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post #1 of 19 Old 10-17-2011, 09:57 AM Thread Starter
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is it too soon for steroids?

i just recently purchased a 2011 psd i now have 900 miles on it and i already want to chip it etc....... and for some reason i have a feeling that its too soon....... i know steroids are illeagal until its like 5 years old or something lol i aint even checked out my warranty yet but im more worried about truck break in and not screwing something up. cause when i popped the while it was running, i decided that it was really busy and had a lot going on under there..... which equals me not jacking with anything..... but i want to sooo bad lol just some info would b nice, thanks.

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If it were me I'd wait until you get some more miles on it. At 22k I finally did a torq2. I'll do a real tuner later on, don't want to lose the warranty just yet.

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I put my tuner in before 10k all is well but remember there all built different . I just said screw it and did it the day after h&S release there tuning. Have not regretted it at all.

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But mattys crazy like that, he does everything first. He's already done nitrous and waiting on his twin kit to be released. Im jealous BTW haha.

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I put my mini maxx on at about 1800 miles and I have about 2700 on it now. I figure if something is gonna break it's gonna break.


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I'd at least wait until after the initial break in and oil change...at least a couple thousand miles. JMO.
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you just have to remember.. you have to pay to play... there is a small chance something bad can happen and completely void out your warranty.... you just have to be prepared for the worst.. a new engine will cost you about 15k
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Amen to that

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But mattys crazy like that, he does everything first. He's already done nitrous and waiting on his twin kit to be released. Im jealous BTW haha.
haha loco.
i was always told by my engine builder to drive it like you will be driving it. don't baby it for the break-in drive it normal lots of load and lots to vacuum to set the rings and get everything to seat in. so thats what i did with my truck too. its my belief that these engines come pretty much broke in anyway. so if your going to work it........WORK IT.it will love it

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dual 6" MBRP black stacks. DPF, DEF, EGR Delete
ZEX NOS kit with .088 jet
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We suggest putting at least a few thousand miles on it first to make sure that something wasnt overlooked during production. Once those few thousand miles are on and all is well........



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