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Water Meth or Intercooler?

I am wanting to lower EGT's while towing, etc. Which is the better solution, water meth or Turbonetics intercooler upgrade?

I have the Spartan tuner, AFE intake and a 5" exhaust.

Will either upgrade affect the Spartan?

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I am wanting to lower EGT's while towing, etc. Which is the better solution, water meth or Turbonetics intercooler upgrade?

I have the Spartan tuner, AFE intake and a 5" exhaust.

Will either upgrade affect the Spartan?
If I had to do it again I would do the intercooler first........and then the Water/Meth

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Why the intercooler first?

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Why the intercooler first?
Intercooler will always be there, you don't have to worry about refilling the water/meth tank, in the short run, depending on what meth kit you get it will be cheaper, but with the cost of boost juice you'll make up the difference

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IC then water/meth, lots of threads about this before.

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Goolsbymd - You have both installed, and I have read your threads, thanks for the information.

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which IC? Spearco or Turbonetics?

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Same thing.

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"Same thing."

That it is. I will probably get it from Extreme Diesel Performance. I think I might need new boots as well.

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diesel site has boots, not cheap though. id look into the CCV mod to keep the new IC free of oil and boots not getting covered

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Performance: No Cat/DPF, Spartan 275, MBRP, aFe, Snow Performance, NX, Farmboy Fab, Spearco, SunCoast, Autometer, Mag-Hytec, Fox Shocks, CCV Mod
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