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New guy build thread
OK, here is my story; I am new to the forum and somewhat new to diesels. I have a 95 F350 CC 7.3. The truck has 185K on the chassis but only 85K on the “factory replaced” motor and trans. This past spring I towed my jeep (8500 .lbs) out to Moab, UT and in Colorado I could not maintain 20 mph up the passes. Hell the semis were passing me with no problem up the pass. The motor just seems to be tiered and worn out.
The story gets better. My brother is in college studding diesel engineering technology. He is in need of a project for the spring semester. So the new plan is to have him re-build the motor. Since I am pulling to motor and tearing it apart I figure it is a good time to add some power adders.
Guys, what should I do to the motor for more power. This is how it currently sits:
DP Tuners chip 20-40-80-120 HP
Cobbled together 3.5-4” exhaust
Bigger turbo (which one , not sure)
6 speed swap
What else should I do?
The new guy