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Hey guys I'm starting a build for a buddy this week and just looking to get some advice on everything. Just wanna make sure it sounds like a good set up and I'm not forgetting anything. Here's what I got so far. ARP studs, OEM gaskets, oil cooler, warren 175/75 injectors with drivin diesel RR. Should regulated return be enough to support these injectors? MTW Madmax turbo, standpipes and dummy plugs. Egr is already deleted. HD up-pipes, FICM rebuild with either atlas 40 or 80 tune along with gear head tunes, sinister coolant filter, and that's all I remember for now. Gonna have an extra grand to play with so should I go for banks technicooler kit, ported and polished intake, or what? Love to hear from the pros. Thanks guys.

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175/75 and RR will depend on the health of the HFCM and tune PW used. A full fuel PW tune might starve the injectors to support the fuel volume and psi needed to support 175/75 if the HFCM is weak.


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OK so what would you recommend to prevent starving? Maybe a dumb question but everybody says fass and airdog have a lot of failures so I'm not sure what to use.

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It's the Airdog II units that people are having issues with, the "standard" Airdogs have a good reputation. You could also put a 6.4 fuel pump between the tank and the stock 6.0 pump. People are having good luck with this when you add a sump as well. For the extra $1,000 I'd suggest putting if toward an intake manifold.
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So can the original airdog still be purchased or have they been replaced with the airdog 2?

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So can the original airdog still be purchased or have they been replaced with the airdog 2?

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Yes, original AirDog and others will work as a feeder pump only. These pump are low psi pumps (about 10 psi) high volume. You would use this style pump to feed the stock HFCM.


The 6.0 requires a high psi high volume pump (50+ psi) to supply the injectors.

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