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post #1 of 4 Old 04-25-2012, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
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Question Need to beef up my idi!

I just traded my vw car for a 1990 7.3 idi! From what I've discovered so far mods are hard to come by for this truck. I'm looking for a [B]low budget power boost without turning to a turbo kit just yet. I'm new to diesel so i'm kind of in the dark when it comes to mods. I was thinking maybe intake and exhaust? it has a stock intake on it and the kid who had it put a 6 inch stack on it??? shouldnt it need a little more back pressure? anyways other than the stack it has new oem starter, glow plugs, injectors, fuel pump and thats about it...its only got a 110k on it so I hope to get a lot of life out of it! Let me know what you think!!!!!!!
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Diesel's dont need back pressure. Open up the intake any way you can. Find yourself a pyro, and instal into the exhaust manifold, then you can turn the pump up.

By far the best bang for the buck is a turbo though. I would start saving $$$

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Get a turbo.... I might be coming off of one Idono just yet
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turn up the fuel pump its it a little power and black smoke
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