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Fast 04s ?

Okay, so can anyone explain why 04s are so damn fast? More so than 05-07. what is different?


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You comparing stock vs stock?

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Re: Fast 04s ?

03 and early 04s are faster different programming turbo and a few other things.

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They are also lighter.

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Fast 04s ?

Yea, stock to stock. Hell even the canned SCT tune performance is 30 HP more on the 04. Is it in the PCM and the FICM? What makes an 04 lighter?


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Generally, the earlier flashes of the FICM and ECM are more aggressive. The suspension in the 05-07 trucks is heavier, usually a couple hundred pounds.

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heheheheheheheheeh 03s rip!!!!!


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heheheheheheheheeh 03s rip!!!!!
Damn right!!! We also have hood insulation and a glove box light!!LOL!!


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We also have hood insulation
Well, I don't anymore... EGTs got too high once and she caught on fire a little bit

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Well, I don't anymore... EGTs got too high once and she caught on fire a little bit
FIRE, any bad damage?!

Mine went MIA also, I was experimenting with under hood temps with and without the insulation.


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