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Baby Swamps???

My wife hates driving my truck- she say's it's a "dog". It's a firewood getter, dump hauler, pulls 10k occasionally. I don't want to get a newer truck or switch to a cummins or whatever. I just want a little more power. I am not looking to set record quarter mile times or dump a ton of money into this thing. Would these Baby Swamps with a custom tuned chip be the way to go? Truck has a Banks Git Kit on it that consists of a Banks ottomind chip and downpipe. The chip was on truck when I bought it- def not my choice.

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A custom tuned chip alone would get exactly what your after bud

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But with a new set of injectors and a chip. You would REALLY enjoy it


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Are the chips swamps sells w the injectors ok for our trucks?

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Yes they have custom tunes as well and are pretty good from what I hear

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How much of a difference is baby swamps compared to stocks?

Like would we need e fuel for just baby swamps?

I been looking into this.


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I was just reading about them on their site and it says they run fine on an otherwise stock setup (hpop, mech fuel) but rec a downpipe (3"). They sound like a good deal and if the custom chip is available for the $300, an even better deal?
Bring on the snow please so I can start paying for all of this....

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Electric fuel no, ANY injector upgrade pretty much requires a hpop upgrade to at least a sd 17* pump, the stock 15 is sh!t

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Electric fuel no, ANY injector upgrade pretty much requires a hpop upgrade to at least a sd 17* pump, the stock 15 is sh!t
Will the 17 sd pump work on a 1995 7.3?


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No, needs modification for the anti-drainback, and the baby swamps are what 120-140 cc? Not big enough over my stock ones to consider using them, my stock hpop barely keeps up and throws a code every time I get on it and keep in the throttle

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2000 Excursion 7.3 4x4 246k
1995 CCLB DRW 324K
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The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
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Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
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Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
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