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How much boost should a 1997 7.3LPSD be getting? its completly stock? im getting about 13 to 15 pounds of boost right now. Also, what is the normal egt when cruising about 75 at 2 grand rpm? im reading between 700 to 820.
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post #2 of 10 Old 08-29-2007, 01:44 PM
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both sound pretty normal to me.

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That's normal. Are you running a chip or tuner?

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I dont have a chip or tuner yet. i plan on getting on soon though. i know i have to get new injectors soon cause my stock ones sticking badwhen cold. also need to get a new intake filter, my green cold air filter has a crack down the center..
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A good flowing exhaust and 3" downpipe will help with egt when adding a chip. You will get a little more boost (20-25 psi). When you change injectors, go ahead and look at some higher flow units. You would not belive the difference a set of stage 1 injectors makes. If you don't want to get bigger injectors, look at a 1.0 exhaust housing, or Quick spool housing.

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I have zero boost at idle and lite accleration. about 1 # driving around with me an the dog 5 to 6 # while going through hte gears maby hit 10 very short time . Wen i have my 5th wheel on i cruse about 4 #boost, 6to10# while going up small hills , egt's are the same as yours.while driving along i run about 2100 rpm on the road this gives me about 63/65mph and optium fule milage. ive clocked this religiousy ! <<<<<<BILL>>>>>>

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ya, i was thinking of getting stage 2 injectors, stage 2 intake, and a bigger turbo. what brands would you all recommend? plus if i go with these bigger injectors and turbo, would i have to do anything with like the map sensor or idm?
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before that i would update the trans

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what upgrades should i do to a manual trans then if i am going to do all this work to the motor?
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You need a good clutch (South Bend) and a single mass flywheel conversion. You will also want to upgrade the HPOP and probably need more fuel. For a turbo, I would go with the H2

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