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post #1 of 14 Old 10-18-2009, 10:51 AM Thread Starter
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I have a 97 F-250 7.3 power stroke with 81000 miles on it. I want to try one of the performance chips like bully dog or hyper chip. Want some info on what is the best one. And any thing eles I can do to help the performance that is not to hard to do my self.
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The best one would be a TW or a TS although there are many good ones out there. I dont recommend running these with out gauges though!

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You need a pyro, a boost, and if you have an automatic tranny, tranny temp gauge. Then you can look into chips. Like said, a TS or TW chip will do wonders for the truck. Also opening up the intake, and doing an exhaust (and getting rid of the stock downpipe which is really restrictive).

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Thanks Can i ask TS or TW where do i get them? Thanks
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the TW is a tony wildman chip very good imo i have one and raul from steath is the man to talk to about them he is great to deal with also a downpipe and intake plus guages as stated before are great to have you can do the 10K mod for a lil more get up details are in the mod section on 7.3s

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I'd go for a chip from Bill at Power Hungry Performance - Feed your hunger for POWER! Check out our Gryphon Programmer for Ford vehicles!. Bill has been tuning longer than just about anybody and is top notch!

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Dont mess with Bully Dog or Hypertech. Go with Tony Wildman, PHP, Beans, or Swamps custom tunes.

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No personal experience with Beans but thats who I'm going to for a chip

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If your truck is stock you need to start with intake, exhaust including 3" DP, guages then do a custom tuned chip, there are a lot of custom tuners, I was very happy with my tuning from beans

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