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post #1 of 6 Old 02-22-2008, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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It seems like my truck will have good days and bad days. One trip it will build boost quickly and have alot of power the next trip it will dog and struggle to build boost. I replaced the fuel filter and changed the oil about 1000 miles ago. I'm not sure where to start...

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Anyone have any ideas!!!

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post #3 of 6 Old 02-23-2008, 05:36 AM
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Sounds strange, certainly a lot of variables to consider. I wouldn't know where to begin.

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Does it run rough when it is down on power or just feel sluggish. Do you think temperature could be a factor? Maybe EBPV?

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It doesnt run rough just slugish. no ebpv. i let it warm up for 30-45min it seems like the first trip of the day is the best but when i shut it off thats it from there it lacks power

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4" SS Magnaflow
DIY Intake
Boost, Pyrometer, Trans temp gauges
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