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post #1 of 46 Old 05-04-2009, 08:09 PM Thread Starter
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What am I missing....

Well we all know my truck is under the knife....Getting an 04.5 build with a stage I cam, Stage I valvetrain, all new bearings, new rings balanced and decked ect..... ported heads, ported intake manifold, jet coated exhaust manifolds, chromoley push rods, jet coated IC tubes, coolant circulation lines, 200cc and something injectors, large turbo to go along with the head studs, stage 3 fuel sys, water meth, Banks IC, ATS Race tranny and sct custom tunes...

So am I over looking anything.....any suggestions...any other cheap mods that will make a difference.....any mods a must I didn't list........getting all put together soon so all suggestions would be helpful

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ITP's Fuel Regulated Return Kit, considering also how high your rpm range is going to be after this might want to consider a fluidampner as well, I know it helped me.

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Cheap mods?????????? With a list like that it looks like you hit the lotto. I dont see a zoodad in your signature.

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Man your truck is gonna be sweet. Find a way to make a good intake manifold and heads that will flow equally and that should be a good easy mod.J/K. I would hit Trusted up for the fuel system, they are making some sweet stuff.

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I agree with Vizsla about Trusted.. They are making some awesome stuff..

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Well I have the ATS Stage 3 fuel system and a regulated return. I am not going with the dampner since the block will be balanced. I am so twisted when it comes to the turbo selection......VGT vs. NON VGT vs. Size.... I know if I go with a non vgt it will probably be a 64mm from TRUSTED or RCD.....If I go VGT it will be the Auroa VGT 4000 or the Elite SS.......I just have to consider spool up and longevity.....maybe the non vgt will be the ticket..... O yeah I do have the egr delete........ I may do a crank case vent system from BD and an Amsoil by pass filter system..... Other than that what else can you all think of.....

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only thing i can think of is loan us some money to do our trucks.lmao


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HaHaHaHa.....very funny...actually like alot of americans now, I had to sell a quad, sell some guns and some collectables and beg and barrow to make this happen......was forced to when my 03 motor dumped the #8 cylinder and cracked the block......so actually I didn't have the money.........gotta sacrafice those bills too......but I need a truck running and I might as well do it right...or attempt to do it right

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I have one question why are you even considering going back to a VGT turbo with what your wanting to do???

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Depending on if your hauling heavy or not, with 200 plus mm^3 injectors(or even if it's just 200mm^3 injectors, I think you'll need something bigger then the 64mm to use all that fuel. Might want to think of a 66mm, might still be able to haul with it if you get the tuning right. I still have quite a lot of smoke with my hotter tunes with the 64mm from RCD and I only have the 150mm^3 injectors, can't imagine what 200 on up mm^3 injectors would spew out.

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Spartan Stage 1 Towing Injectors
Headstuds
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Suncoast Heavy Duty Torqshift Rebuild
ITP Fuel Regulated Return
Straight Piped MBRP 5" Exhaust
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