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Old 12-27-2009, 07:00 AM
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Where to begin performance upgrades

I have recently aquired a '97 crew cab duelly with 7.3 powerstoke. I was told it has a bullydog chip plugged into it. I am looking to improve my rigs performance, not necessarily drag it.....yet. I have been hearing that a TS 6 pos chip is good. But, I am thinking that I would need to improve the intake system and exhaust system to notice any real improvement from a chip. I really don't know where to begin. Thanks.
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Welcome to the .org I'd start with MBRP 4 "exhaust, guages(pyro,tranny,boost). Pyro is a must. DIY intake, DPTuner F5 chip, stage one injectors, I like my Swaps, others like Rosewood diesel for his injectors. BullyDog is over priced, for what you get. JMHO.
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Welcome,welcome. Intake and exhaust are a must to see results from a chip/tuner. Most go with TS, Wildman or a few others. Some, not sure which, can be reburned for future upgrades so you don't have to do all that you want right away. Look around a bit, use the search option and don't be afraid to ask questions.
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Welcome aboard! An improved exhaust and intake will make a difference for sure. Fill in you signature so the folks will know what you have.
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Thanks for all of the advice. I think my exhaust is good being it is 4", no cat/muff. It sounds like I should go with a high flow intake system like K&N or AFE. Will the 3" downpipe fit the stock turbo? Thanks again.
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I have the 97 Dually with the Bully Dog chip,and love the difference,I put a cold air intake on and my next step is exhaust system.
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Cool. What is a cold air intake? Like a K&N?
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Never ever use a K&N if you want the best..flowing and filtering only one choice..Tymar nothing beats it.
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Thanks for all of the advice. I think my exhaust is good being it is 4", no cat/muff. It sounds like I should go with a high flow intake system like K&N or AFE. Will the 3" downpipe fit the stock turbo? Thanks again.
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Never ever use a K&N if you want the best..flowing and filtering only one choice..Tymar nothing beats it.
Hi, Thanks again. I will look into that.
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