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Old 10-23-2007, 01:08 PM
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Hey im new here and am looking for some more power for my truck. I have the bully dog tripple dog with outlook monitor, bully intake and dual 4" exhaust. i love the set up, and have never lost a race to any other truck with these similar mods, including a banks dodge and a edge ford, i even take 150 harleys . but i still want more power with out blowing my truck up. i was thinking about either a 100 shot of through the intake or 80 of propaine. will my engine handle this or will i need to mod other parts? any suggestions would be great.
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Old 10-23-2007, 01:25 PM
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You will probably have to get headstuds before going any futher. Also, you'll need to think about beefing up the tranny some. With that much torque, it won't last long.
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I agree on the headstuds, your stock ones may hold up but new ones are never a bad idea with added HP.
I wouldn't worry about the tranny, rebuild it after it craps out and put some extra beef in it.
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you are for sure going to need studs with either propane or nos. You might want to look into getting a custom tuned sct that can give you some more power plus you're transmission will thank you. Don't forget about water meth injection.
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I agree with the above suggestions. Studs are gonna be a must if you are going to go any further with your mods. I also suggest looking into the SCT with custom tuning. It wakes up the 6.0L like no other IMHO. I am sure there will be others along with their opinions. Good luck with your mods.
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I'm not a big fan of adding drugs, but to each their own. They do add more power... I think you could see somewhere around another 20-40rwhp by switching to an SCT tuner with good custom tunes. Also your tranny will respond much better with an SCT vs the bullydog I think. The HP may not seem like much but you'll definately notice the difference on the ole "butt dyno" when you race it. And yes, if you're considering NOS, H2O/Meth, or pane you really should stud your motor first. I don't think your heads will stay seated long if you don't.
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get a custom sct and headstuds then do injectors or turbo or both. say no to drugs
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thanks everyone for the advice, i went to a local store and they said the same about the studs so im ordering them. i have never heard of water/meth. what is it and what are the ups/downs like improved gas mileage? Also what is sct tunes. when i was looking at chips no one at any store ever mentioned them yet every one here recommends them. so where can i find them with these custom tunes for my truck, do i have to have someone come take out my bullydog kit and replace it and program a custom sct?

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thanks everyone for the advice, i went to a local store and they said the same about the studs so im ordering them. i have never heard of water/meth. what is it and what are the ups/downs like improved gas mileage? Also what is sct tunes. when i was looking at chips no one at any store ever mentioned them yet every one here recommends them. so where can i find them with these custom tunes for my truck, do i have to have someone come take out my bullydog kit and replace it and program a custom sct?
Call either of these vendors for info about SCT. They can give you all the information you'll need.

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I am running Innovative Xtreme street program and you can see my 1/4 mile times in my signature. That was only launching at 4 psi.
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