in 37x14.5x20 inch tires
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SCT W/ Tunes
4 in from the turbo back.
Glow shift gauges EGT Boost and Trans temp
HID Headlights
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EGR Delete
03 Turbo
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I believe that I would have to go with an EGR solution, before it leads to an a** load of money. You could also go with an Edge Insight so you can tell if you really need to be running those tunes or not.

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Well unfortunately you will have to spend a pretty penny to get much more out of your truck. The only things that will actually do a whole lot for the truck are new injectors and a bigger turbo. However, there is one thing that might help and that is a FICM tune. Depending on your strategy (based on the year of your truck), you may benefit from either a PHP or IDP tune to your FICM. The tunes are about 150-200 bucks and can net you about 30hp and up to and over 1 mpg gain in fuel economy. I would research that area as the best bang for your buck right now. Because otherwise, you are probably looking at $5k at the very least (if you do your own work and more than that if not) for anymore power. JMO and hope it helps.

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its goin to a buddy in a week or 2 to have that stuff done.
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I believe that I would have to go with an EGR solution, before it leads to an a** load of money. You could also go with an Edge Insight so you can tell if you really need to be running those tunes or not.

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mods so far:
SCT W/ Tunes
4 in from the turbo back.
Glow shift gauges EGT Boost and Trans temp
HID Headlights
HID Foglights
EGR Delete
03 Turbo
Studs and Gaskets
Coolant Filter Kit
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its goin to a buddy in a week or 2 to have that stuff done.
Well in that case I would have to agree with the spending major cash or ficm tune.

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where do u get the FICM tune from. i just replaced the FICM also. i thought about trying out some different tunes. I hear alot of talk about the looney tune.

2004 6.0 Lifted 8 in 37x14.5x20 inch tires
mods so far:
SCT W/ Tunes
4 in from the turbo back.
Glow shift gauges EGT Boost and Trans temp
HID Headlights
HID Foglights
EGR Delete
03 Turbo
Studs and Gaskets
Coolant Filter Kit
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Well a FICM tune is different than an ECM tune which is what the "Looney tune", SRL, x-race, etc. all are. You can find out more about the FICM tunes at powerhungryperformance.com, innovativediesel.com, on these forums, etc. You will have to either pull your FICM and send it to them to be tuned or have a tuner sent to you to tune the FICM. The PHP website should get you started.

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05+ stock or aftermarket intake elbow to delete ithe throttle body, or for $0 pull the intake throttle blade. Fog light mod. Randy Ellis design Sleekster lightbar.
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How can you get board! Something new to fix every week. Lol

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